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Marwick

Wednesday 20 September

Low High Low High
04:22 10:22 16:32 22:32
0.4 m 3.1 m 0.7 m 3.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals W 11

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Thursday 21 September

Low High Low High
05:02 10:58 17:11 23:10
0.3 m 3.1 m 0.7 m 3.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSE 13

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Friday 22 September

Low High Low High
05:39 11:35 17:47 23:48
0.4 m 3.1 m 0.7 m 3.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain NW 9

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Saturday 23 September

Low High Low
06:15 12:09 18:23
0.5 m 3.0 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 16

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Sunday 24 September

High Low High Low
00:26 06:48 12:46 18:56
3.1 m 0.7 m 2.9 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 23

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

This Evening and Tonight:

Dry this evening with some late sunshine then clear spells. Towards the end of the night cloud increases from the southwest. Winds mainly light but a freshening southeasterly develops across Orkney towards dawn. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Wednesday:

A mostly dry morning for Shetland, but outbreaks of rain over Orkney. These reach Shetland around midday with rain heavier over Orkney in the evening. Moderate winds, easing later. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Light winds and occasional rain Thursday, clearing to bright and breezy conditions later. Friday and Saturday days look mainly dry but rain expected Friday night. Strengthening southerly winds on Saturday.

Updated at: 1535 on Tue 19 Sep 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.