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  • Heavy shower day 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    5 °C

Saturday (Saturday 18 November 2017)
Now 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
Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night Heavy rain Heavy shower night Light shower night Light rain Heavy shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Overcast Sunny intervals Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night
60% 40% 30% 80% 60% 40% 50% 60% 40% 60% 70% 20% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 33 44 NW 32 44 NW 36 49 WNW 37 50 WNW 36 50 WNW 35 48 WNW 34 46 WNW 35 48 WNW 33 46 WNW 31 43 NW 27 40 NW 26 37 NW 25 37 NW 26 39 NW 23 34 NW 24 37 NW 25 36 NW 24 36 NW 25 37 NW 23 34 NW 22 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E E G E E VG VG E E VG E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
69% 64% 66% 80% 78% 76% 78% 77% 80% 86% 86% 80% 84% 74% 80% 73% 77% 73% 71% 71% 73%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 15:44 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 19 November 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 24 36 NW 22 34 NW 21 31 NW 22 33 NW 22 32 NW 19 28 NW 18 27 NW 17 25 NW 16 25 NW 15 24 NW 14 21 NW 14 20 NW 14 20 NW 13 18 WNW 14 19 NW 14 18 WNW 11 15 W 10 14 WNW 10 14 WNW 8 13 W 9 13 NW 8 12 WNW 7 10 NE 7 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E
Humidity Expand
69% 72% 73% 70% 70% 71% 75% 72% 75% 77% 73% 73% 71% 72% 76% 81% 82% 83% 83% 84% 89% 88% 88% 86%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 15:42 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 20 November 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% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 7 10 NE 9 14 ENE 12 17 NE 13 20 NNE 13 20 N 15 23 N 15 23 N 14 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 82% 81% 73% 65% 66% 70% 73%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:13 Sunset: 15:40 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 21 November 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% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 14 20 N 15 22 N 14 21 N 14 21 NNE 14 21 NNE 14 20 N 14 21 NNE 15 22
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
71% 76% 76% 77% 73% 76% 79% 79%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:16 Sunset: 15:38 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 22 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
20% 20% 20% 20% 30% 50% 70% 70%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 °
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2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 15 23 N 17 25 NE 18 27 ENE 19 28 E 19 29 E 21 31 ESE 24 35 E 25 37
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
79% 81% 84% 83% 80% 80% 82% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Rough Very rough Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:18 Sunset: 15:36 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 23 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 50% 40% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 26 38 E 27 39 E 28 40 ENE 28 40 ENE 28 40 ENE 27 40 NW 27 40 NE 26 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
82% 83% 82% 81% 79% 79% 79% 79%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Very rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:20 Sunset: 15:35 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.

Friday (Friday 24 November 2017)
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 Light rain
20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 40%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 24 36 NW 24 35 NE 24 34 NE 23 34 NE 23 33 S 21 29 N 20 29 ENE 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
78% 79% 79% 77% 75% 76% 77% 77%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:22 Sunset: 15:33 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 04:00, Sat
Updated: 01:00 on Sat 18 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Partly cloudy night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Partly cloudy night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Partly cloudy night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Light shower night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Light shower night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Clear night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light shower night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Clear night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light shower night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Cold and windy with blustery showers.

Today:

There will be a mixture of sunny intervals and frequent showers, some heavy with hail. It will feel cold with northwesterly gales continuing, perhaps severe at times over Shetland. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Tonight:

Showers will continue through the evening and overnight with strong to gale force northwesterly winds. The showers and winds will start to ease later in the night. Minimum temperature 1 °C.

Sunday:

A bright day with sunny spells and scattered showers, these wintry over Shetland. The strong northwesterly winds will gradually ease but still feeling cold. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Much more settled on Monday and Tuesday with sunny spells,light winds and a few wintry showers. Remaining cold with night frosts. Turning wet and windy on Wednesday.

Updated: 02:37 on Sat 18 Nov 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Cold and bright in the north. Cloudier in the south.

Today:

Cloudy and damp across southern and some western parts, with some patchy rain. Drier and sunnier but cold in the north and east, after a frosty start, with blustery showers continuing across northeast Scotland, with gales or locally severe gales.

Tonight:

Dry with clear skies across northern, eastern and central parts, with a fairly widespread frost. A few showers for northern Scotland. Cloudier and damp in some southwestern and western parts.

Sunday:

A bright and chilly start for many, away from the far southwest. Cloud and patchy rain will slowly spread north-eastwards, turning to snow over the hills of Scotland later.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Milder conditions with outbreaks of rain spreading northeast across many parts on Monday and Tuesday, with snow over northern hills. Staying unsettled, with wet and windy weather likely on Wednesday.

Updated: 01:53 on Sat 18 Nov 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 22 Nov 2017 to Friday 1 Dec 2017:

The north may start cold and dry on Wednesday, but outbreaks of rain will spread north to affect all parts, giving snow over high ground of Scotland. Becoming windy generally, with gales in places. For the end of the next week into the following weekend unsettled condition will probably dominate, giving wet and windy conditions at times, especially for central and southern areas, and temperatures mainly above average. Further north it will probably be drier and brighter but cold at times. These colder conditions might extend south across the UK at times giving wintry showers. Towards the end of the month confidence becomes low, but it looks likely that the mixed weather conditions may settle down, with a period of drier, brighter, colder conditions possible by the start of December.

UK Outlook for Saturday 2 Dec 2017 to Saturday 16 Dec 2017:

The weather at the start of December looks likely to be in a slow moving pattern, with a few days of drier and brighter conditions likely, although confidence is low at this stage. Thereafter it looks as though a more mobile weather pattern will become established, with some cloudy, wet and windy interludes as frontal systems move across the UK. Temperatures in this period are likely to start off below normal, but with some milder periods developing later on.

Updated: 01:53 on Sat 18 Nov 2017 GMT

Location details

Bu Sands

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

Bu Sands tide times

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:52 0.8
High 11:10 3.3
Low 17:09 0.9
High 23:28 3.3

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:25 0.8
High 11:43 3.3
Low 17:44 0.8

Monday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:03 3.3
Low 05:58 0.9
High 12:15 3.3
Low 18:18 0.9

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:38 3.2
Low 06:30 1
High 12:47 3.3
Low 18:51 0.9

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:12 3.1
Low 07:02 1.1
High 13:20 3.2
Low 19:26 1

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Burray Ness)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:48 2.9
Low 07:35 1.2
High 13:55 3.1
Low 20:03 1.1

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