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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

Thursday

23 March 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature7°C (45°F)
Minimum Temperature3°C (37°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed7mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1029mb
Humidity50%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:08 GMT
Sunset18:34 GMT

Friday

24 March 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature9°C (48°F)
Minimum Temperature6°C (43°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1030mb
Humidity79%
UV Risk1
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:05 GMT
Sunset18:36 GMT

Saturday

25 March 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Minimum Temperature4°C (39°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1031mb
Humidity68%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:02 GMT
Sunset18:38 GMT

Thursday

High tide: 05:22

Low tide: 11:43

High tide: 18:03

Friday

Low tide: 00:09

High tide: 06:16

Low tide: 12:33

High tide: 18:49

Saturday

Low tide: 00:53

High tide: 06:58

Low tide: 13:12

High tide: 19:26

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).