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Sunday 24 September

High Low High Low
01:41 07:32 13:59 19:40
3.0 m 0.7 m 2.8 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain S 20

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Monday 25 September

High Low High Low
02:17 08:05 14:33 20:14
2.9 m 0.9 m 2.7 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 21

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Tuesday 26 September

High Low High Low
02:55 08:39 15:10 20:54
2.7 m 1.1 m 2.6 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 22

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Wednesday 27 September

High Low High Low
03:38 09:20 15:55 21:48
2.5 m 1.3 m 2.5 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 28

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Thursday 28 September

High Low High Low
04:33 10:23 16:52 23:17
2.4 m 1.5 m 2.4 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 21

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

Fairly cloudy, and while there will be some dry and fairly bright spells a little rain is expected from time to time. Winds will be a fresh to strong southeasterly, these winds easing across western Orkney at times. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

Mostly dry with variable cloud and some clear intervals, though the odd patch of rain is possible more likely across Orkney. Fresh southeasterly winds will persist. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Monday:

Little change is expected to the largely dry but rather cloudy conditions, with some brighter spells but also the odd pocket of light rain. Fresh to strong southeasterly breeze. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

The fresh to strong southeastrly winds will continue for much of the week. It will stay mainly dry, though Atlantic fronts will eventually arrive on Thursday bringing some heavier rain.

Updated at: 0408 on Sun 24 Sep 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.