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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

Sunday

20 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature7°C (45°F)
Wind DirectionNorth Westerly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1019mb
Humidity74%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:44 BST
Sunset20:48 BST

Monday

21 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed5mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1022mb
Humidity65%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:47 BST
Sunset20:45 BST

Tuesday

22 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1020mb
Humidity76%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:49 BST
Sunset20:43 BST

Sunday

Low tide: 02:10 BST
(01:10 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:19 BST
(07:19 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:31 BST
(13:31 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:40 BST
(19:40 20 August 2017 GMT)

Monday

Low tide: 02:57 BST
(01:57 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:07 BST
(08:07 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:16 BST
(14:16 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:24 BST
(20:24 21 August 2017 GMT)

Tuesday

Low tide: 03:41 BST
(02:41 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:51 BST
(08:51 22 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:57 BST
(14:57 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:05 BST
(21:05 22 August 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).