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Achmelvich Bay (Beach)

Wednesday 17 January

Low High Low High
01:13 07:01 13:32 19:22
1.3 m 4.6 m 1.3 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day W 29

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Thursday 18 January

Low High Low High
01:45 07:33 14:05 19:53
1.3 m 4.7 m 1.2 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 20

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Friday 19 January

Low High Low High
02:17 08:04 14:38 20:25
1.2 m 4.7 m 1.2 m 4.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 10

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Saturday 20 January

Low High Low High
02:50 08:38 15:11 20:59
1.2 m 4.7 m 1.2 m 4.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 8

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Sunday 21 January

Low High Low High
03:23 09:14 15:46 21:35
1.3 m 4.6 m 1.2 m 4.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain S 19

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Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Today:

Some bright or sunny intervals and scattered snow showers, although these falling as rain or sleet along the west coast. Showers will be heavy at times will some moderate falls of snow on hills. Strong northwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 3 °C.

Tonight:

The west will see further sleet or snow showers, some of these heavy. The east will soon become mainly dry although a few snow showers may develop later. Frosty. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

Thursday:

Cold with further snow showers, some on the heavy side giving some accumulations in places. Maximum Temperature 3 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday will see further wintry showers, heavy at first. Early showers on Saturday otherwise dry and bright. Wet and windy on Sunday with southeasterly gales along exposed coasts.

Updated at: 0300 on Wed 17 Jan 2018


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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.