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Baltasound (nearest observation site to The Sands of Breckon (Beach))

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The Sands of Breckon (Beach) forecast
Mon 20 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
6.5 ° 6.6 ° 6.4 ° 6.6 ° 6.7 ° 6.5 °
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W 34 51 W 33 49 W 37 57 WNW 38 55 WNW 37 51 WNW 37 47
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994 995 995 995 995 995
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Tue 21 Feb 2017
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
6.6 ° 6.0 ° 6.2 ° 6.6 ° 5.0 ° 5.5 ° 5.1 ° 4.9 ° 4.7 ° 4.7 ° 6.5 ° 6.8 ° 6.0 ° 6.1 ° 6.2 ° 5.4 ° 5.7 ° 6.4 °
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W 33 47 W 37 53 W 36 48 WNW 36 49 WNW 32 51 WNW 24 47 WNW 18 32 WNW 18 29 WNW 10 WNW 6 WSW 11 SW 11 SSW 16 S 17 SSW 23 32 S 30 40 S 33 46 SSW 29 48
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72% 74% 75% 71% 83% 82% 84% 84% 85% 86% 79% 78% 85% 92% 94% 93% 94% 95%
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996 996 996 997 998 998 999 999 999 999 998 997 996 994 991 989 986 983
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R R R R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1800 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 8.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 7.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 4.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 18.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 8.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fylingdales 6.8 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 29.2 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 7.5 hours

About extremes

Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest minimum temperature - (2100 on the previous day to 0900 on the date shown)

Highest rainfall -(2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Sunniest - (2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 2302 on Mon 20 Feb 2017

Weather map

Tue 1700

Weather observation map for The Sands of Breckon (Beach)

The Sands of Breckon (Beach) The Sands of Breckon (Beach) – Light rain 60.7264 -1.0351
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Light rain 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Heavy rain 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Heavy rain 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Light rain 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Light rain 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Cloudy 57.206 -2.202
Stornoway Stornoway – Light rain 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aultbea Aultbea – Light rain 57.859 -5.636
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Light rain 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Light rain 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Heavy rain 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

The Sands of Breckon (Beach)

Location: 60.7264, -1.0351

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

Baltasound

Location: 60.749, -0.854

Altitude: 15.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from The Sands of Breckon (Beach): 10.2 km