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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

27 April 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature9°C (48°F)
Minimum Temperature4°C (39°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1016mb
Humidity73%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:30 BST
Sunset20:54 BST

Friday

28 April 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Minimum Temperature5°C (41°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed9mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1016mb
Humidity71%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:27 BST
Sunset20:56 BST

Saturday

29 April 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Minimum Temperature7°C (45°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1012mb
Humidity67%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:24 BST
Sunset20:59 BST

Thursday

Low tide: 04:00 BST
(03:00 27 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:03 BST
(09:03 27 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:19 BST
(15:19 27 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:29 BST
(21:29 27 April 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 04:41 BST
(03:41 28 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:47 BST
(09:47 28 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:01 BST
(16:01 28 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:12 BST
(22:12 28 April 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 05:25 BST
(04:25 29 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:33 BST
(10:33 29 April 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:45 BST
(16:45 29 April 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:56 BST
(22:56 29 April 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).