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Birsay Bay

  • Heavy rain 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Heavy rain 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Heavy shower day 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Light shower day 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    6 °C

Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
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Warnings
Fog Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Light shower night Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 30% 50% 20% 40% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 60% 60% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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-3 ° -1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 21 30 SW 23 30 WSW 20 26 WSW 24 31 SW 22 28 SW 23 30 SW 23 29 SW 22 29 WSW 24 30 SW 23 31 WSW 25 34 WSW 28 37 WSW 30 40 WSW 32 43 W 31 41 W 30 41 W 30 41 W 30 40 W 28 38 WSW 27 36 WSW 25 34 SW 25 33 SW 23 30 SSW 23 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP VP M E M G M M M M M G VG VG E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 99% 94% 98% 95% 98% 97% 96% 96% 95% 94% 93% 93% 89% 87% 86% 85% 86% 86% 87% 87% 88% 90%
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Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate Rough Very rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:07 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4

∗ 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 23 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy shower night Heavy shower night
50% 80% 50% 50% 50% 50% 70% 60%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 21 29 S 21 31 S 26 37 S 21 29 SSW 20 28 SSW 20 26 SW 29 39 WSW 36 49
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G E VG G VG M E
Humidity Expand
89% 90% 89% 92% 92% 90% 88% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Rough Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:09 Moon phase: First quarter 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 24 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower night Light shower night
10% 20% 50% 50% 50% 70% 70% 40%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 27 36 S 20 28 SSE 29 41 SSW 28 39 SSW 36 52 SW 35 50 WSW 36 49 WSW 27 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG M VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
85% 85% 86% 83% 84% 84% 80% 87%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Rough Moderate Rough Very rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:12 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4

∗ 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 25 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
60% 30% 40% 20% 40% 40% 50% 40%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
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1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 21 29 W 17 23 WSW 20 27 W 20 27 WNW 20 28 NW 22 30 NW 25 35 NNW 25 35
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
86% 83% 77% 84% 82% 77% 79% 79%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Very rough Rough Very rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:38 Sunset: 16:14 Moon phase: First quarter 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.

Friday (Friday 26 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 °
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0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 25 35 NNW 24 33 NNW 21 29 NW 16 22 WNW 10 15 W 12 18 S 12 18 S 17 24
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
77% 73% 71% 69% 67% 67% 71% 78%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Very rough Rough Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 16:17 Moon phase: First quarter

∗ 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.

Saturday (Saturday 27 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light shower night
40% 20% 10% 20% 20% 60% 60% 50%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 °
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0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 18 25 SSW 20 27 SSW 20 27 SSW 20 28 SSW 21 29 SSW 25 35 SW 29 41 SW 34 47
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
82% 80% 82% 84% 85% 84% 84% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:34 Sunset: 16:19 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous

∗ 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
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Clear night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy shower night 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:

Wet and windy Monday morning, but gradually drier later.

This Evening and Tonight:

The band of rain or sleet will reach Orkney in the evening and then gradually Shetland with strong or gale force southeasterly winds. Rain will clear northeast overnight followed by showers and lighter winds. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Monday:

There will be a few bright intervals but also some rain showers which will move through on a fresh southwesterly breeze. Feeling less cold than recent days. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Unsettled and milder weather on Tuesday and Wednesday with rain and a chance of gales or severe gales at times. Turning colder with a few wintry showers on Thursday.

Updated: 13:58 on Sun 21 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Drier and milder for most.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain and hill-snow will clear east this evening to leave a milder, dry, but mainly cloudy night with showers in the north and west. However, locally heavy rain will then arrive in far southwest through the early hours.

Monday:

Rain quickly clearing the southwest, leaving a mainly dry day, although with showers persisting in the west and northwest, where it will be windy. A milder feeling day for most.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Generally mild and cloudy on Tuesday, but rather wet for western parts. Heavy, showery rain and strong winds clearing during Wednesday with sunshine and blustery showers following for Thursday.

Updated: 14:34 on Sun 21 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 26 Jan 2018 to Sunday 4 Feb 2018:

After a bright but brief colder and showery interlude at the end of the week with frost likely overnight it will become milder and changeable through the weekend. This means that many of us will see brighter, showery periods interspersed with bands of cloud and rain. Rain is likely to be heaviest in northern and western parts, and it will be driest in the south and east. Also, it will be windy at times particularly in the northwest. However, as we head into the start of February, it is likely to turn mainly dry and perhaps a touch colder, particularly in the south, with overnight frost and fog more likely here. Winds are expected to ease overall with strong winds becoming mostly restricted to the north.

UK Outlook for Monday 5 Feb 2018 to Monday 19 Feb 2018:

Early February is likely to bring relatively settled conditions with a good deal of dry weather, relatively light winds and frost and fog expected to form overnight. However spells of wet and windy weather are still likely across the north. There is considerable uncertainty at this stage, however, as we head towards the middle of February we are most likely to see short spells of wet and windy weather move across the UK, interspersed with colder, brighter and drier interludes. Throughout this period temperatures are expected to average out at close to normal but it will be colder at times during the periods of more settled weather

Updated: 14:34 on Sun 21 Jan 2018 GMT

Location details

Birsay Bay

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

Birsay Bay tide times

Monday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:28 2.7
Low 06:29 1
High 12:34 2.9
Low 19:01 0.9

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:12 2.6
Low 07:08 1.1
High 13:21 2.9
Low 19:43 1

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:05 2.6
Low 07:53 1.2
High 14:18 2.8
Low 20:34 1

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:07 2.5
Low 08:53 1.3
High 15:24 2.7
Low 21:40 1.1

Friday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:20 2.5
Low 10:09 1.4
High 16:41 2.6
Low 22:54 1.1

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:37 2.5
Low 11:29 1.3
High 17:58 2.7

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