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Thurso Bay Central Beach

Thurso, Highland

A sandy beach in the town of Thurso. The eastern area of the beach has some rocky reefs that produce some of the UK's most celebrated waves for surfing.

Weather and Tides

Tuesday

28 March 2017

Thick Cloud

Maximum Temperature7°C (45°F)
Minimum Temperature5°C (41°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1017mb
Humidity86%
UV Risk1
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:54 BST
Sunset19:45 BST

Wednesday

29 March 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Minimum Temperature5°C (41°F)
Wind DirectionEast South Easterly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1014mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:51 BST
Sunset19:48 BST

Tuesday

Low tide: 03:44 BST
(02:44 28 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:46 BST
(08:46 28 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:04 BST
(15:04 28 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:14 BST
(21:14 28 March 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 04:22 BST
(03:22 29 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:26 BST
(09:26 29 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:43 BST
(15:43 29 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:53 BST
(21:53 29 March 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 05:02 BST
(04:02 30 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:07 BST
(10:07 30 March 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:24 BST
(16:24 30 March 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:34 BST
(22:34 30 March 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Scrabster) and may not be accurate for this beach. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use.

Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (www.ukho.gov.uk).