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West Sandwick Beach

  • Cloudy 12 °C 10 °C
  • Light rain 11 °C 8 °C
  • Heavy rain 11 °C 9 °C
  • Heavy shower day 12 °C 10 °C
  • Cloudy 11 °C 9 °C
  • Cloudy 10 °C 9 °C
  • Cloudy 10 °C 8 °C
Now 23:00
Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 °
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SE 13 24 ESE 11 23
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Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:35 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.

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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Smooth (wavelets) Slight Moderate Slight Smooth (wavelets)
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Sunrise: 08:05 Sunset: 17:32 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 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.

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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Smooth (wavelets) Slight Smooth (wavelets)
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:07 Sunset: 17:29 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.

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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets)
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 17:26 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.

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Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night
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WSW 21 33 WSW 20 31 WSW 22 34 W 21 33 WNW 20 31 WNW 18 27 WNW 18 27 WNW 16 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Humidity Expand
86% 85% 88% 89% 88% 86% 88% 86%
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Smooth (wavelets)
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:13 Sunset: 17:24 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.

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Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity Expand
86% 82% 84% 81% 81% 81% 82% 83%
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Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:15 Sunset: 17:21 Moon phase: First quarter

∗ 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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Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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WNW 25 36 WNW 25 36 WNW 25 36 WNW 24 35 WNW 24 35 WNW 25 36 WNW 25 37 WNW 26 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
84% 83% 82% 80% 79% 80% 80% 81%
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Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
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Sunrise: 08:18 Sunset: 17:18 Moon phase: First quarter

∗ 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:

Rain spreading eastwards during Monday. Strengthening southerly winds.

This Evening and Tonight:

Mostly cloudy with isolated showers at first, these dying out in the early hours. Some misty low cloud developing across Orkney later. Brisk east or southeasterly winds over Shetland. Minimum temperature 7 °C.

Monday:

Dry, bright start. Cloudy with rain spreading from the west by late morning into Orkney, then Shetland early in the afternoon. Drying up in Orkney later. Southeasterly gales for Shetland. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Remaining rather changeable with some brightness and scattered showers. Strong south or southwesterly winds at times.

Updated: 14:32 on Sun 22 Oct 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Patchy frost in the east tonight. Rain arriving elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will become generally dry this evening. Many northern and most eastern areas will then have a dry night with clear spells, allowing a patchy frost to form. Elsewhere, it will cloud over from the west with further rain arriving.

Monday:

Outbreaks of rain will move eastwards across Britain. However, eastern Scotland and the extreme east of England may start bright, while brighter weather will follow to most parts later.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Southern areas will be cloudy with some rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, with brighter, showery weather further north. Rain may move north on Thursday, revealing some slightly warmer sunshine elsewhere.

Updated: 15:19 on Sun 22 Oct 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 27 Oct 2017 to Sunday 5 Nov 2017:

On Friday, cloud and rain across central or northern parts will move southeastwards, probably clearing southeast England later, or early on Saturday, after a mostly fine start here. Brighter, showery weather will follow from the northwest, although another band of rain may move eastwards across Britain on Saturday. It will be breezy, with gales possible in the north, and temperatures will return towards average after a warm start in the south. Thereafter the weather is likely to become generally unsettled and sometimes windy, with rainbands crossing eastwards over the country, interspersed by brighter, showery conditions. The northwest can expect the wettest and windiest weather. However, there is a low chance of drier, more settled weather developing from the west later. Temperatures will trend down to slightly below normal.

UK Outlook for Monday 6 Nov 2017 to Monday 20 Nov 2017:

There is an increasing chance that the weather will become more settled during this period, especially across southern parts of the British Isles. As a result frost and fog could become more likely. The north may continue to have more changeable conditions though. Temperatures are most likely to be near average, although probably below normal in some of the more settled spells, especially where any overnight fog proves slow to clear.

Updated: 15:19 on Sun 22 Oct 2017 BST

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