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Marwick

Sunday 20 August

Low High Low High
03:06 09:16 15:25 21:31
0.6 m 3.0 m 0.8 m 3.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast NNW 18

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Monday 21 August

Low High Low High
03:57 09:59 16:11 22:12
0.4 m 3.1 m 0.7 m 3.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NNE 6

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Tuesday 22 August

Low High Low High
04:44 10:40 16:55 22:52
0.3 m 3.1 m 0.6 m 3.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 16

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Wednesday 23 August

Low High Low High
05:28 11:22 17:36 23:35
0.2 m 3.1 m 0.6 m 3.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain ESE 21

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Thursday 24 August

Low High Low
06:09 12:04 18:15
0.3 m 3.1 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NE 15

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

This Evening and Tonight:

Sunny spells and the odd light shower this evening. Some long clear spells tonight but still one or two showers drifting across on the light to moderate northwesterly breeze. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Monday:

Orkney will be dry with some sunshine and light winds. Shetland also mainly dry with sunny spells but still one or two light showers here with a moderate northwesterly breeze. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Another mainly dry and bright day on Tuesday with some hazy sunshine. However Wednesday and Thursday look changeable with rain at times, possibly heavy on Thursday.

Updated at: 1535 on Sun 20 Aug 2017


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What are tides?

Tides refer to the rise and fall of a body of water, most commonly seen in the oceans; caused by the interaction between the moon, sun and Earth.

As the positions of Earth, sun and moon change in relation to each other, the gravitational pull and centrifugal forces acting upon the oceans vary and it is these differences that cause fluctuation in the height of the sea which we see at the tides going out and in.

In the UK we mostly experience a semi-diurnal tide which means we experience two high tides and two low tides each day. These occur approximately every 12 hours and 25 minutes.