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Birsay Bay

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

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Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night Mist Fog Fog Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 20% 20% 20% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 8 11 SSE 10 13 SE 11 18 SSE 13 20 SSE 13 22 SSE 15 23 SSE 16 23 SSE 18 24 SSE 19 25 SSE 18 24 SSE 17 22 SSE 17 23 SSE 16 22 SSE 18 26 SSE 17 26 SSE 19 28 SSE 19 28 SSE 20 29 SSE 20 29 SSE 19 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M P VP VP M VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
97% 99% 99% 99% 98% 92% 85% 81% 76% 73% 74% 76% 79% 82% 85% 87% 88% 87% 88% 89%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 19:14 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.

Saturday (Saturday 23 September 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 19 29 SSE 17 26 SSE 17 25 SSE 16 24 SSE 16 24 SSE 16 25 SSE 17 25 SSE 18 27 SSE 21 29 SSE 21 30 SSE 22 31 SSE 22 32 SSE 23 33 SSE 24 35 SSE 25 35 SSE 24 35 SSE 26 36 SSE 25 36 SSE 25 36 SSE 24 35 SSE 25 36 SSE 25 36 SSE 25 37 SSE 25 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G G G M G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
90% 92% 93% 94% 95% 96% 95% 95% 93% 90% 87% 86% 83% 81% 81% 81% 83% 85% 87% 90% 91% 91% 91% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 19:11 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2

∗ 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 24 September 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 24 36 SSE 24 35 SSE 24 34 SSE 24 34 SSE 25 34 SSE 22 31 SSE 19 26 SSE 16 21 SSE 14 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG G G G G
Humidity Expand
92% 91% 92% 90% 85% 84% 85% 89% 91%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 19:08 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 25 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 14 19 SE 14 20 SE 16 22 SE 18 24 SE 18 25 SE 18 24 SE 18 25 SE 19 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M G G VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 92% 91% 89% 89% 92% 93%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 19:05 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 26 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 19 25 SE 19 26 SE 20 28 SE 22 30 SE 24 32 SE 25 35 SE 26 36 SE 27 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG G G
Humidity Expand
94% 93% 93% 91% 90% 90% 92% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Rough
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:06 Sunset: 19:02 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 27 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 28 38 SE 28 38 SE 28 39 SE 28 39 SE 28 39 SE 28 38 SSE 28 38 SSE 27 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 91% 90% 89% 89% 90% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:08 Sunset: 18:59 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.

Thursday (Thursday 28 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night
20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 27 37 SSE 26 36 SSE 25 34 SSE 25 34 SSE 24 33 S 22 30 S 21 28 S 19 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 89% 89% 87% 83% 83% 83% 84%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:10 Sunset: 18:56 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.

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Met Office 04:00, Fri
Updated 03:00 on Fri 22 Sep 2017 BST
Tiree Heavy shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Partly cloudy night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Partly cloudy night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Partly cloudy night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Clear night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Clear night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 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:

Mainly dry and bright.

Today:

A bright morning with some good spells of sunshine around. Shetland remains dry and bright through this afternoon but increasing cloud is expected to bring patchy mainly light rain to Orkney later. Freshening southeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy through the evening with a few spots of rain then dry through the early hours with clear spells developing. Breezy with occasionally strong southeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Saturday:

Rather cloudy across southern Shetland and at times across eastern Orkney, otherwise a bright day with some sunny spells. Breezy though with strong southeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Generally rather cloudy with outbreaks of mostly light rain or drizzle. Best of any bright or sunny spells likely on Sunday morning. The mainly southeasterly breeze will be occasionally strong.

Updated: 03:23 on Fri 22 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Wet and windy in the west, drier further east.

Today:

After a chilly start, there will be some warm sunshine across southern and eastern parts. However, across the north and west a band of cloud and rain, accompanied by strong winds will slowly push in from the west.

Tonight:

Largely dry and chilly in the far northwest and the far southeast with some clear spells. Elsewhere it will be cloudy and milder with patchy rain and drizzle.

Saturday:

Warm sunshine across much of the UK after a cloudy start, but remaining cloudy across northern England and southern Scotland. Wet and windy weather arriving across the far northwest later.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cloudy with rain in the west on Sunday, dry, bright and warm elsewhere. Similar on Monday, though drier across Northern Ireland. Brighter for most on Tuesday with scattered showers.

Updated: 03:05 on Fri 22 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 26 Sep 2017 to Thursday 5 Oct 2017:

As we head through the end of September, there will be a west/east split in the weather. The west is likely to be cloudier with outbreaks of rain, perhaps heavy at times. In contrast, the east will be drier and brighter, but with generally light winds for all parts, there could be some chilly nights with mist and fog forming under any clearer skies. Towards the start of October, this split will continue but it is likely to turn windier and increasingly unsettled in the west, with a risk of gales or severe gales, particularly in the northwest. These unsettled conditions will erratically spread eastwards, but some central and eastern areas may perhaps stay dry throughout. Temperatures will generally be above normal, perhaps warm across central and eastern areas.

UK Outlook for Friday 6 Oct 2017 to Friday 20 Oct 2017:

More unsettled weather will perhaps be more widely established by the end of the first week in October, most especially in the north and west. This will bring an increased likelihood of stronger winds and heavier rain across many areas. By mid October, confidence in the forecast reduces, however it may remain generally unsettled with occasional drier and brighter spells. On the whole, temperatures will be close to or slightly warmer than normal, but in any settled spells there could be chilly nights, with an increased risk of mist, fog and frost, especially in the north.

Updated: 03:05 on Fri 22 Sep 2017 BST

Location details

Birsay Bay

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

Birsay Bay tide times

Friday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:39 0.4
High 11:35 3.1
Low 17:47 0.7
High 23:48 3.2

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:15 0.5
High 12:09 3
Low 18:23 0.8

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:26 3.1
Low 06:48 0.7
High 12:46 2.9
Low 18:56 0.9

Monday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:05 2.9
Low 07:20 0.9
High 13:23 2.8
Low 19:29 1.1

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:48 2.7
Low 07:53 1.1
High 14:04 2.7
Low 20:08 1.2

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Tingwall)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:36 2.5
Low 08:32 1.3
High 14:55 2.5
Low 20:58 1.4

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