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North Ronaldsay Firth weather

  • Light rain 6 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny intervals 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny intervals 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Light shower day 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny intervals 7 °C

    4 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 16 January 2019)
Now 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 Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Overcast Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
<5% <5% 10% 10% 30% 10% 50% 50% 10% 20% 60% 60% 40% 40% 40% 40% 50% 40% 20% 40% 40% 50%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -3 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 40 52 W 35 45 WNW 27 36 NW 23 31 NNW 18 24 NNW 15 21 N 10 15 NNW 10 14 NNE 11 16 N 10 14 NNE 18 25 NNE 20 27 NNE 22 31 N 25 35 N 28 38 N 27 38 N 25 35 NNW 28 39 N 31 42 NNW 29 39 NNW 32 45 NNW 37 51
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E E E E E G E VG VG M VG VG E VG VG VG M
Humidity
85% 85% 87% 91% 88% 85% 87% 90% 89% 85% 87% 82% 83% 79% 86% 77% 81% 68% 76% 77% 74% 85%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:52 Sunset: 15:48 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 17 January 2019)
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
Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 70% 50% 40% 60% 40% 30% 40% 30% 40% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 35 51 N 36 53 N 36 52 N 36 52 N 32 46 N 36 53 N 38 54 N 36 52 N 34 49 N 35 51 N 31 45 N 30 43 N 27 38 N 26 36 N 24 34 N 22 31 N 19 28 N 17 24 N 18 26 NNW 15 22 NNW 17 24 NNW 14 21 NNW 14 21 NNW 11 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G M E VG G E E E VG E E E E E E E E VG VG E E E E
Humidity
82% 82% 77% 75% 75% 73% 68% 68% 70% 72% 67% 67% 67% 63% 63% 67% 72% 71% 71% 71% 65% 65% 62% 61%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 18 January 2019)
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% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 10 15 WNW 7 11 WSW 8 13 SSW 10 15 SE 12 18 SSE 14 20 SSE 16 23 SSE 17 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E VG VG
Humidity
62% 58% 59% 59% 56% 59% 63% 63%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 08:48 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 19 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 17 24 SSE 16 23 SSE 15 21 SSE 15 21 SSE 15 21 SSE 15 20 SSE 15 21 SSE 15 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
64% 65% 66% 66% 66% 69% 73% 75%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% 20% 40% 40% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 15 21 S 16 22 SSW 17 24 SW 20 27 W 22 31 WSW 23 32 WSW 23 32 SE 22 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
77% 77% 78% 78% 78% 72% 69% 66%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 20 28 SW 19 26 W 18 25 WSW 18 25 SW 20 28 SSW 22 30 S 24 33 S 25 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
65% 66% 70% 69% 71% 72% 74% 75%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 26 36 S 25 35 S 25 35 SW 24 34 WSW 24 33 SW 23 31 SW 22 30 SSW 21 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
76% 76% 76% 74% 73% 72% 72% 72%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 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 Fog 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy rain 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
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Wet tonight. Increasingly wintry showers on Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

A cloudy evening with outbreaks of occasionally heavy rain already affecting Orkney extending to Shetland by mid evening. The rain clears around or soon after midnight to leave clear intervals and showers through the early hours. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Wednesday:

Sunny intervals and showers, although Orkney seeing a longer spell of morning rain. Showers turning increasingly wintry with snow to low levels by evening. Strengthening northerly winds later. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Heavy snow showers and northerly gales slowly ease during Thursday. Then sunny spells and showers through Friday and Saturday, the showers turning increasingly to rain with mainly light winds.

Updated: 15:13 on Tue 15 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Becoming colder from tomorrow afternoon.

This Evening and Tonight:

Most of the UK will have a cloudy, mild and breezy night, with a little drizzle here and there. Heavier rain over Northern Ireland and northwest Scotland will give way to colder weather and showers late in the night.

Wednesday:

Rain will move southeastwards across England and Wales, including heavy bursts. Colder weather will follow from the northwest, bringing sunshine and showers, falling as snow over northern hills.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

A frosty start to Thursday followed by wintry showers north and east. Friday starting frosty and perhaps icy. Rain and hill snow west, lingering into Saturday. Dry and cold east.

Updated: 13:17 on Tue 15 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 20 Jan 2019 to Tuesday 29 Jan 2019:

Sunday will be cold across the UK, but for many it will be dry; brightest in the southeast. Some light rain or sleet is possible in the southwest at first; then a band of rain, sleet and snow is likely to spread across the northwest later, moving erratically southeast. Overnight frost and freezing fog patches are likely overnight into Monday. Cold weather is likely to continue through mid-week, remaining unsettled and at times windy with fronts spreading southeast across the UK bringing rain, sleet and snow. Snow is most likely over north and eastern areas and over high ground. Similar cold conditions are likely to remain in place until the end of the period, interspersed with brighter showery spells, although these could also be wintry. Overnight frosts will remain likely.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 30 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 13 Feb 2019:

Cold but changeable conditions will be in place at the start of the extended outlook with spells of strong winds and rain, turning to snow at times. Overnight frosts are likely and snow, mainly over higher ground in the north, but with an increased risk to lower levels. The details of any disruptive snow remains uncertain. Milder, wetter interludes are possible, most likely in the south but with these comes an increased risk of snow and ice further north.

Updated: 13:17 on Tue 15 Jan 2019 GMT

Location details

North Ronaldsay Firth

Location
59.329, -2.388
Altitude
0 m above mean sea level

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