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Bu Sands

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Overcast 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Heavy rain 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    13 °C

Monday (Monday 21 August 2017)
Now 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 13 16 E 13 15 E 13 15 E 13 17 E 14 18 ESE 15 19 E 15 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
73% 74% 77% 82% 86% 84% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
2 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:44 Sunset: 20:44 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Tuesday (Tuesday 22 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 15 20 ESE 16 21 ESE 16 21 ESE 16 22 ESE 16 22 ESE 17 23 ESE 17 24 ESE 18 24 ESE 18 25 ESE 19 26 ESE 20 27 ESE 20 28 ESE 21 28 ESE 21 29 ESE 21 29 ESE 22 30 ESE 22 30 ESE 21 29 ESE 21 29 ESE 21 30 ESE 21 30 ESE 22 30 ESE 22 30 ESE 22 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 86% 85% 86% 85% 85% 85% 83% 81% 80% 80% 80% 80% 80% 81% 82% 84% 84% 85% 86% 87% 88% 89% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate Slight Moderate
UV index Expand
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:46 Sunset: 20:42 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Wednesday (Wednesday 23 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
10% 10% 10% 60% 80% 80% 40% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
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10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 22 31 ESE 23 32 ESE 23 32 ESE 23 33 SE 22 31 SE 23 32 SE 20 29 SE 15 21 W 11 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G M G M G G G G
Humidity Expand
92% 93% 95% 95% 94% 92% 92% 95% 94%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:48 Sunset: 20:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Thursday (Thursday 24 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 11 16 NW 11 15 NW 11 15 NW 11 16 NW 12 18 NNE 13 18 NE 12 17 NE 11 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG G VG G
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 95% 89% 85% 86% 88% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:50 Sunset: 20:36 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Friday (Friday 25 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 11 16 NNE 11 15 NE 11 15 NE 12 17 NE 12 17 NE 11 17 NE 11 15 NE 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 90% 89% 81% 77% 75% 78% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:53 Sunset: 20:33 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Saturday (Saturday 26 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 9 12 NE 8 12 NE 9 12 E 9 14 S 10 15 S 10 15 SSE 10 14 S 11 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
90% 90% 89% 79% 74% 75% 81% 89%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 20:30 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Sunday (Sunday 27 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 12 16 SSW 13 17 SSW 14 18 SSW 15 20 SSW 15 22 SSW 15 22 SSW 15 21 SSW 16 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 91% 84% 81% 82% 85% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0
Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:28 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

∗ Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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Met Office 17:00, Mon
Updated 16:00 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Overcast 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light shower day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mainly fine for Shetland, some rain for Orkney during Tuesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Monday evening bright with good sunny spells; generally dry but isolated light showers possible across Shetland. Tonight stays dry with clear spells. Light Northeast winds across Shetland but moderate locally fresh Easterly winds across Orkney. Minimum temperature 8 °C.

Tuesday:

Shetland dry and bright with sunny spells and light East winds. Orkney starts dry but turns duller with some drizzly rain developing and fresh East winds. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Belt of rain spreads north during Wednesday and lasts through Thursday before clearing early Friday, so some dull wet spells and accompanied by fresh East then Northeast winds. Brighter Friday.

Updated: 15:46 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the north, cloudy and humid in the south.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain in the north of England and western Scotland will slowly move further north and east. Some heavy bursts are likely in the Highlands. Further south, it will be mostly cloudy and humid with widespread hill and coastal fog.

Tuesday:

Rain across Scotland will fizzle out, before more heavy rain spreads into Northern Ireland and then western Scotland. Further south will be brighter and significantly warmer with a few showers.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday and Thursday will be fresher but mainly dry in England and Wales. Showers are likely further north. Friday's showers will be heavier across northern England and Wales.

Updated: 15:02 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 26 Aug 2017 to Monday 4 Sep 2017:

Saturday is likely to be dry for most of us and warm in the east. One or two showers remain possible. Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday will probably become changeable again, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain, particularly in the north and west. However, parts of the southeast may stay mainly dry with some sunny spells. It will be windy at times, especially in the north, with a risk of gales here. Into the following week, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we may continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest, with drier spells, mainly in the south. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps rather warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 to Tuesday 19 Sep 2017:

During this period, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south.

Updated: 15:02 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

Location details

Bu Sands

Location
58.859, -2.88
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Bu Sands tide times

Monday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:46 0.4
High 11:59 3.3
Low 17:59 0.7

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:13 3.5
Low 06:29 0.3
High 12:44 3.3
Low 18:39 0.6

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:56 3.6
Low 07:09 0.2
High 13:26 3.3
Low 19:17 0.6

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:38 3.6
Low 07:48 0.3
High 14:06 3.3
Low 19:54 0.7

Friday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:17 3.5
Low 08:27 0.4
High 14:44 3.1
Low 20:30 0.8

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:56 3.3
Low 09:03 0.6
High 15:21 3
Low 21:06 0.9

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