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Saturday 21 April

High Low High Low
01:48 08:05 14:23 20:28
2.8 m 0.7 m 2.7 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 4

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Sunday 22 April

High Low High Low
02:46 09:08 15:35 21:37
2.6 m 0.8 m 2.5 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SW 14

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Monday 23 April

High Low High Low
03:59 10:32 17:03 23:06
2.5 m 0.9 m 2.4 m 1.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 28

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Tuesday 24 April

High Low High
05:28 11:57 18:33
2.4 m 0.9 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 17

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Wednesday 25 April

Low High Low High
00:31 06:51 13:09 19:42
1.2 m 2.5 m 0.7 m 2.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 12

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

Mainly dry with some sunny spells, the best of these over Orkney. A few isolated light showers are possible at first across Shetland. Light or moderate westerly winds gradually backing southerly. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Tonight:

A mainly dry night with some clear spells, though some showers may reach Shetland towards morning. Freshening southeasterly winds, becoming strong over Shetland later. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Sunday:

Cloudy with occasional rain, heaviest over Shetland, then becoming brighter later with sunny intervals and a few showers. Strong southeast winds veering southwest later and easing. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Monday windy with occasional showers, best of any sunny intervals for Orkney. Sunshine and scattered showers on Tuesday and Wednesday, lighter winds.

Updated at: 0432 on Sat 21 Apr 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.