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West Voe Sands (Beach)

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    13 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    12 °C

Thursday (Thursday 17 August 2017)
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Warnings
Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 13 19 SSW 10 16 SSW 9 14 S 8 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG G G
Humidity Expand
86% 90% 94% 95%
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Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:24 Sunset: 20:53 Moon phase: Third quarter 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 18 August 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light rain Light shower day Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 40% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 40% 40% 50% 40% 30% 40% 30% 40% 30% 10% 20% 10%
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 7 9 S 6 8 SE 6 8 SE 7 9 SE 9 12 SE 9 11 SE 10 14 SE 11 16 SE 12 18 SE 13 20 SE 16 23 SE 16 23 SE 17 24 ESE 16 24 ESE 15 21 E 15 22 E 15 22 E 13 18 ENE 13 18 ENE 12 17 ENE 10 14 NE 11 15 NE 12 15 NE 10 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M G G M G G G G G G VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 98% 96% 96% 97% 96% 95% 93% 91% 92% 90% 89% 85% 88% 89% 88% 91% 91% 89% 91% 92% 92% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:26 Sunset: 20:50 Moon phase: Waning 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 19 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
30% 40% 30% 30% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 9 12 NW 9 12 NW 12 16 NW 12 17 NW 13 18 NW 16 22 WNW 16 23 WNW 17 24 NW 15 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
93% 94% 95% 92% 86% 83% 84% 87% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:29 Sunset: 20:48 Moon phase: Waning 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 20 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 15 22 NW 15 21 NW 15 22 NW 17 24 WNW 17 26 WNW 17 25 WNW 15 22 WNW 13 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
89% 87% 86% 82% 81% 79% 82% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:31 Sunset: 20:45 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Monday (Monday 21 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 Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 13 18 NW 14 19 NNW 14 19 NE 15 21 NE 15 22 NE 16 22 N 16 22 NW 15 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
87% 86% 84% 82% 81% 80% 83% 83%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:33 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 22 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 15 21 NNW 17 23 NNW 18 25 NNW 18 26 N 19 27 N 19 26 NNW 19 26 N 18 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
81% 83% 83% 82% 80% 80% 80% 81%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:36 Sunset: 20:39 Moon phase: New

∗ 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)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 17 24 N 17 24 NNW 16 23 N 16 22 NNW 15 21 N 15 21 NNW 15 21 NNW 15 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
82% 82% 83% 81% 80% 79% 80% 81%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0
Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:36 Moon phase: New

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

Headline:

Shetland bright with showers on Friday, becoming wetter over Orkney.

This Evening and Tonight:

The few isolated showers over Orkney dying away early evening with late sunshine for most. Shetland staying mainly dry overnight, but cloud thickening from the south bringing a chance of patchy rain to Orkney. Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Friday:

Shetland will be quite bright with some sunny intervals but also a few showers. Orkney will be cloudier, with some patchy rain at first but becoming heavier by afternoon. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Sunny intervals and showers on Saturday with fresh or strong northwest winds. Mainly dry with some sunshine on Sunday with lighter winds. Then turning cloudier with some rain on Monday.

Updated: 15:06 on Thu 17 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Blustery showers, mainly in the north and west.

This Evening and Tonight:

Becoming windy across the north and west with heavy showers or longer spells of rain. Elsewhere, it will be drier though still breezy with a few showers.

Friday:

A windy and cool day with sunny spells and also some showers. These could be heavy and thundery, especially in the west. Cloudier with some persistent rain across northeast Scotland.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Strong winds and showers will gradually ease for most on Saturday. However, rain will spread slowly from the southwest from Sunday, followed by an unsettled, possibly windy day on Monday.

Updated: 14:54 on Thu 17 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 22 Aug 2017 to Thursday 31 Aug 2017:

An unsettled start with showers or longer spells of rain are likely to affect the north on Tuesday with strong winds. Sunshine and showers are expected elsewhere. Drier and brighter conditions will probably spread to other areas on Wednesday and winds will ease. Through the rest of next week, it is likely to be rather changeable in the north with spells of rain. Places further south will see more prolonged drier, brighter and warmer conditions. For the rest of the period, it is most likely that many areas will see spells of cloud and rain at times, interspersed with a few days of brighter, showery conditions. Temperatures look set to be around average for the time of year, although it could turn warm in the south at times.

UK Outlook for Friday 1 Sep 2017 to Friday 15 Sep 2017:

As we head into September, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions dominating across the UK. However, there is a chance of some more prolonged dry and fine weather at times too. As a result, on balance there are likely to be spells of rain and strong winds at times, especially across the north and west, probably interspersed with several days of brighter and showery weather. Temperatures may become warm or very warm at times, especially in the south. However, they will probably remain generally close to normal for the time of year elsewhere.

Updated: 14:54 on Thu 17 Aug 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

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:09 0.7
High 07:23 1.5
Low 13:47 0.7
High 20:05 1.5

Friday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:27 0.6
High 08:42 1.6
Low 14:58 0.6
High 21:12 1.6

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:31 0.5
High 09:52 1.7
Low 15:56 0.6
High 22:12 1.8

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:25 0.4
High 10:52 1.8
Low 16:44 0.5
High 23:06 1.9

Monday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:12 0.3
High 11:42 1.8
Low 17:28 0.5
High 23:53 2

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:55 0.2
High 12:27 1.9
Low 18:09 0.4

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:37 2.1

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