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Shapinsay Sound

  • Heavy rain 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Heavy shower day 14 °C

    11 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 23 August 2017)
Now 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Drizzle Fog
80% 90% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 60% 50% 20% 20% 20% 40% 30%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 24 34 SE 24 35 SE 24 35 SE 24 36 SE 23 33 SE 22 31 SE 20 29 SE 18 26 SSE 14 21 SE 11 17 SE 12 17 SE 9 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M G G G G M M P VP
Humidity Expand
91% 93% 93% 93% 94% 94% 95% 96% 97% 98% 98% 98%
UV index Expand
2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:48 Sunset: 20:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 24 August 2017)
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Warnings
Fog Fog Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night Mist
30% 30% 40% 50% 10% 10% 50% 50% 10% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 6 9 SSE 4 6 W 5 9 W 7 11 WNW 8 12 WNW 10 14 WNW 11 16 WNW 11 17 WNW 12 18 WNW 11 17 WNW 11 16 WNW 12 17 WNW 12 16 WNW 12 17 WNW 12 16 WNW 12 16 WNW 11 16 NW 11 15 NW 10 15 NW 9 13 NW 8 11 NNW 7 10 NNW 5 8 W 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP VP P M G G G VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G P
Humidity Expand
99% 99% 99% 98% 97% 97% 96% 95% 92% 90% 88% 87% 86% 84% 83% 81% 80% 81% 84% 87% 91% 94% 97% 97%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:50 Sunset: 20:36 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 25 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Mist Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
20% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 4 6 W 5 6 E 5 7 E 8 11 ESE 11 14 ESE 12 16 ESE 12 16 ESE 12 16 ESE 11 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P G G VG VG VG VG M G
Humidity Expand
97% 96% 95% 94% 90% 86% 87% 91% 92%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:52 Sunset: 20:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 26 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
20% 60% 40% 20% 20% 10% 10% <5%
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13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 12 17 SE 12 17 SSE 10 14 S 10 15 S 10 14 SW 10 13 SW 9 12 SSW 10 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 93% 94% 91% 88% 85% 86% 93%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:54 Sunset: 20:31 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
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 Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 10% 20% 10%
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13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 10 14 SW 11 14 SW 11 15 SSW 10 13 S 12 16 SSW 12 16 SW 12 16 SW 12 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
92% 89% 89% 88% 88% 88% 90% 91%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:28 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 28 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 40%
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 14 19 SW 16 21 SW 16 21 SW 16 22 SW 18 24 WSW 17 23 WSW 15 21 WSW 16 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G M G G G G
Humidity Expand
91% 90% 89% 88% 87% 87% 87% 89%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 1 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:59 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 29 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Heavy shower night Light shower night Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower night
60% 40% 60% 60% 60% 40% 30% 30%
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13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
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10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 18 25 WSW 20 27 WSW 21 28 WSW 23 31 WSW 24 33 WSW 24 33 W 25 34 W 24 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 86% 85% 82% 80% 79% 79% 82%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 2 1 1 0
Sunrise: 06:01 Sunset: 20:22 Moon phase: First quarter
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Updated 12:00 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light shower day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light shower day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny intervals 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light shower day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light shower day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy rain 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Rain at times today, becoming persistent tonight.

Today:

A cloudy day with outbreaks of rain, these mainly across Orkney where they may be occasionally heavy. Shetland seeing the best of the dry weather. Brisk southeasterly winds, strong at times across Orkney. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

A cloudy evening and night with outbreaks of rain across Orkney becoming persistent and occasionally heavy, this rain extending north into Shetland. Fresh to strong southeasterly wind. Minimum temperature 13 °C.

Thursday:

Cloudy with rain, this persistent and occasionally heavy across Shetland. Chance of some drier spells across Orkney. Fresh easterly winds across Shetland, light over Orkney. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain over Shetland dying out early Friday. Otherwise remaining unsettled with the chance of showers.

Updated: 03:02 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain clearing from the north-east. Drier and fresher elsewhere.

Today:

Heavy rain in Scotland as well as northern and eastern England will gradually clear eastwards. Further south, cloud will move to the east during the afternoon. In the west, brighter, fresher weather will follow, with showers, mainly in Northern Ireland.

Tonight:

The last of the rain will clear from northeast Scotland during the evening, leaving much of the UK dry overnight. A few showers will affect western parts.

Thursday:

England and Wales will be mostly dry and breezy with sunny spells. A few showers are likely in parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and the far west of England.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday will be dry and bright for most, though rain will affect the far north and west. Sunny spells are likely over the weekend, with showers, mainly in the northwest.

Updated: 03:01 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 28 Aug 2017 to Wednesday 6 Sep 2017:

On Monday, a band of thick cloud some outbreaks of rain and strong winds are likely to spread eastwards across the country. The rain will be heaviest in the NW and it may remain dry and warm in the southeast, although there is a small risk of one or two thundery showers continuing. Into next week, we are likely to see unsettled conditions, with spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest. It will be drier in general across the southeast, although there is a risk of some thundery showers here at times. There may be a longer spell of more settled weather in early September. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Thursday 7 Sep 2017 to Thursday 21 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 which may generate some thunderstorms.

Updated: 03:01 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST

Location details

Shapinsay Sound

Location
59.004, -2.831
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

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