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  • Cloudy 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

    12 °C

  • Light shower day 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
Now 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
Fog Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
30% 60% 70% 60% 50% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 13 20 S 11 17 WSW 10 14 WSW 9 13 WSW 8 11 SW 6 8 SW 7 9 SW 6 8 S 5 7 S 6 7 S 6 8 SE 7 9 SE 7 10 ESE 10 14 ESE 13 18 SE 15 20 SE 18 24 SE 20 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP P M G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G M M
Humidity Expand
95% 97% 97% 97% 97% 94% 92% 92% 92% 91% 91% 93% 96% 97% 96% 97% 98% 96%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 17:52 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 21 October 2017)
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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 90% ≥95% 90% 80% 80% 50% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% 10% 30% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 22 30 SE 24 33 SE 25 34 SE 26 36 SE 27 37 SE 28 39 SE 28 39 SE 28 39 SE 27 37 SE 27 37 SE 27 38 SE 26 36 SE 24 32 SE 21 29 SE 21 30 SE 22 31 SE 23 32 SE 23 32 SE 23 32 ESE 23 31 ESE 24 32 ESE 23 31 ESE 21 29 ESE 22 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG G M M G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG
Humidity Expand
94% 93% 93% 92% 92% 92% 92% 93% 91% 93% 92% 92% 91% 89% 87% 86% 87% 87% 86% 87% 88% 89% 90% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Rough Moderate Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:50 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.

Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower day Heavy shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
30% 40% 40% 50% 40% 60% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 22 30 ESE 22 29 ESE 20 27 ESE 18 25 SSE 14 20 NNE 16 22 N 16 22 NNW 15 21 SW 14 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 92% 92% 91% 89% 86% 90% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Rough Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:47 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.

Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 40% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 13 19 SSE 16 23 SSE 22 30 S 23 32 S 23 32 S 21 29 S 20 28 SSW 18 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
90% 89% 87% 88% 84% 85% 89% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 17:44 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
20% 20% 50% 20% 40% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 19 27 S 21 29 S 23 32 SSW 22 31 SW 21 30 SW 20 27 SW 19 27 SW 20 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
89% 89% 89% 88% 83% 82% 86% 87%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Rough Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 17:42 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 20 27 SW 19 27 SW 19 27 SW 19 27 SW 19 27 SW 18 25 SW 18 24 SW 18 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 89% 89% 87% 80% 82% 87% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 17:39 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.

Thursday (Thursday 26 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 18 25 SSW 17 24 SSW 17 24 NE 18 24 SW 18 25 SW 17 23 WSW 17 23 SSW 17 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
89% 90% 90% 87% 83% 83% 86% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:13 Sunset: 17:36 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.

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Met Office 06:00, Fri
Updated 05:00 on Fri 20 Oct 2017 BST
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy shower night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light rain 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Light rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Mist 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Overcast 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Shetland misty with rain, Orkney drier on Friday.

Today:

Shetland will stay dull and misty with some patchy rain. Early strong winds easing. Orkney looks brighter and drier with some sunshine but low cloud may push in later. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Mainly cloudy, and misty for a time, with some patchy rain affecting Shetland. Orkney will be mainly dry but some heavy rain will arrive towards morning. Strengthening southeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Saturday:

Rain over Orkney will push up to Shetland later in the morning. Brighter drier will follow from the south. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds easing for a time. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Bright with some showers on Sunday and lighter winds. Changeable start to the new week with rain or showers.

Updated: 03:23 on Fri 20 Oct 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A lot of dry weather with some brightness. Windy later.

Today:

A cloudy and occasionally damp start to the day. However, some bright or sunny spells will emerge in the afternoon. Later in the day a zone of wet and windy weather arrives in western parts with coastal gales likely.

Tonight:

Winds strengthen, especially across the west with severe gales expected around coasts. Elsewhere a band of rain travels northeastwards and blustery showers or spells of rain will affect western parts.

Saturday:

Very windy with gales or severe gales in places, especially in the south and west. Bands of heavy showers or longer spells of rain will move across most parts.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Improving picture on Sunday as wind and rain ease. Remaining breezy but mild next week with further rain, especially in the south. Becoming brighter and more showery in the north.

Updated: 02:13 on Fri 20 Oct 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 24 Oct 2017 to Thursday 2 Nov 2017:

Tuesday and Wednesday look generally rather windy with gales possible in exposed areas, especially in the northwest. There will be showers or longer spells of rain for many, perhaps persistent in the south. Confidence in the forecast reduces during the remainder of October into early November. However, a northwest to southeast split is most likely. The northwest should continue with some wet and windy weather interspersed by brief brighter, showery interludes, whilst the southeast will be best placed to have more prolonged drier spells. Temperatures are most likely to be slightly above normal. Having said this there is a chance of more settled, colder conditions becoming established with morning fog patches, especially in the south.

UK Outlook for Friday 3 Nov 2017 to Friday 17 Nov 2017:

Confidence in the forecast during this period is very low. However, on balance it appears that the early part of November will most likely be changeable with near average temperatures. There is an increasing chance of more prolonged settled spells developing by the end of the first week of November, which may continue into mid month, especially in the south. This would lead to an increased chance of frost and fog. However, northern areas could hold onto more in the way of wind and rain at times. Temperatures should stay mostly near or perhaps slightly above average, although probably dipping to below average in any more settled spells.

Updated: 02:13 on Fri 20 Oct 2017 BST

Location details

Bu Sands

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

Bu Sands tide times

Friday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:18 0.5
High 12:35 3.3
Low 18:30 0.8

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:50 3.5
Low 06:51 0.6
High 13:09 3.3
Low 19:03 0.8

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:26 3.4
Low 07:24 0.7
High 13:41 3.3
Low 19:37 0.8

Monday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:00 3.2
Low 07:55 0.8
High 14:13 3.2
Low 20:10 0.9

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:35 3.1
Low 08:27 1
High 14:45 3.1
Low 20:44 1

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:11 2.9
Low 09:00 1.2
High 15:21 2.9
Low 21:22 1.2

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