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Monday 21 May

High Low High Low
02:35 09:09 15:29 21:27
2.8 m 0.7 m 2.6 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain NNE 25

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Tuesday 22 May

High Low High Low
03:46 10:23 16:51 22:44
2.6 m 0.7 m 2.5 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NE 15

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Wednesday 23 May

High Low High
05:08 11:37 18:12
2.5 m 0.8 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 8

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Thursday 24 May

Low High Low High
00:02 06:24 12:43 19:18
1.2 m 2.6 m 0.7 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSE 15

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Friday 25 May

Low High Low High
01:07 07:29 13:39 20:09
1.1 m 2.6 m 0.6 m 2.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ENE 9

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

A mostly cloudy day with rain and drizzle at first, gradually dying out during the day. A few bright spells developing, especially across Orkney. Patchy haar, especially over Shetland. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Tonight:

Remaining cloudy and murky with further outbreaks of light rain or drizzle. Some mist or fog is possible overnight across eastern coasts. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

Tuesday:

It will be a cloudy day with any early light rain soon clearing. Still murky especially across eastern coasts. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Dry with some sunny spells on Wednesday. Turning more cloudy and murky on Thursday and Friday with some haar spreading across the Isles at times.

Updated at: 0202 on Mon 21 May 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.