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Thursday (30 March 2017)
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Sunrise: 06:37 Sunset: 19:43 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (31 March 2017)
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Sunrise: 06:34 Sunset: 19:45 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (1 April 2017)
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Sunrise: 06:31 Sunset: 19:48 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Sunday (2 April 2017)
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Sunrise: 06:28 Sunset: 19:50 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
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Sunrise: 06:25 Sunset: 19:53 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (4 April 2017)
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Sunrise: 06:22 Sunset: 19:55 Moon phase: First quarter
Wednesday (5 April 2017)
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Sunrise: 06:19 Sunset: 19:58 Moon phase: First quarter

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Becoming cloudy, with outbreaks of rain on Friday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Dry with clear periods at first. Then becoming cloudy overnight with patchy light rain reaching Orkney later and some coastal mist. It will be a mild night with freshening southeasterly winds. Minimum Temperature 6C.

Friday:

Dull and wet with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times. Also very misty with coastal fog patches. A cooler day than Thursday and winds will be light. Maximum Temperature 10C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Sunshine and scattered showers on Saturday with light winds. Dry and bright on Sunday with sunny spells. Cloudy with rain and strong southerly winds on Monday.

Updated: 15:14 on Thu 30 Mar 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A very mild night. Rain in the north and west.

This Evening and Tonight:

There'll be further spells of rain in the north and west tonight that could be heavy at times. Many places will stay dry though and it will be a very mild night, with temperatures staying in double figures.

Friday:

Rain will clear eastwards tomorrow morning. There'll be sunny spells however it'll be less warm than today, with showers in the far west, and some light rain in the southeast.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Sunshine and showers on Saturday, that could be occasionally heavy and thundery. Sunday will be drier and brighter and Monday will be similar, although rain will move into the northwest.

Updated: 14:06 on Thu 30 Mar 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 4 Apr 2017 to Thursday 13 Apr 2017:

Tuesday will be largely cloudy but rather warm, with some light and patchy rain, but it will become drier and brighter by Wednesday, although cooler. By midweek, high pressure will become more dominant and the dry, bright weather will spread across much of country for a few days, with light winds. The greatest risk of thicker cloud and outbreaks of rain will be in the northwest, and the best of the sunshine and the warmest temperatures will be in the south. A good deal of settled and dry weather is then likely, especially in the south where it will be warm. More changeable weather will affect the northwest especially though, with some rain and strong winds at times.

UK Outlook for Friday 14 Apr 2017 to Friday 28 Apr 2017:

The middle of April may see more unsettled conditions for a while with short periods of cloud, rain and strong winds particularly affecting the north and west of the UK. Dry and calm conditions are more likely to dominate though, especially in the south and then later in the month for many. Temperatures are expected to be warmer than average, but with rather chilly nights at times, which will lead to frost in a few places. Any colder spells are likely to be short-lived however, although there are some hints that these may become more prevalent later in the month.

Updated: 14:06 on Thu 30 Mar 2017 BST

Location details

Sandwick

Location: 59.996, -1.224
Altitude: 33.0 m above mean sea level

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