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West Voe Sands (Beach)

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Heavy rain 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    13 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 25 July 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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Sunrise: 04:30 Sunset: 21:52 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2

∗ 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 26 July 2017)
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ESE 7 9 ESE 9 11 ESE 10 13 ESE 10 13 ESE 11 15 ESE 12 16 ESE 13 17 ESE 15 20 ESE 17 22 ESE 17 23 ESE 19 26 ESE 19 27 SE 20 28 ESE 20 29 ESE 21 30 ESE 23 32 ESE 24 34 ESE 25 35 ESE 27 38 ESE 28 40 SE 28 40 SE 27 39 SE 23 35 S 17 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 04:32 Sunset: 21:50 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 27 July 2017)
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Light shower night Light shower night Mist Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
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SSW 15 21 SW 12 19 SSW 9 12 SSE 9 13 SSE 11 17 SSE 13 20 SSE 15 24 SE 16 25 SE 17 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G P VG VG VG VG VG VG
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Rough Moderate Slight
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Sunrise: 04:34 Sunset: 21:48 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.

Friday (Friday 28 July 2017)
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Warnings
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SE 17 25 SE 17 24 SE 16 23 SE 15 22 SSE 15 22 SSE 14 21 SSE 13 19 SSE 13 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 04:37 Sunset: 21:45 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 29 July 2017)
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Warnings
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SSE 13 18 SSE 12 17 SSE 12 17 S 13 18 SSE 12 18 S 13 18 SSE 13 17 SSE 13 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG G G
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0 0 1 3 4 3 1 0
Sunrise: 04:39 Sunset: 21:43 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.

Sunday (Sunday 30 July 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 14 18 SSE 13 18 SSE 13 18 S 14 19 SSW 13 18 SSW 13 18 S 13 17 S 13 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 04:41 Sunset: 21:41 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.

Monday (Monday 31 July 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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S 12 16 S 12 16 S 12 16 SSW 12 17 SSW 12 17 SSW 12 17 SSW 12 16 SSW 11 15
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% 91% 91% 89% 88% 86% 87% 88%
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Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
0 0 1 3 4 3 1 0
Sunrise: 04:44 Sunset: 21:38 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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Met Office 06:00, Tue
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light rain 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny day 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 Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny intervals 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mostly cloudy and dry, some misty low cloud.

Today:

Mostly cloudy with just a few brighter intervals, the best chance of any sunshine over Shetland. Orkney might see the odd shower. Light northwesterly winds, becoming variable in direction. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

A good deal of cloud with just a few clear intervals. Some showery rain may drift up from the south overnight especially over Shetland. Southeast winds freshening later over Orkney, Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Wednesday:

Bright spells and a few showers at first, then more prolonged rain reaching Orkney by afternoon extending to Shetland later. Fresh to strong southeast winds. Clearer, less windy overnight. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday and Friday bright and breezy with a mixture of sunshine and showers. Sunshine and more isolated showers on Saturday and less windy.

Updated: 03:10 on Tue 25 Jul 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Fine and warm for many today, before rain arrives tonight.

Today:

A cloudy start in the east with the odd spot of drizzle, but brightening up here through the morning. Otherwise a generally fine day elsewhere with warm sunny spells, although isolated showers in northeast Scotland and perhaps the southwest.

Tonight:

Any showers will ease through the evening to give a dry start to the night. However, rain and strengthening winds will arrive in the west through the early hours.

Wednesday:

Strong winds and heavy rain will spread across all parts. Turning drier in the west with sunny spells and scattered showers across Northern Ireland and western Scotland later. Cooler.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Unsettled, windy and fresher with sunshine and blustery showers throughout this period, these heaviest in the northwest. Perhaps a spell of rain through Friday night into Saturday.

Updated: 01:06 on Tue 25 Jul 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 29 Jul 2017 to Monday 7 Aug 2017:

A generally unsettled spell of weather is expected over the weekend with a mixture of sunshine and showers for most. Heavy showers and strong winds are most likely in the north west with a risk of hail and thunder, as well as a possibility of gales in exposed areas. The unsettled regime looks set to continue until early August with further frontal systems affecting the UK, interspersed with clearer or perhaps showery weather and some unseasonably windy conditions across many areas. Temperatures should be around normal to cool, with perhaps only the far south east seeing some warmer conditions at times, although there is low confidence on this. There are no signals for any significant change from these changeable conditions during the period.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 8 Aug 2017 to Tuesday 22 Aug 2017:

Changeable or unsettled conditions are likely at first with periods of rain interspersed with clearer or showery weather. There are some signals for high pressure to build which would allow for more settled conditions and rising temperatures, mostly likely in western parts. By the middle of August signals become mixed and confidence is low, however the preferred solution is for an Atlantic driven setup with the most unsettled conditions in the north west but drier in the south east.

Updated: 01:06 on Tue 25 Jul 2017 BST

Location details

West Voe Sands (Beach)

Location
59.875, -1.295
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

West Voe Sands (Beach) tide times

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:55 0.2
High 13:30 1.9
Low 19:09 0.4

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:39 2
Low 07:41 0.2
High 14:15 1.8
Low 19:52 0.5

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:24 2
Low 08:25 0.3
High 14:57 1.7
Low 20:35 0.5

Friday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:08 1.9
Low 09:10 0.4
High 15:40 1.6
Low 21:19 0.6

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:52 1.7
Low 09:57 0.5
High 16:24 1.5
Low 22:07 0.7

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:39 1.6
Low 10:48 0.6
High 17:11 1.4
Low 23:03 0.7