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North Ronaldsay Firth

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    5 °C

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    7 °C

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    7 °C

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    8 °C

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    8 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    8 °C

Thursday (27 April 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:22 Sunset: 20:53 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (28 April 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:20 Sunset: 20:56 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Saturday (29 April 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:17 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Sunday (30 April 2017)
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SE 28 38 SE 27 36 SE 27 37 SE 27 36 SE 27 38 SE 28 38 SE 29 39 SE 30 40
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Sunrise: 05:14 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4
Monday (1 May 2017)
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ESE 27 36 ESE 28 38 SE 27 37 SE 28 38 SE 27 37 SE 27 37 SE 27 36 SE 26 35
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Sunrise: 05:12 Sunset: 21:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4
Tuesday (2 May 2017)
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SE 24 32 SE 22 29 SE 21 27 SE 20 27 SE 19 25 SE 19 25 SE 18 23 SE 17 22
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Sunrise: 05:09 Sunset: 21:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Wednesday (3 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:07 Sunset: 21:08 Moon phase: First quarter

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Rather cloudy damp start, becoming dry with sunny spells developing.

Today:

Rather cloudy start with still a few showers. Dry weather with sunny spells soon developing over Shetland will extend to Orkney during the morning with sunshine and isolated light showers in the afternoon. Strong northwesterly winds easing down. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Dry with clear periods. It will be a colder night than last night with a touch of grass frost. Northerly winds will gradually become light. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Friday:

It will be a dry and cooler day with plenty of sunshine during the morning then more cloud edging in during the afternoon. Southerly winds freshening later in the day. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

High pressure will remain close by maintaining a settled look to the weather. It will remain mostly dry with some sunshine Southeasterly winds will become strong on Sunday, easing Monday.

Updated: 03:43 on Thu 27 Apr 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A cloudier day with some rain, but also some brightness.

Today:

Starting cold, frosty but sunny across central and southern parts of England and Wales. Elsewhere, mostly cloudy with showery rain, occasionally heavy in northeast England later. However, some bright or sunny spells and lighter winds so generally feeling milder.

Tonight:

Showery rain will ease for most overnight, apart from a few showers continuing in the north and east. With clear spells it will turn cold, with patchy rural frost.

Friday:

Largely dry with bright or sunny spells especially at first. A few showers around the coasts and perhaps inland during the afternoon. Feeling pleasantly warm in sunshine and light winds.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Bank Holiday weekend will start largely dry and bright. However, becoming windier through Sunday and Monday with rain spreading up from the southwest, although drier across Scotland. Becoming warmer.

Updated: 01:17 on Thu 27 Apr 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 2 May 2017 to Thursday 11 May 2017:

Any showers on Tuesday should become lighter for many, but some may linger in the south east. Elsewhere it will be largely dry and bright, with some sunshine. Wednesday is likely to be dry with some sunshine for many, and temperatures next week are expected to be around average for early May, meaning we will lose the risk of overnight frosts. Then from Thursday onwards we are likely to see high pressure dominate. Easterly winds will develop, with largely dry and settled weather prevailing, and increasing amounts of sunshine. The settled weather is also likely to bring temperatures slightly above average, especially during the sunnier interludes, but it will feel cooler along eastern coasts, and there will be the risk of sea fog at times here too.

UK Outlook for Friday 12 May 2017 to Friday 26 May 2017:

Heading into the middle of May, continued dry and settled weather remains most probable. There may however be some occasional wetter interludes though, with the south most likely to see these. Temperatures are likely to remain above average for the time of year, and they will possibly become very warm at times. It will also continue to be drier than average.

Updated: 01:17 on Thu 27 Apr 2017 BST

Location details

North Ronaldsay Firth

Location: 59.329, -2.388
Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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