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The Sands of Breckon (Beach)

Monday 26 June

Low High Low
05:14 12:04 17:32
0.1 m 2.7 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy N 17

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Tuesday 27 June

High Low High Low
00:14 06:04 12:54 18:20
2.8 m 0.1 m 2.5 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 8

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Wednesday 28 June

High Low High Low
01:04 06:55 13:43 19:09
2.7 m 0.2 m 2.3 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NE 15

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Thursday 29 June

High Low High Low
01:53 07:48 14:32 20:00
2.6 m 0.4 m 2.1 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNE 21

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Friday 30 June

High Low High Low
02:43 08:43 15:22 20:57
2.4 m 0.6 m 1.9 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy N 24

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

This Evening and Tonight:

A bright evening with just the odd shower lingering near Shetland. Clear spells and light winds will lead to a chilly night with winds falling light. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

Tuesday:

Mainly dry and bright but still one or two showers near Shetland. Cloud will thicken across Orkney in the afternoon heralding the arrival of patchy rain by the evening. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Unlike most of Scotland, the Northern Isles should stay largely dry and bright although some rain is possible on Thursday. Feeling cool in a freshening east or northeasterly breeze.

Updated at: 1728 on Mon 26 Jun 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.