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Monday 20 November

Low High Low High
05:03 11:29 17:23 23:52
0.8 m 3.0 m 0.9 m 2.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast ENE 18

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Tuesday 21 November

Low High Low
05:35 12:01 17:56
0.9 m 3.0 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain E 18

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Wednesday 22 November

High Low High Low
00:26 06:07 12:34 18:31
2.8 m 1.1 m 2.9 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NE 22

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Thursday 23 November

High Low High Low
01:02 06:40 13:09 19:08
2.7 m 1.2 m 2.8 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NW 19

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Friday 24 November

High Low High Low
01:42 07:17 13:48 19:52
2.6 m 1.3 m 2.7 m 1.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day W 27

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

This Evening and Tonight:

Shetland remains largely dry with clear spells and, with light winds, a frost developing. Orkney looks largely cloudy with outbreaks of rain edging north through the early hours. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Tuesday:

A dry start across Shetland but cloud and outbreaks of rain over Orkney spread north during the day. The rain across Orkney becoming heavy and persistent. Strengthening easterly winds. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Gales and rain easing on Wednesday morning though staying showery. Thursday and Friday brighter with sunny intervals and showers these possibly wintry at times. Gales may return on Friday.

Updated at: 1501 on Mon 20 Nov 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.