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Shapinsay Sound

  • Sleet shower 3 °C

    0 °C

  • Heavy shower day 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Light shower day 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Light shower day 5 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny intervals 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Light rain 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    5 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 2018)
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Warnings
Heavy shower night Sleet shower Sleet shower Sleet shower Heavy snow
60% 60% 60% 60% 80%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 27 34 WSW 24 31 WSW 20 28 WSW 20 27 WSW 22 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M VP G P VP
Humidity Expand
99% 98% 97% 95% 95%
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Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 4
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 2018)
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
Sleet shower Light snow shower night Overcast Sleet shower night Light rain Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 40% 20% 40% 50% 40% 60% 40% 40% 50% 60% 60% 40% 30% 30% 30% 30% 10% 40% 20% 40% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 18 24 WSW 19 25 W 17 23 WSW 16 21 WSW 17 23 WSW 18 24 W 18 24 W 20 28 W 22 29 W 24 34 WNW 27 36 WNW 26 34 WNW 23 32 WNW 21 29 WNW 21 29 W 21 31 W 20 28 W 20 27 WSW 16 22 WSW 15 22 WSW 17 24 WSW 15 22 WSW 17 24 WSW 16 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M VG M VP M M M M M M M VG VG VG VG G M M M G M M M
Humidity Expand
94% 94% 91% 91% 92% 86% 87% 86% 84% 87% 86% 85% 84% 83% 82% 82% 85% 84% 88% 88% 89% 89% 90% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 4
Thursday (Thursday 18 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light snow Drizzle Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
50% 30% 40% 40% 50% 50% 50% 40%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 14 19 WSW 15 20 W 16 22 W 16 23 W 20 26 WSW 18 25 WSW 19 27 WSW 19 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M M M G G M G
Humidity Expand
90% 87% 88% 88% 84% 80% 86% 78%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:48 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 19 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Light shower night
20% 20% 20% 20% 30% 40% 20% 30%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 19 27 SW 18 25 SW 15 22 SW 13 19 SW 11 17 SW 10 15 W 10 15 WNW 9 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
77% 76% 78% 79% 75% 73% 70% 72%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 20 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Cloudy
30% 40% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 11 17 NNW 12 17 NW 14 19 NNW 13 19 NW 13 18 NNW 13 18 NNW 10 14 W 9 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VG G VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
71% 68% 70% 69% 68% 69% 68% 69%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 21 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 60% 60% 50%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 12 17 W 16 22 W 18 26 W 21 29 S 23 33 SW 23 33 SW 22 31 WNW 22 31
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
71% 69% 69% 72% 75% 77% 80% 80%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 16:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
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% 20%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 22 30 SW 19 27 SW 19 26 SW 18 24 SW 18 25 SW 19 26 SW 18 25 SW 19 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
79% 79% 80% 79% 79% 80% 81% 82%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Updated:
Tiree Sleet shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy snow 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light rain 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Sleet shower night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy snow shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy shower night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy snow 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy shower night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy snow 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy snow 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy shower night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy snow 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light snow 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sleet shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light snow shower night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy snow shower night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy snow 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Cold and windy with wintry showers.

This Evening and Tonight:

Further wintry showers continuing through the evening and night, occasionally heavy with hail and thunder. Strong southwesterly winds easing, veering northwesterly across Orkney later. Sharp frost developing across Shetland. Minimum temperature -3 °C.

Wednesday:

Bright and cold with further wintry showers, although these becoming less frequent in the afternoon and evening. Brisk northwesterly winds across Orkney, lighter winds across Shetland. Maximum temperature 3 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Little change, staying cold with wintry showers and overnight frost and ice. Winds becoming mostly light.

Updated: 14:28 on Tue 16 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Frequent blustery showers tonight.

This Evening and Tonight:

The wintry showers will continue for many overnight, with snow accumulating in places, especially over hills in the north and west. It will be bitterly cold with gales for many, and perhaps severe gales in the far southwest.

Wednesday:

Windy with showers slowly easing, and snow increasingly restricted to the north. Brightest in the southeast, but rain, hill snow and strong winds will arrive in the west later.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Wet and windy early on Thursday, with a spell of rain, snow and severe gales. Thereafter, a return to sunshine and wintry showers. Drier and sunnier for most on Saturday.

Updated: 15:37 on Tue 16 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 21 Jan 2018 to Tuesday 30 Jan 2018:

Sunday will start dry, cold and bright at least in the east, with a frosty start. However persistent rain and strong winds will then arrive, perhaps preceded by snow in the north. The start of the new working week will be fairly unsettled with strong winds and some prolonged spells of grey and wet weather, between brighter, showery conditions. Hill snow is possible in the north, although it could be quite mild in the south at times. There remains quite a lot of uncertainty as we head into late January but the UK is likely to see a mixture of short-lived spells of rain and showers, with snow possible for some, followed by periods of colder, brighter weather. Temperatures staying near or below normal.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 31 Jan 2018 to Wednesday 14 Feb 2018:

Through the last of January and into early February there are likely to be some longer spells of cloud and rain, interspersed with periods of colder, brighter, and generally more showery weather. During the unsettled spells, the showers or rain may become wintry, especially in the north and over high ground. During the colder and brighter spells, overnight frost or fog is likely. Temperatures are likely to be around average for the time of year.

Updated: 15:37 on Tue 16 Jan 2018 GMT

Location details

Shapinsay Sound

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

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