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Thursday 19 October

Low High Low High
04:50 11:15 17:00 23:27
0.5 m 3.0 m 0.8 m 3.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SE 23

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Friday 20 October

Low High Low
05:23 11:49 17:35
0.5 m 3.0 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 7

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Saturday 21 October

High Low High Low
00:04 05:56 12:23 18:08
3.1 m 0.6 m 3.0 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SE 19

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Sunday 22 October

High Low High Low
00:40 06:29 12:55 18:42
3.0 m 0.7 m 3.0 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day E 14

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Monday 23 October

High Low High Low
01:14 07:00 13:27 19:15
3.0 m 0.8 m 2.9 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 21

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

A cloudy day with some outbreaks of rain. Much of this light with some drier spells. Turning increasingly murky later across Orkney with some fog patches. Fresh to strong southeasterly winds, easing later over Orkney. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

Remaining cloudy with some mist at times, as well as some patchy rain, this becoming heavier at times overnight. Fresh to strong southeast winds over Shetland, lighter over Orkney. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Friday:

Shetland will stay dull and increasingly misty with some patchy rain. Early strong winds easing. Orkney looks brighter and drier with some sunshine but low cloud may push in later. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Rain pushing north on Saturday followed by sunshine and showers. Bright with some showers on Sunday and lighter winds. Changeable start to the new week with rain or showers.

Updated at: 0416 on Thu 19 Oct 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.