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Bu Sands weather

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    2 °C

  • Light rain 6 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    3 °C

Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
Now 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 70% 20% 10% 10% 40% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 15 23 W 20 26 NW 14 20 WNW 16 24 NW 19 27 WNW 21 28 NW 22 29 WNW 20 27 WNW 20 28 WNW 21 28 WNW 22 30 WNW 21 28 WNW 19 26 WNW 15 20 W 14 21 W 17 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG M E E E E E E E E E E E VG M E
Humidity
88% 92% 91% 80% 80% 78% 85% 82% 82% 83% 77% 77% 78% 84% 86% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Full 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.

Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
10% 50% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 50% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 60% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 17 23 WSW 17 23 WSW 16 22 WSW 14 19 SW 17 23 SW 16 23 SSW 15 23 SSW 16 25 SSW 17 26 SSW 18 26 SSW 20 30 SSW 22 33 S 24 35 S 25 37 S 27 39 S 28 40 S 29 41 S 31 44 S 33 47 S 32 45 S 30 42 SSW 27 38 SSW 22 32 SSW 17 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E G E E E E E E VG VG G G G VG E E VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity
86% 90% 87% 91% 87% 88% 86% 86% 85% 86% 88% 88% 86% 81% 79% 77% 76% 78% 82% 86% 83% 84% 89% 91%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Smooth (wavelets) Slight Moderate
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: Full 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Sleet shower Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
60% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 14 20 WSW 14 19 WNW 13 19 W 13 19 W 15 22 WNW 15 21 W 14 20 W 14 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG M M G VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 92% 93% 91% 85% 79% 80% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:07 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 23 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 13 18 WNW 13 19 WNW 14 20 NW 13 19 WNW 13 18 WNW 14 21 NW 15 21 NW 15 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
82% 84% 85% 83% 76% 79% 81% 81%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 16:09 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Thursday (Thursday 24 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 16 22 NNW 15 20 NNW 14 19 N 13 18 NW 12 18 WNW 12 17 WNW 12 18 W 14 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG G VG VG VG G
Humidity
84% 83% 82% 84% 80% 82% 85% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:37 Sunset: 16:12 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Friday (Friday 25 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 15 21 SW 17 24 SW 18 25 W 19 27 SW 20 28 SW 20 29 WSW 20 29 SW 20 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
86% 85% 87% 87% 86% 87% 89% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:35 Sunset: 16:14 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Saturday (Saturday 26 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
50% 20% 10% 50% 20% 30% 30% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 21 29 WSW 21 29 WSW 21 29 WSW 20 29 W 21 30 WNW 22 31 NW 22 32 WNW 22 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G VG
Humidity
88% 88% 87% 87% 84% 82% 83% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:33 Sunset: 16:16 Moon phase: Third 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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Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy snow 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Fog 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy shower day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy rain 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

A few showers today, windy this afternoon.

Today:

Outbreaks of rain spreading from the west this morning for a brief time. This afternoon will be bright with the chance a few showers. Fresh occasionally strong west or northwesterly winds developing this afternoon. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

A cold and breezy evening and night with clear periods and a few showers. Showers may be briefly heavy and wintry at first this evening. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Monday:

Mostly cloudy with one or two showers, more in the way of persistent rain spreading from the west in the evening. Becoming windy with fresh to strong southwesterly winds. Cold. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Rather cold and unsettled with showers at times, occasionally wintry. Some drier and brighter interludes too.

Updated: 07:27 on Sun 20 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Staying predominantly cold over the next few days.

Today:

Rain and hill snow across western Scotland and Northern Ireland, perhaps bringing some icy stretches in places, will move east, weakening, reaching northern England and Wales later. Rather cloudy but mostly dry ahead of this. Showers in the northwest later.

Tonight:

Many central and southeastern parts will see extensive low cloud and hill fog, with patchy rain and drizzle in places. Many northern areas will be mostly clear and frosty.

Monday:

Low cloud across parts of England and Wales should break up to give some sunny spells. Meanwhile, strengthening winds, heavy rain and hill snow will make inroads into northwestern areas.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

An icy start as rain and hill snow clears east on Tuesday, with blustery, often wintry showers following on to western areas. Staying cold thereafter, though generally drier and brighter.

Updated: 01:50 on Sun 20 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 24 Jan 2019 to Saturday 2 Feb 2019:

Thursday and Friday will see a very cold north to north-easterly airstream bringing sunshine and showers, the showers giving rain or snow and most frequent in the north and northeast. It looks breezy on Thursday perhaps with coastal gales in the south and east, although winds should ease on Friday. Widespread locally severe night frosts are also likely. Later on Friday, rain preceded by snow may arrive in the far west and northwest, accompanied by strengthening winds. During the weekend and following week a lot of fine weather is expected with the chance of some wintry showers. Staying cold or very cold, with widespread frost. However, some wet and windy weather is likely in the northwest, which may briefly spread further southeast giving some snow on encountering the colder air.

UK Outlook for Sunday 3 Feb 2019 to Sunday 17 Feb 2019:

The northwest of the British Isles may see changeable conditions at first, with spells of rain, strong winds and some snow at times. However, it should become drier, brighter but colder here as the period unfolds. Meanwhile further southeast some bright, quiet periods are expected but with some wintry showers too, the detail of which is very uncertain. It is likely to be cold or very cold, and as a result widespread, locally severe frosts are on the cards. The conditions described above could still be interspersed by some milder, wetter interludes, most likely across southern parts of the British Isles, and this would bring an associated risk of significant snow and ice at times.

Updated: 01:50 on Sun 20 Jan 2019 GMT

Location details

Bu Sands

Location
58.859, -2.88
Altitude
0 m above mean sea level

Bu Sands tide times

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:18 0.8
High 10:32 3.3
Low 16:47 0.6
High 22:58 3.4

Monday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:03 0.7
High 11:20 3.5
Low 17:34 0.4
High 23:48 3.5

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:48 0.6
High 12:05 3.6
Low 18:21 0.3

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:37 3.5
Low 06:33 0.6
High 12:52 3.7
Low 19:08 0.2

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:25 3.5
Low 07:17 0.7
High 13:38 3.7
Low 19:56 0.3

Friday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:13 3.3
Low 08:01 0.8
High 14:25 3.5
Low 20:45 0.4

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