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The Sands of Breckon (Beach)

Thursday 29 September

Low High Low High
02:46 09:26 14:59 21:36
0.6 m 2.5 m 0.8 m 2.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 32
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Friday 30 September

Low High Low High
03:21 10:02 15:33 22:13
0.5 m 2.6 m 0.7 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 19
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Saturday 1 October

Low High Low High
03:54 10:35 16:06 22:46
0.5 m 2.7 m 0.7 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals E 5
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Sunday 2 October

Low High Low High
04:25 11:05 16:36 23:17
0.5 m 2.7 m 0.7 m 2.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day S 9
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Monday 3 October

Low High Low High
04:55 11:33 17:06 23:47
0.6 m 2.7 m 0.7 m 2.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 25
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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

A very windy, showery first half of morning. Severe gale force southwesterly winds veering northwesterly later in morning and easing a little during afternoon. Also showers becoming fewer and lighter this afternoon with more sunshine. Feeling cooler. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

Clear periods and further showers, passing by quickly in the fresh westerly wind. It will be a colder night than of late. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Friday:

Bright or sunny spells during the day with further passing showers, a few on heavy side but not lasting for long. Feeling cool in the fresh to strong westerly wind. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

A much quieter spell of weather. Staying mostly dry with sunny spells. Winds will be very light over the weekend then a freshening southerly wind developing during Monday.

Updated at: 0431 on Thu 29 Sep 2016


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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.