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Thursday 14 December

Low High Low High
00:40 07:07 13:02 19:20
1.0 m 2.7 m 1.3 m 2.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 20

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Friday 15 December

Low High Low High
01:23 07:45 13:46 19:58
1.0 m 2.8 m 1.2 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NNW 23

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Saturday 16 December

Low High Low High
02:02 08:18 14:26 20:34
1.0 m 2.9 m 1.1 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 18

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Sunday 17 December

Low High Low High
02:39 08:49 15:06 21:07
0.9 m 3.0 m 1.0 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain WSW 26

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Monday 18 December

Low High Low High
03:18 09:19 15:46 21:41
0.9 m 3.1 m 0.9 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 21

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

This Evening and Tonight:

A band of showery rain will move south this evening with clearer drier weather and more isolated showers following from the north. Strong northeasterly winds backing northerly later. A risk of icy patches developing. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Friday:

A cold and bright day with a mixture of sunny intervals and occasional showers, these turning wintry at times. Fresh to strong north to northwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

A few showers on Saturday, wintry over Shetland, but dying out. Less cold on Sunday with some rain. Dry start Monday then light rain, breezy and much milder.

Updated at: 1458 on Thu 14 Dec 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.