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Shapinsay Sound

  • Overcast 12 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    12 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

    12 °C

  • Light shower day 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Light shower day 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Heavy shower day 12 °C

    11 °C

  • Light shower day 12 °C

    11 °C

Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
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9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 16 23 SE 18 26 SE 18 25 SE 18 26 SE 16 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M
Humidity Expand
52% 80% 92% 94% 95%
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Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 17:54 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 70% 40% 50% 50% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 15 20 ESE 14 19 E 12 17 ESE 14 21 SE 15 21 SSE 14 20 S 14 19 S 13 18 SSW 11 16 SW 10 14 SSW 9 12 SSW 9 12 SSW 9 11 S 8 11 S 8 11 S 8 10 SSE 8 10 SE 9 13 SE 11 15 ESE 13 18 SE 17 23 SE 19 26 SE 21 29 SE 23 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P P P M M M P M M G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G M G G G VG
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 98% 97% 97% 98% 98% 98% 98% 96% 96% 94% 93% 93% 93% 92% 93% 95% 96% 97% 96% 96% 95% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 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 shower day Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 20% 90% 90% 30% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 23 32 SE 25 34 SE 28 38 SE 28 39 SE 27 37 SE 22 31 SE 25 34 SE 25 34 ESE 24 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G G VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
91% 90% 90% 92% 93% 87% 86% 85% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 60% 40% 40% 20% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 22 30 E 20 28 ESE 18 25 SE 17 23 ESE 16 22 NNE 15 20 NW 15 20 WNW 14 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG G VG VG G VG
Humidity Expand
88% 89% 90% 89% 88% 89% 89% 88%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:46 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light rain Heavy shower day Sunny intervals Light shower day Heavy shower night Light shower night
10% 40% 60% 60% 10% 40% 60% 40%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 16 21 S 18 25 S 22 30 SSW 23 31 SSW 23 31 SSW 20 26 S 20 28 SSW 21 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G G VG G G
Humidity Expand
87% 86% 86% 84% 82% 81% 83% 85%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower day Cloudy Heavy shower day Partly cloudy night Cloudy
20% 40% 60% 40% 20% 60% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 19 26 SSW 21 29 SSW 23 32 SW 21 29 SW 22 30 SW 22 30 SW 21 28 SW 21 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
84% 82% 84% 82% 82% 80% 82% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 17:41 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
10% 50% 40% 30% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 20 28 SW 21 29 SW 21 29 SW 22 30 WSW 22 30 SW 20 27 SW 19 26 SW 18 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 83% 83% 82% 79% 79% 80% 82%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 17:38 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Met Office 19:00, Thu
Updated 18:00 on Thu 19 Oct 2017 BST
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy shower night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light shower night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Heavy rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy rain 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Light rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light shower night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Light rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 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:

Shetland misty with rain, Orkney drier on Friday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Remaining cloudy with some mist at times, as well as some patchy rain, this becoming heavier at times overnight. Fresh to strong southeast winds over Shetland, lighter over Orkney. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Friday:

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.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Rain pushing north on Saturday followed by sunshine and showers. Bright with some showers on Sunday and lighter winds. Changeable start to the new week with rain or showers.

Updated: 15:00 on Thu 19 Oct 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Unsettled with some wet and very windy weather.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain, some heavy, will spread north and eastwards across Britain overnight, accompanied by strong winds, with a risk of severe gales affecting coasts in southwest England. Clearer skies will follow into Northern Ireland later, possibly allowing some fog to form.

Friday:

Friday will begin mostly cloudy and damp, although rain will become confined towards the northeast. Elsewhere, skies will brighten. However, further wind and rain will arrive in the west later.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday will be very windy with rain clearing to sunshine and heavy showers. Severe gales are possible. Sunday will remain windy with sunshine and showers. Further unsettled weather on Monday.

Updated: 15:00 on Thu 19 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: 15:00 on Thu 19 Oct 2017 BST

Location details

Shapinsay Sound

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

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