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Bu Sands

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    0 °C

  • Sleet shower 3 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Light rain 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

Thursday (Thursday 18 January 2018)
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Warnings
Sleet shower night Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Sleet shower Fog Heavy shower night Light rain Heavy rain Sleet shower Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy
40% 60% 10% 10% 50% 20% 60% 50% 70% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 20% 10% 10% 10% 40% 30% 40% 40% 10%
Temperature (°C)
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 14 17 WSW 12 15 WSW 12 15 W 13 16 WNW 13 16 WSW 11 14 W 13 17 W 15 19 W 13 17 WNW 15 20 WNW 13 18 WNW 16 22 W 17 22 WNW 17 23 W 17 23 WNW 22 29 WNW 19 26 W 18 23 W 18 24 W 18 25 WSW 17 23 WSW 18 24 WSW 17 24 WSW 16 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M G G P VP M P P P M E E E M M G E E VG G VG E E
Humidity Expand
93% 97% 96% 96% 98% 98% 96% 97% 94% 91% 88% 82% 82% 85% 90% 92% 92% 87% 89% 90% 88% 90% 89% 89%
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Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 15:58 Moon phase: New 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 19 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sleet shower Sleet shower Sleet shower Cloudy
10% 20% 20% 20% 50% 50% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 16 23 SW 17 23 WSW 17 23 SW 16 22 WSW 14 19 WSW 12 17 WSW 12 17 WSW 15 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG VG VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
90% 92% 90% 90% 86% 89% 90% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: New 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.

Saturday (Saturday 20 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
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-3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 13 18 W 14 19 NW 14 20 NW 14 19 NW 16 23 NW 14 19 NW 11 16 WNW 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M VG M VG VG M VG
Humidity Expand
91% 88% 81% 80% 80% 78% 80% 80%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight Smooth (wavelets) Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:02 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.

Sunday (Sunday 21 January 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
<5% 10% 10% 20% 50% 60% 80% 80%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 °
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-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7 11 SSW 9 14 S 14 20 SSE 22 32 SSE 28 40 SSE 33 47 S 34 49 S 29 44
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG G P M
Humidity Expand
78% 81% 80% 77% 76% 79% 87% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight Moderate Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:05 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.

Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 10% 10% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 26 36 SW 25 34 SW 26 35 SW 24 32 WSW 19 27 WNW 17 24 WNW 19 27 W 18 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G M VG G VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 84% 84% 86% 84% 85% 88% 89%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:07 Moon phase: Waxing 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 17 24 WSW 18 24 WSW 18 25 SW 18 25 SW 17 24 SSW 18 24 S 19 26 S 21 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
91% 90% 90% 90% 87% 88% 89% 89%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 16:09 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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Updated:
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy shower night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sleet shower 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy shower night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Heavy rain 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light shower night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Heavy rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Light rain 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sleet shower 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sleet shower 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy shower night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light snow 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy snow 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy snow 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Mist 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Light rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy snow 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Cold and windy with wintry showers.

This Evening and Tonight:

A largely dry start to this evening, but scattered wintry showers will turn more frequent overnight, these falling mainly as hail or sleet, perhaps some snow on the hills. Ice developing on untreated surfaces. Minimum temperature -2 °C.

Thursday:

Cold and bright with scattered wintry showers, some snow on hills. Moderate mainly westerly winds. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday will see further wintry showers. Early showers on Saturday otherwise dry and bright. Wet and windy on Sunday with southeasterly gales for a time.

Updated: 15:10 on Wed 17 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain, snow and gales tonight, with showers in the north.

This Evening and Tonight:

Gales, locally severe gales, especially around coasts and hills,will spread across central and southern areas tonight, with occasionally heavy rain. Also, snow is expected for Northern Ireland, northern England and southern Scotland, with snow showers persisting across northwest Scotland.

Thursday:

Gales will clear eastern England early on Thursday leaving a cold and blustery day with sunny spells and scattered wintry showers, these most frequent in the north and west.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, cold with some wintry showers, mainly in northwest. Saturday, mainly dry and bright after a frosty start but rain in southwest later. Sunday, rain with some snow in east.

Updated: 14:17 on Wed 17 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 22 Jan 2018 to Wednesday 31 Jan 2018:

Mainly dry and bright on Monday, although cloudier for southwestern parts later on Monday leading to a risk of rain and strong winds in the southwest by Tuesday. The latter half of the working week will see some rather unsettled weather with a rain band moving eastward on Wednesday followed by showers. Showers are likely to turn wintry in the north of the UK. There will be milder temperatures in the south on Wednesday, otherwise this period sees temperatures around average with limited overnight frosts. There remains quite a lot of uncertainty as we head into late January but the UK is likely to see a mixture of short-lived spells of rain and showers, with snow possible for some, followed by periods of colder, drier weather. Temperatures fluctuating around average.

UK Outlook for Thursday 1 Feb 2018 to Thursday 15 Feb 2018:

There is low confidence in the UK's weather through the first half of February. However, it is likely to be characterised by a mixture of short-lived spells of unsettled weather interspersed by showery periods and longer periods of more settled and drier weather. The unsettled spells will bring cloud and rain to parts of the UK and the showery periods may give snow in the north, especially over high ground. During the settled spells, it is likely to be cold with overnight frost and fog. Temperatures during this period will fluctuate around the average for the time of year.

Updated: 14:17 on Wed 17 Jan 2018 GMT

Location details

Bu Sands

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

Bu Sands tide times

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:04 3
Low 05:54 0.9
High 12:10 3.3
Low 18:22 0.8

Friday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:38 3
Low 06:27 0.9
High 12:44 3.3
Low 18:56 0.7

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:11 3
Low 07:00 0.9
High 13:17 3.3
Low 19:29 0.8

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:46 2.9
Low 07:34 1
High 13:52 3.2
Low 20:04 0.8

Monday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:23 2.9
Low 08:09 1
High 14:29 3.1
Low 20:42 0.9

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:03 2.8
Low 08:49 1.1
High 15:11 3
Low 21:26 1

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