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West Voe Sands (Beach)

Saturday 25 November

High Low High Low
02:56 08:29 14:53 21:21
1.5 m 0.9 m 1.6 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Thunder NW 31

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Sunday 26 November

High Low High Low
03:52 09:34 15:53 22:37
1.4 m 0.9 m 1.6 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NW 29

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Monday 27 November

High Low High Low
04:57 11:03 17:02 23:53
1.4 m 0.9 m 1.5 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain NNE 21

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Tuesday 28 November

High Low High
06:07 12:21 18:13
1.4 m 0.9 m 1.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day N 32

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Wednesday 29 November

Low High Low High
00:54 07:13 13:19 19:18
0.7 m 1.5 m 0.8 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day N 27

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

Similar to yesterday with frequent showers or rain, bringing occasional hail with a risk of thunderstorms. Feeling cold in the west to northwest strong to gale force winds. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Showers will persist through the coming evening and night, again locally heavy with hail and perhaps thunder at first, but outbreaks tending to turn slightly lighter and less frequent overnight. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Sunday:

Showers again, but not as many or as heavy as Saturday, and thinning through the day from the west as spells of weak sunshine multiply and the brisk winds ease. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Longer periods of rain across Orkney for a time Monday morning. Otherwise it will be a mix of showers and brighter spells. Winds turning to a strong, occasional gale northerly.

Updated at: 0307 on Sat 25 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.