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Wednesday 18 January

High Low High Low
02:25 07:55 14:38 20:43
2.6 m 1.2 m 2.8 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 30
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Thursday 19 January

High Low High Low
03:11 08:38 15:26 21:35
2.5 m 1.4 m 2.6 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast WSW 26
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Friday 20 January

High Low High Low
04:03 09:35 16:23 22:40
2.4 m 1.5 m 2.5 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 19
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Saturday 21 January

High Low High Low
05:04 10:56 17:31 23:59
2.3 m 1.6 m 2.4 m 1.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 11
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Sunday 22 January

High Low High
06:13 12:38 18:44
2.4 m 1.5 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 20
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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

This Evening and Tonight:

This evening and tonight will be mainly dry with variable amounts of cloud and some clear periods. Fresh southwesterly winds, becoming near gale across Shetland later. Mild. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Wednesday:

Mostly cloudy across Shetland with some light rain or drizzle by afternoon. Orkney mainly dry with some brighter spells, particularly in the south. Strong southwesterly winds, easing later. Mild again. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Staying quite mild and often cloudy with some occasional rain. West or southwesterly winds becoming strong at times.

Updated at: 1503 on Tue 17 Jan 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.