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St Ninians Isle (Beach)

  • Cloudy 8 °C 5 °C
  • Heavy rain 7 °C 4 °C
  • Cloudy 6 °C 3 °C
  • Cloudy 5 °C 2 °C
  • Light rain 8 °C 7 °C
  • Cloudy 9 °C 6 °C
  • Light shower day 7 °C 3 °C
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Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4

∗ 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: 08:38 Sunset: 15:58 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4

∗ 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: 08:36 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4

∗ 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: 08:33 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: First 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: 08:31 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 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: 08:29 Sunset: 16:09 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous

∗ 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: 08:27 Sunset: 16:11 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous

∗ 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:

Breezy with rain at times, Severe gales early Wednesday.

Today:

Mostly cloudy with strong southerly winds soon easing to a moderate southwesterly. Some outbreaks of rain are likely at times, particularly across Orkney and the south of Shetland. Perhaps the odd brighter spell in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Strengthening southwest winds bring scattered showers this evening. Largely dry with a few clear spells early in the night, but thickening cloud, rain and strong winds later in the night. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Wednesday:

Early morning rain gradually clears Shetland with some sunny spells, particularly for Orkney. Further patchy rain through the day with southwest gales, severe for a time. Winds ease by evening. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mainly dry with lighter winds and some sunny spells on Thursday, showers later. Dry, but cold and cloudy Friday, light winds. Breezy on Saturday, rather cloudy with rain at times.

Updated: 02:57 on Tue 23 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain arriving overnight.

This Evening and Tonight:

Overnight it will turn windy with gales across western parts. Outbreaks of rain will arrive from the west, which will be heavy at times. Far eastern parts perhaps staying dry until morning.

Tuesday:

Cloudy to start with outbreaks of rain for many. Turning brighter from the northwest later, but with blustery showers. Windy in all areas but also mild, particularly in the south.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday very windy with heavy rain followed by blustery showers. Generally less windy on Thursday with sunshine and showers. Drier start on Friday but with rain later. Turning colder.

Updated: 15:05 on Mon 22 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 27 Jan 2018 to Monday 5 Feb 2018:

It will become milder through the weekend of the 27th and 28th, but it will be rather changeable with bright and showery weather interspersed with bands of cloud and longer spells of rain. The rain is likely to be heaviest in northern and western parts where it will be windy too, and the driest weather will be in the south and east. It will stay changeable through the rest of January, but perhaps colder with an increased risk of snow in the north. Through the start of February, it is likely to turn mainly dry and perhaps a touch colder, particularly in the south, with a risk of overnight frost and fog. Winds are expected to ease overall with strong winds becoming mostly restricted to the north.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 6 Feb 2018 to Tuesday 20 Feb 2018:

Early February is likely to bring relatively settled conditions with a good deal of dry weather, relatively light winds and frost and fog expected to form overnight. However spells of wet and windy weather are still likely across the north. Into the middle of February the forecast is looking very uncertain. However, we are most likely to see short spells of wet and windy weather move across the UK, interspersed with colder, brighter and drier interludes. Throughout this period temperatures are expected to average out at close to normal but it will be colder at times during the periods of more settled weather

Updated: 15:05 on Mon 22 Jan 2018 GMT

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