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  • Heavy rain 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny intervals 4 °C

    3 °C

  • Light rain 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    2 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    6 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 2017)
Now 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
Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy shower day Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Light rain Light shower night Light shower night Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
60% 40% 20% 90% 70% 50% 70% 70% 40% 50% 40% 40% 80% 80% 70%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 23 36 SSW 19 28 SW 20 26 WSW 21 27 WSW 17 23 W 21 27 WSW 21 27 W 19 25 WSW 15 21 W 17 22 W 17 24 WSW 18 23 WSW 18 24 W 18 24 WNW 14 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG VG E VG G VG E G VG VG M VG G
Humidity Expand
90% 93% 92% 93% 91% 92% 93% 88% 90% 91% 93% 90% 95% 93% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:56 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Third 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.

Thursday (Thursday 14 December 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
Light rain Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sleet shower day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Heavy rain Light shower night Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night
50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 30% <5% 10% 40% 80% 30% 40% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 16 25 W 18 24 W 14 19 WSW 15 20 W 16 21 WSW 17 22 W 14 19 W 11 16 WSW 11 16 WNW 11 15 W 10 14 WSW 10 14 WNW 9 13 NNW 9 13 N 9 14 NNW 10 14 NNW 12 18 NNW 12 17 N 14 23 N 16 24 NNE 20 30 NNE 21 33 NNE 20 33 NNE 21 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E P VG VG G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G E E E E
Humidity Expand
93% 95% 90% 92% 89% 92% 88% 91% 90% 94% 92% 91% 90% 89% 91% 93% 93% 89% 87% 90% 87% 82% 77% 77%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 30% 40% 30% 10% 50% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 23 35 N 23 36 N 22 33 NNW 23 34 NNW 25 35 NNW 25 37 NNW 25 37 NW 22 32
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
73% 79% 81% 75% 75% 77% 75% 78%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 21 30 NW 20 28 NNW 19 28 NNW 17 25 NW 16 23 NNW 15 21 NW 11 17 W 10 15
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
76% 75% 74% 75% 72% 76% 78% 83%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waning 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 17 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy
<5% 10% 20% 80% 80% 80% 50% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 12 18 SSW 16 23 SSW 19 28 SSW 22 31 SW 22 31 WSW 23 33 WNW 24 34 WNW 24 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G M G G VG
Humidity Expand
85% 87% 86% 89% 90% 87% 83% 80%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:15 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 18 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 50% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 22 31 WNW 19 26 W 18 25 WSW 17 25 SW 19 27 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 VG G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
81% 84% 87% 90% 89% 90% 91% 91%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: New

∗ 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 19 December 2017)
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% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 20 28 SW 20 28 SW 19 26 SW 18 25 SW 18 25 SW 18 25 SW 19 26 SW 19 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 92% 91% 90% 89% 89% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: New

∗ 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, Wed
Updated: 08:00 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Light rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Heavy shower day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light shower day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Light shower day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy shower day 51.556 -1.778
York Light shower day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Light shower day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy shower day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light shower day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Heavy rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Heavy rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light shower day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Bright with a few showers.

Today:

Early persistent rain over Shetland soon clearing then a mostly bright day with some sunny intervals and a few rain showers. Lying snow in parts of Shetland thawing slowly for a time. Light to moderate winds. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Tonight:

Clear spells and a few showers. Perhaps some more prolonged showers reaching Shetland overnight. A cold night with some frost and ice. Mostly light winds. Minimum temperature 0 °C.

Thursday:

Bright or sunny intervals and a few showers, these turning heavy for a time before drier weather spreads from the north in strengthening northerly winds. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday windy with sunny intervals and a few showers, perhaps turning wintry over Shetland on Saturday, but dying out later. Sunday morning dry then rain in the afternon.

Updated: 05:56 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Windy with heavy, blustery showers.

Today:

Early icy patches in central and eastern parts, otherwise windy with frequent, heavy and blustery showers, spreading to all parts. Showers falling as rain for most, but increasingly turning wintry in the northwest later. Some brighter spells in between.

Tonight:

Frequent wintry showers in the north and west, with some organised spells of squally rain, sleet and mostly hill snow. Windy with gales in the southwest. Patchy frost and ice.

Thursday:

Sunshine and wintry showers, with some longer spells of rain, sleet and hill snow at times. Staying windy in the south, but winds easing further north. Feeling cold.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Turning colder on Friday with plenty of sunshine, but northerly winds will bring showers around windward coasts. Mostly dry and frosty on Saturday. Rain arriving from the northwest during Sunday.

Updated: 01:45 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 17 Dec 2017 to Tuesday 26 Dec 2017:

After a frosty start on Sunday, it will turn less cold. Cloud and outbreaks of rain are expected to spread to all areas by the end of the day, with strengthening winds and a perhaps hill snow for a time in the north. This is likely to bring a change to unsettled and milder conditions across country early next week. Through the rest of the period, generally milder but unsettled conditions are likely persist with bands of rain and hill snow interspersed by drier interludes, these most likely in the southeast. It may become very windy at times later next week with gales or severe gales in places. There remains a small chance that generally drier and colder conditions could affect southern areas at times.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 27 Dec 2017 to Wednesday 10 Jan 2018:

Generally changeable conditions look most likely persist until the end of December. Bands of rain are likely to move across the UK, interspersed with brighter showery conditions. Showers are likely to turn wintry at times, particularly in the north. It will often be windy with temperatures varying around normal. As we head into the start of January there is large uncertainty. However, a generally more settled spell of weather could become established. This would likely bring a mixture of colder and drier conditions with brief interludes of milder, wetter and windier weather. Snow is likely at times, especially in northern and central parts of the UK, as well as an increased likelihood of overnight frosts.

Updated: 01:45 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

Location details

Bu Sands

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

Bu Sands tide times

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:48 1
High 07:51 2.7
Low 14:10 1.4
High 20:05 2.9

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:39 1
High 08:45 2.9
Low 15:00 1.3
High 21:00 3

Friday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:20 1
High 09:31 3
Low 15:41 1.2
High 21:47 3

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:56 1
High 10:11 3.1
Low 16:18 1.1
High 22:30 3.1

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:30 0.9
High 10:47 3.2
Low 16:54 1
High 23:08 3.1

Monday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:05 0.9
High 11:21 3.3
Low 17:30 0.9
High 23:45 3.1

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