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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

28 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure995mb
Humidity74%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:54 BST
Sunset21:45 BST

Saturday

29 July 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed9mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure996mb
Humidity70%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:56 BST
Sunset21:43 BST

Friday

Low tide: 06:48 BST
(05:48 28 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:02 BST
(12:02 28 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:00 BST
(18:00 28 July 2017 GMT)

Saturday

High tide: 01:11 BST
(00:11 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:36 BST
(06:36 29 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:50 BST
(12:50 29 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:47 BST
(18:47 29 July 2017 GMT)

Sunday

High tide: 02:01 BST
(01:01 30 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:29 BST
(07:29 30 July 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:46 BST
(13:46 30 July 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:44 BST
(19:44 30 July 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).