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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

Friday

26 May 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature25°C (77°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1016mb
Humidity56%
UV Risk6
PollutionModerate
Sunrise04:25 BST
Sunset21:57 BST

Saturday

27 May 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1011mb
Humidity70%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:23 BST
Sunset21:59 BST

Sunday

28 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Westerly
Wind Speed18mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1014mb
Humidity85%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:22 BST
Sunset22:01 BST

Friday

Low tide: 03:38 BST
(02:38 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:43 BST
(08:43 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:57 BST
(14:57 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:09 BST
(21:09 26 May 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 04:23 BST
(03:23 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:31 BST
(09:31 27 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:41 BST
(15:41 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:53 BST
(21:53 27 May 2017 GMT)

Sunday

Low tide: 05:08 BST
(04:08 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:19 BST
(10:19 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:26 BST
(16:26 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:39 BST
(22:39 28 May 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).