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West Voe Sands (Beach)

Monday 24 July

Low High Low
06:09 12:42 18:25
0.2 m 1.9 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNE 12

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Tuesday 25 July

High Low High Low
00:53 06:55 13:30 19:09
2.0 m 0.2 m 1.9 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 6

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Wednesday 26 July

High Low High Low
01:39 07:41 14:15 19:52
2.0 m 0.2 m 1.8 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain ESE 17

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Thursday 27 July

High Low High Low
02:24 08:25 14:57 20:35
1.9 m 0.3 m 1.7 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 17

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Friday 28 July

High Low High Low
03:08 09:10 15:40 21:19
1.9 m 0.4 m 1.6 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals S 14

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

Dry but mostly cloudy, some occasional brightness in sheltered southern parts such as Sumburgh, Lerwick and perhaps South Ronaldsay whilst moderate northerly winds bring mist to north facing headlands and hills. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

This evening will be dry. Remaining dry overnight but with a good deal of cloud, some mist on north facing headlands at first. Winds becoming a light northwesterly. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Tuesday:

Mostly cloudy with just a few brighter intervals, chance of a brief shower. Light northwesterly winds, becoming variable later. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Dry for most of Wednesday but freshening winds and rain later in the day. Bright with a few showers at the end of the week.

Updated at: 0427 on Mon 24 Jul 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.