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Tresta Sands (Beach)

Monday 27 March

Low High Low High
04:37 10:50 17:01 23:22
0.6 m 2.4 m 0.3 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast ENE 3
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Tuesday 28 March

Low High Low
05:17 11:29 17:40
0.5 m 2.5 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ENE 19
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Wednesday 29 March

High Low High Low
00:01 05:57 12:10 18:22
2.5 m 0.4 m 2.6 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ENE 16
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Thursday 30 March

High Low High Low
00:40 06:37 12:51 19:03
2.5 m 0.3 m 2.6 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 13
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Friday 31 March

High Low High Low
01:21 07:21 13:37 19:48
2.4 m 0.3 m 2.5 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 16
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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells at first, mainly across Orkney then cloud will spread across all parts on an easterly breeze. A few patches of haar with some light drizzle possible later in the night.Freshening easterly winds. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

Tuesday:

Mostly dry and rather cloudy. There may be a little light rain during the morning, especially over Orkney. Feeling cold with a fresh easterly breeze. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Mainly dry with sunny intervals Wednesday, turning wet and windy later. Rain clearing early Thursday then a mixture of sunny spells and a few showers for rest of the week.

Updated at: 1623 on Mon 27 Mar 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.