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West Voe Sands (Beach)

  • Cloudy 3 °C -1 °C
  • Sunny day 3 °C 2 °C
  • Light rain 6 °C -1 °C
  • Cloudy 4 °C 1 °C
  • Sunny day 5 °C 2 °C
  • Sunny intervals 5 °C 2 °C
  • Cloudy 8 °C 5 °C
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Sunrise: 08:56 Sunset: 15:01 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.

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Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:00 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.

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Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:00 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.

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Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:00 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.

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Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 14:59 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.

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Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 14:59 Moon phase: Waning 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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Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 14:59 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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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mainly dry with sunny spells on Tuesday/

This Evening and Tonight:

Occasional showers, mainly of rain or sleet with snow on hills, becoming more scattered overnight. A frost and ice will develop under clearing skies as northerly winds ease. Minimum temperature -4 °C.

Tuesday:

A mainly dry day with bright or sunny spells, light winds and just the odd passing shower. Turning breezy later with some rain spreading east in the evening. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Windy at times with showers or longer spells of rain on Wednesday and Thursday. Fresh northerly winds and wintry showers on Friday.

Updated: 14:40 on Mon 11 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Staying very cold with a risk of ice tonight.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain and snow will clear southeastern areas and the wind will ease. It will stay largely dry for most overnight, although wintry showers will continue in the far north and east. A severe frost for many with icy stretches possible.

Tuesday:

A very cold start with icy stretches for some. Showers easing in eastern England. Through the afternoon, thickening cloud will bring rain and hill snow across western areas. Staying cold.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Changeable and sometimes windy with sunny spells and bands of rain or showers. Snow at times in the north. Cold generally but less so than of late. Overnight frosts.

Updated: 15:25 on Mon 11 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 16 Dec 2017 to Monday 25 Dec 2017:

Cold northerly winds will bring a mixture of sunshine and wintry showers on Saturday. Showers will mainly be along exposed coasts, with a good deal of sunshine elsewhere. Generally it will feel cold despite the sunshine, with overnight frosts and some icy patches for some. Sunday will probably turn less cold but more unsettled, with strengthening winds, outbreaks of rain, hill snow and cloudier skies. Into the following week, milder conditions will arrive with bands of rain and hill snow interspersed by drier interludes, these most likely in the southeast. It will often be windy with gales possible in exposed parts of the north and west. These conditions will probably continue as we approach Christmas.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 26 Dec 2017 to Tuesday 9 Jan 2018:

Generally changeable conditions look most likely from the start of the period to the end of December. Bands of rain are likely to move across the UK, followed by scattered showers, mainly in the northwest. Showers are likely to turn wintry at times, particularly in the north. It will often be windy with milder than average temperatures most probable. As we head into the start of January, a generally more settled spell of weather could become established. This would likely bring a mixture of colder and drier conditions with brief interludes of milder, wetter and windier weather. Snow is likely at times, especially in northern and central parts of the UK.

Updated: 15:25 on Mon 11 Dec 2017 GMT

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