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  • Overcast 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    12 °C

  • Light rain 14 °C

    11 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 26 September 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 19 28 SSE 20 28 SE 19 27 SE 19 27 SE 20 27 SE 21 28 SE 21 29 SE 20 29 SE 21 29 SE 21 30 SE 20 29 SE 20 29 SE 20 28 SE 21 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
94% 93% 93% 92% 93% 95% 94% 92% 93% 93% 94% 94% 94% 95%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 19:01 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 27 September 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 20 30 SE 21 30 SE 21 31 SE 22 31 SE 22 32 SE 23 34 SE 24 34 SE 24 34 SE 24 35 SE 25 36 SE 25 36 SE 25 36 SE 25 36 SE 25 37 SE 27 39 SE 27 39 SE 28 40 SE 29 40 SE 29 41 SE 29 42 SE 30 42 SE 30 43 SE 31 44 SE 30 42
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
93% 94% 93% 94% 94% 93% 93% 94% 93% 92% 91% 90% 89% 89% 90% 89% 90% 90% 91% 91% 91% 90% 90% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:06 Sunset: 18:58 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.

Thursday (Thursday 28 September 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 90% 90% 60% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 30 42 SE 30 43 SE 31 44 SE 31 45 SE 28 40 SSE 22 31 SSE 18 26 SE 20 29 SE 23 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G M G G G G G
Humidity Expand
90% 90% 89% 91% 93% 91% 90% 92% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Rough Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:09 Sunset: 18:55 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.

Friday (Friday 29 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 50% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 24 33 SE 26 37 SE 28 40 SE 28 40 SSE 26 38 SSE 24 35 SSE 21 29 S 19 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity Expand
93% 91% 90% 89% 88% 87% 90% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:11 Sunset: 18:52 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.

Saturday (Saturday 30 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 16 23 S 17 24 S 17 23 SSW 18 26 SSW 18 27 S 16 23 SSW 14 20 SSW 14 19
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
89% 88% 88% 78% 73% 74% 82% 87%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:13 Sunset: 18:49 Moon phase: First quarter 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.

Sunday (Sunday 1 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 13 18 S 16 23 SSE 18 26 SSE 21 29 SSE 22 32 SSE 23 33 SSE 25 35 S 26 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
92% 90% 90% 83% 76% 78% 85% 87%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:15 Sunset: 18:46 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.

Monday (Monday 2 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
10% 20% 20% 50% 60% 20% 20% 40%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 27 39 S 29 41 S 29 42 SSW 27 39 SSW 27 39 SW 25 36 SW 25 36 SW 24 34
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
88% 89% 89% 84% 77% 78% 83% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:18 Sunset: 18:43 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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Met Office 10:00, Tue
Updated 09:00 on Tue 26 Sep 2017 BST
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Mist 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Dull and misty for Orkney, brighter across Shetland.

Today:

A cloudy day, particularly across Orkney where low cloud, mist and fog will make for a dull day with some patchy drizzle. Drier and brighter over Shetland. Fresh to strong southeast winds. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Little change overnight. Low cloud will continue to feed mist and patchy drizzle across Orkney. Cloudy too across Shetland, but mainly dry here. Fresh to strong southeast winds continue. Minimum temperature 12 °C.

Wednesday:

Another cloudy day, but brighter than Tuesday, particularly across Orkney. Dry too, but breezy with strong southeasterly winds, near gale force in the evening over Orkney. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Fresh to strong winds on Thursday and Friday with rain at times, turning heavy late Friday. Drier with lighter winds and sunny spells on Saturday.

Updated: 03:20 on Tue 26 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Largely dry with warm sunny spells today.

Today:

Any drizzle, mist and fog slowly clearing through the morning, leaving a mainly dry day with bright or sunny spells. The odd shower is possible in the east during the afternoon, but feeling warm in the sunshine.

Tonight:

Turning windy in the west overnight. Hill fog forming in the north with some light patchy drizzle possible. Clear spells elsewhere with fog patches developing in eastern England.

Wednesday:

Sunny spells for many. Cloud increasing from the west as a band of rain slowly moves across Northern Ireland, Wales and southwest England. Windy in the north and west.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Rain clearing east Thursday, with sunny spells developing for many. A band of rain moves across the UK from the west on Friday. Showers on Saturday with rain possible later.

Updated: 03:32 on Tue 26 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 30 Sep 2017 to Monday 9 Oct 2017:

Saturday will probably be a day of sunshine and showers. Western parts are likely to be dry and bright at first, but rain and strong winds may arrive later in the day, perhaps bringing gales to Northern Ireland and western Scotland. Rain and strong winds may well be more widespread on Sunday. In the following week, it is likely to stay rather unsettled with spells of rain spreading east, and brighter showery weather following along behind. It will be windy with the risk of gales in places, particularly across western coasts. Temperatures will be around average for the time of year, with brief warmer or cooler interludes. The changeable weather means that night frosts are quite unlikely, except in the mountains of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 10 Oct 2017 to Tuesday 24 Oct 2017:

Changeable weather is likely to continue across the country in the second week in October, with wind and rain at times, especially in the north and west. This will bring an increased likelihood of gales as well as heavier rain across some parts. By mid October, confidence in the forecast reduces, but drier and brighter spells could well become more prolonged, especially in the south, though it may remain changeable. On the whole, temperatures are expected to be close to normal for the time of year, but in any settled spells there could be chilly nights, with an increased risk of mist, fog and frost, especially in the north.

Updated: 03:32 on Tue 26 Sep 2017 BST

Location details

Bu Sands

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

Bu Sands tide times

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:41 2.9
Low 09:34 1.1
High 15:56 2.8
Low 21:49 1.2

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:24 2.7
Low 10:15 1.3
High 16:41 2.6
Low 22:43 1.4

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:19 2.4
Low 11:18 1.5
High 17:38 2.5

Friday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 00:12 1.5
High 06:35 2.3
Low 12:51 1.6
High 18:53 2.4

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:04 1.5
High 08:05 2.4
Low 14:28 1.6
High 20:14 2.5

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:15 1.3
High 09:16 2.5
Low 15:29 1.4
High 21:19 2.7

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