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St Ninians Isle (Beach)

Thursday 23 November

Low High Low
05:16 11:30 17:48
0.6 m 1.6 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 13

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Friday 24 November

High Low High Low
00:12 05:55 12:09 18:34
1.5 m 0.6 m 1.5 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day W 34

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Saturday 25 November

High Low High Low
01:00 06:41 12:57 19:32
1.4 m 0.7 m 1.5 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WNW 25

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Sunday 26 November

High Low High Low
01:56 07:45 13:57 20:47
1.3 m 0.7 m 1.4 m 0.6 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
03:00 09:12 15:05 22:01
1.3 m 0.7 m 1.4 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 12

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Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Today:

Cloudy start with some rain, then brightening up during the morning. A mixture of sunny intervals and occasional showers this afternoon perhaps wintry later. Fresh northerly winds becoming a fresh to strong northwesterly in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 5 °C.

Tonight:

Showers will become frequent and could be sleety at first before turning to rain. Westerly winds will strengthen to reach gale force at times. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Friday:

Strong to gale force westerly winds will bring frequent blustery showers these turning sleety at times as colder air returns. Gales severe at times across Shetland. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will bring frequent showers over the weekend, though it will become a little less cold. Winds easing Sunday evening. Bright with showers on Monday.

Updated at: 0228 on Thu 23 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.