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Birsay Bay

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny intervals 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Light shower day 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Light shower day 8 °C

    6 °C

Saturday (Saturday 18 November 2017)
Now 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 40% 10% <5% 10% <5% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 31 38 NW 35 43 NW 34 44 NW 36 46 NNW 36 46 NW 34 44 NW 34 43 NNW 33 42 NW 31 40 NNW 29 39
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
Humidity Expand
79% 74% 71% 72% 74% 73% 70% 68% 71% 72%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Very rough
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:12 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
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 28 38 NNW 28 37 NW 27 36 NW 26 35 NW 25 33 NW 24 33 NW 24 31 NW 22 29 NW 21 29 NW 20 26 NW 19 26 NW 16 22 NW 15 21 NW 14 19 NW 13 18 NW 11 16 NW 13 17 NW 12 17 NW 9 12 WNW 8 12 NNE 7 10 NE 6 10 E 7 11 E 8 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 E VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
67% 69% 69% 68% 68% 65% 64% 64% 65% 66% 71% 72% 72% 69% 72% 75% 78% 78% 78% 81% 80% 79% 81% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Very rough Rough Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:14 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 Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast
10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 8 11 E 10 14 ENE 14 19 ENE 15 20 NE 14 19 NNE 15 21 NNE 15 21 NNE 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E VG E E VG E VG
Humidity Expand
82% 78% 78% 72% 68% 68% 64% 62%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:17 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
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Partly cloudy night Light shower night
10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 40% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 13 19 N 14 21 N 14 20 NNE 13 20 NNE 14 21 N 15 22 NNE 14 21 NE 14 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
59% 63% 68% 69% 67% 68% 71% 72%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:19 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 shower day Light rain Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 40% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 14 21 ENE 17 25 ENE 20 29 ENE 23 33 ENE 24 35 NE 24 35 ENE 26 37 ENE 27 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
71% 72% 71% 72% 68% 69% 70% 72%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Rough Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:21 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
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
70% 80% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 29 41 ENE 30 43 ENE 28 41 ENE 27 38 ENE 26 37 NE 27 38 ENE 28 40 NE 30 43
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG G VG G G
Humidity Expand
75% 75% 74% 74% 73% 73% 75% 74%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:24 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
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 30% 40%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 29 41 NNW 27 39 NW 27 39 NW 26 37 NW 26 37 NNW 26 37 NE 25 36 NNW 24 34
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
73% 73% 72% 70% 70% 70% 68% 69%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:26 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 15:00, Sat
Updated: 13:00 on Sat 18 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy shower day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light rain 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy rain 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Light rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy shower day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy shower day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy shower day 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy shower day 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

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 Thursday 23 Nov 2017 to Saturday 2 Dec 2017:

Thursday will probably be wet and windy for most, with heavy rain, gales and hill snow in Scotland. It is likely to be mild in the south, but rather cold in the north. On Friday and over next weekend, wet and windy weather will predominate, especially for central and southern areas, and temperatures will be mainly above average here. There will be some drier, brighter, or perhaps showery weather too. Further north it will probably be drier and brighter generally but cold at times. 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, though this could be interrupted by a few showers.

UK Outlook for Sunday 3 Dec 2017 to Sunday 17 Dec 2017:

A few days of cold, drier and brighter weather is the most likely scenario at the beginning of December, although confidence is low at this stage and there could well be showers around too. Changes in the weather will tend to be rather slow but it looks as though the second and third weeks of December are more likely to include cloudy, wet and windy interludes with milder temperatures.

Updated: 01:53 on Sat 18 Nov 2017 GMT

Location details

Birsay Bay

Location
59.13, -3.317
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Birsay Bay tide times

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:04 0.8
High 09:09 3.1
Low 15:22 0.9
High 21:25 3.1

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:40 0.8
High 09:39 3.1
Low 16:01 0.8
High 21:59 3.1

Monday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:16 0.9
High 10:11 3.1
Low 16:37 0.9
High 22:35 3

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:50 1
High 10:44 3.1
Low 17:12 0.9
High 23:10 2.9

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:23 1.1
High 11:19 3
Low 17:47 1
High 23:49 2.8

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:56 1.2
High 11:57 2.9
Low 18:23 1.1

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