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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

27 June 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Minimum Temperature9°C (48°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1012mb
Humidity77%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:07 BST
Sunset22:26 BST

Wednesday

28 June 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionEasterly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1008mb
Humidity71%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise04:07 BST
Sunset22:26 BST

Tuesday

Low tide: 05:40 BST
(04:40 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:53 BST
(10:53 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:55 BST
(16:55 27 June 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

High tide: 00:07 BST
(23:07 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 06:27 BST
(05:27 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:43 BST
(11:43 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:42 BST
(17:42 28 June 2017 GMT)

Thursday

High tide: 00:55 BST
(23:55 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 07:18 BST
(06:18 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:37 BST
(12:37 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:33 BST
(18:33 29 June 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).