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Birsay Bay

  • Light rain 20 °C

    11 °C

  • Overcast 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Overcast 10 °C

    9 °C

  • Heavy rain 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

Saturday (27 May 2017)
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1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 04:19 Sunset: 22:03 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.

Sunday (28 May 2017)
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Humidity Expand
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Slight Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 04:17 Sunset: 22:05 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.

Monday (29 May 2017)
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81% 82% 84% 83% 79% 78% 80% 84% 88%
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0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 04:15 Sunset: 22:07 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.

Tuesday (30 May 2017)
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ESE 12 17 SE 11 16 ESE 12 16 SE 12 17 S 11 15 SSW 13 18 SSW 15 20 SW 16 21
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89% 91% 91% 90% 89% 88% 87% 88%
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0 0 1 2 2 2 1 0
Sunrise: 04:14 Sunset: 22:08 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.

Wednesday (31 May 2017)
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87% 88% 83% 77% 74% 73% 74% 77%
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Slight
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0 0 1 3 5 3 1 0
Sunrise: 04:12 Sunset: 22:10 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.

Thursday (1 June 2017)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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78% 81% 80% 79% 79% 81% 83% 86%
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Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 1
Sunrise: 04:11 Sunset: 22:12 Moon phase: First quarter

∗ 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 (2 June 2017)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 16 21 ESE 15 21 S 15 20 SW 14 19 ESE 14 19 S 14 19 S 14 19 SSE 14 19
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
87% 88% 88% 86% 85% 85% 86% 88%
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No Data
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 1
Sunrise: 04:10 Sunset: 22:13 Moon phase: First quarter

∗ 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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Forecast Summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Murky start on Sunday, but drier brighter later.

This Evening and Tonight:

Dry with some warm sunshine this evening. Haar will develop overnight. Orkney seeing an increasing risk of thundery rain towards dawn. Mainly light southeasterly then northeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Sunday:

Outbreaks of showery rain over Orkney will spread to Shetland in the afternoon. The haar will gradually clear as winds turn northwesterly and drier, but still cloudy, conditions spread east. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Mainly dry and bright on Monday, perhaps rain later for Orkney. Cloudy with outbreaks of rain on Tuesday, this clearing through Wednesday morning with dry and bright conditions following.

Updated: 13:53 on Sat 27 May 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Cooler and fresher tonight. Thundery downpours in the south tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain, some heavy and thundery, will gradually pull away northwards, although this is likely to persist across the far north, before easing. Dry with broken cloud and clear spells elsewhere, and it will feel cooler and fresher than previous nights.

Sunday:

Cloud and patchy rain across northern Scotland. Feeling cooler in the north. Sunny spells developing in the south, before heavy thundery rain spreads into parts of England and Wales later.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Humid with thundery downpours in southeast on Monday, brighter and fresher with some showers elsewhere. Some rain on Tuesday, followed by showers in the north. Dry and sunny on Wednesday.

Updated: 15:10 on Sat 27 May 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 1 Jun 2017 to Saturday 10 Jun 2017:

Thursday and Friday will be mainly dry with sunny spells for most, although cloud and rain could spread southeastwards during the day. Still rather warm and humid in the southeast, with the chance of some thundery showers. Through the rest of the period, we are likely to see a more changeable pattern becoming established across the United Kingdom, with northern and western parts seeing spells of rain or showers at times. Meanwhile, many southern and eastern parts should be drier and brighter overall, with any spells of rain that do spread southeastwards likely to be fairly weak. Windy at times, especially in the northwest. Temperatures are likely to be near normal in the north and west, but warm in many southern and eastern areas.

UK Outlook for Sunday 11 Jun 2017 to Sunday 25 Jun 2017:

Confidence is low during this period, although we are likely to see the changeable pattern continuing across the United Kingdom through the early part of June, with a predominately west or southwesterly flow. The unsettled conditions mainly affecting northern and western parts early on, but gradually these look likely to spread southeastwards, with temperatures near normal. By mid to late June confidence remains low, although on balance we are likely to see a continuation of the changeable conditions for many, with temperatures remaining near the average. However, there is a low probability of a more settled and perhaps warmer spell of weather possible around mid-June, mainly in the southeast.

Updated: 15:10 on Sat 27 May 2017 BST

Birsay Bay tide times

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:21 0.2
High 11:16 3.3
Low 17:43 0.4
High 23:40 3.2

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:12 0.2
High 12:08 3.2
Low 18:30 0.5

Monday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:28 3.1
Low 07:03 0.3
High 13:03 3
Low 19:18 0.7

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:21 3
Low 07:55 0.4
High 14:03 2.8
Low 20:09 1

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:18 2.9
Low 08:55 0.6
High 15:11 2.6
Low 21:05 1.2

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:26 2.7
Low 10:00 0.7
High 16:25 2.5
Low 22:13 1.3

Location details

Birsay Bay

Location: 59.13, -3.317
Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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