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West Sandwick Beach

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    7 °C

  • Sunny day 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

Monday (Monday 21 August 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:30 Sunset: 20:44 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 22 August 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:33 Sunset: 20:41 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 23 August 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:35 Sunset: 20:38 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 24 August 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:35 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.

Friday (Friday 25 August 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:40 Sunset: 20:32 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 26 August 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:42 Sunset: 20:29 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

∗ 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 27 August 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:26 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

∗ 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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Updated 05:00 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

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Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Overcast 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Mist 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Fog 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Clear night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Clear night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mainly dry and bright.

Today:

Orkney will be dry with some sunshine and light winds. Shetland also mainly dry with sunny spells but still one or two light showers here with a moderate northwesterly breeze. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Any light showers across Shetland dying out this evening. Otherwise dry with some lengthy clear periods. Freshening southeasterly wind across Orkney, light winds across Shetland where it will rather chilly. Minimum temperature 8 °C.

Tuesday:

Dry and quite sunny across Shetland. Orkney will be dry although becoming cloudy after a bright start. Brisk southeasterly winds across Orkney. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Becoming unsettled and rather windy with rain extending northwards on Wednesday and Thursday, perhaps prolonged and occasionally heavy. Drier on Friday.

Updated: 03:15 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the northwest, bright and warm elsewhere.

Today:

Starting bright in the east and remaining so in the far northeast, whilst rain pushes into the northwest, this turning heavy and persistent in places. Elsewhere, rather cloudy with drizzle at first, but brighter later and turning warm and humid.

Tonight:

Rain, heavy at times, slowly moving north-eastwards across Scotland, but staying dry in the far northeast. Largely cloudy and humid elsewhere with widespread hill and coastal fog.

Tuesday:

Rain across Scotland fizzling out, but further heavy and thundery rain spreading into Northern Ireland and western Scotland. Brighter elsewhere with a few showers. Turning very warm in the south.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Changeable and turning fresher with showers or longer spells of rain, these heaviest and most frequent in the north and west. Very warm and dry across the southeast on Wednesday.

Updated: 02:05 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 25 Aug 2017 to Sunday 3 Sep 2017:

Friday and the subsequent bank holiday weekend will stay changeable, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain, particularly in the north and west. However, parts of the south and east may stay mainly dry with some sunny spells. Temperatures will be around normal in most parts, but probably above average in the southeast, bringing a chance of a few thundery showers. It will be windy at times, especially in the north, with a risk of gales here. Into the following week, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we may continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest, with drier spells, mainly in the south. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps rather warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Monday 4 Sep 2017 to Monday 18 Sep 2017:

In the first half of September, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south.

Updated: 02:05 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

Location details

West Sandwick Beach

Location
60.583, -1.187
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

West Sandwick Beach tide times

Monday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:51 0.3
High 10:33 2.4
Low 16:08 0.5
High 22:43 2.5

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:37 0.2
High 11:17 2.4
Low 16:51 0.4
High 23:27 2.6

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:19 0.1
High 11:59 2.4
Low 17:32 0.4

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:08 2.6
Low 06:02 0.2
High 12:38 2.4
Low 18:13 0.5

Friday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:48 2.5
Low 06:42 0.3
High 13:17 2.3
Low 18:52 0.5

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:28 2.4
Low 07:22 0.4
High 13:54 2.1
Low 19:31 0.6

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