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Shapinsay Sound

  • Heavy shower day 6 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Light shower day 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Heavy rain 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 2017)
Now 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Fog Fog Cloudy Cloudy
80% 60% 60% 20% 20% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 17 24 W 16 20 WSW 15 21 WSW 14 20 WSW 15 22 WSW 14 20 W 14 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M VP VP G M
Humidity Expand
97% 99% 99% 99% 99% 98% 98%
UV index Expand
Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3
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 Drizzle Cloudy Mist Mist Mist Drizzle Drizzle Cloudy Mist Mist Mist Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
50% 30% 10% 20% 20% 20% 30% 30% 10% 20% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 14 18 W 17 22 WSW 13 18 WSW 14 18 WSW 15 20 WSW 11 16 WSW 11 16 W 11 14 WSW 9 13 SW 8 11 WSW 8 11 WSW 7 10 WNW 6 9 N 7 10 NNE 9 12 NNE 10 13 NNE 11 15 NNE 12 16 NNE 13 18 N 14 19 NNE 19 26 NNE 19 26 NNE 19 26 NNE 24 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M P M P P P M P M P P P M VG M M VG E E E VG VG G E
Humidity Expand
95% 97% 97% 95% 95% 95% 94% 95% 94% 95% 94% 94% 92% 91% 90% 89% 88% 85% 83% 82% 82% 81% 84% 79%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
30% 10% 30% 40% 50% 40% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 26 36 N 25 34 N 22 31 N 24 32 NNW 22 31 NNW 23 33 NNW 23 33 NNW 24 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E E G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
79% 70% 79% 83% 81% 86% 81% 73%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:13 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 22 32 NW 21 29 NNW 19 27 NNW 17 24 NNW 15 22 NNW 14 20 NW 11 16 W 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G VG VG G VG
Humidity Expand
73% 71% 69% 69% 66% 68% 68% 68%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:13 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
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 Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 60% 70% 80% 70% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 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 11 17 SSW 15 21 S 20 28 SSW 23 32 SSW 22 31 WSW 23 31 WNW 22 30 WNW 22 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG G M M G VG
Humidity Expand
72% 73% 79% 84% 87% 85% 81% 76%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:13 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
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 Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 30% 50% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 20 27 WNW 18 24 WSW 17 24 SW 18 25 SW 21 28 SW 22 30 SW 23 31 SW 23 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G G G G
Humidity Expand
76% 74% 78% 81% 85% 86% 88% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: New
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 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 23 31 SW 23 30 SW 22 29 SW 22 29 SW 21 28 SW 21 27 SW 21 28 SW 22 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG VG VG G VG
Humidity Expand
89% 89% 90% 89% 88% 88% 88% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: New
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Met Office 18:00, Wed
Updated: 16:00 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Partly cloudy night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light shower night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Heavy shower night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Partly cloudy night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sleet shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy snow shower night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy shower night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Heavy rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light shower night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sleet shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Showers and clear spells tonight, with winds easing.

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells and showers tonight, with outbreaks perhaps turning more prolonged across Shetland for a time, but generally easing towards dawn. A cold night with some frost and ice. Winds easing mostly light. 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 afternoon.

Updated: 14:45 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Windy with heavy, blustery showers.

This Evening and Tonight:

Frequent wintry showers in the north and west, with some organised spells of squally rain, sleet and mostly hill snow, giving a risk of icy stretches forming. Windy with gales or severe gales across exposed places in the southwest.

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:

Staying cold 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: 15:25 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 18 Dec 2017 to Wednesday 27 Dec 2017:

Monday should be a dry and bright day across the country, however cloud and outbreaks of rain could spread across the north overnight and into Tuesday morning. Tuesday will probably stay dry and fine in the south though. Temperatures are likely to vary around normal in southern parts, but it could turn milder across the north Through the rest of the period, milder but unsettled conditions are likely persist in northern parts with bands of rain and hill snow interspersed by drier interludes. It may become very windy at times later next week with gales or severe gales in places. Further south it is more likely that largely settled conditions will dominate with overnight frosts and a risk of fog. However, brief wet and cloudy spells are possible here too.

UK Outlook for Thursday 28 Dec 2017 to Thursday 11 Jan 2018:

Generally changeable conditions are likely to extend further south through 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: 15:25 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

Location details

Shapinsay Sound

Location
59.004, -2.831
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

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