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North Ronaldsay Firth

  • Sunny intervals 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 9 °C

    7 °C

  • Light rain 9 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    8 °C

  • Light rain 9 °C

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  • Light rain 9 °C

    7 °C

Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night Clear night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:09 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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Temperature (°C)
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SSW 15 21 SSW 17 24 SSW 18 26 SSW 20 27 S 21 29 S 23 32 S 26 36 S 29 39 S 28 39 SSW 27 37 SSW 23 32 W 26 37 WNW 30 41 WNW 30 42 WNW 31 43 WNW 32 45 WNW 29 40 NW 29 40 NW 31 43 WNW 30 41 NW 27 37 NW 25 34 WNW 26 35 NW 25 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 15:09 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 4
Monday (Monday 18 December 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Overcast
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WNW 25 34 WNW 21 29 WNW 18 24 WSW 16 21 SW 19 25 SSW 22 29 SSW 23 30 SSW 20 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 15:09 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 December 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
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Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:09 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 December 2017)
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Warnings
Light rain Light rain Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
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WSW 25 33 WNW 24 32 W 21 28 WSW 21 27 WSW 23 30 WSW 25 33 WSW 25 34 WSW 26 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:09 Moon phase: New
Thursday (Thursday 21 December 2017)
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Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Light shower night Light rain
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WSW 28 38 W 28 38 W 29 39 W 29 40 W 31 42 W 32 44 W 33 45 W 32 43
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG VG VG G
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Sunrise: 09:05 Sunset: 15:10 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Friday (Friday 22 December 2017)
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Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light shower night
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 09:06 Sunset: 15:10 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Updated: 00:00 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Clear night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Heavy rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Clear night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Partly cloudy night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Light shower night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Clear night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sleet shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Cold northerly winds and a few wintry showers overnight.

This Evening and Tonight:

A few wintry showers will continue to be driven across the Northern Isles on the strong north to northwest winds. Clear spells in between the showers with a chance of ice in places. Minimum temperature 0 °C.

Saturday:

A bright day with wintry showers turning progressively lighter and less frequent through the day. The strong north to northwest winds ease to moderate in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rain on Sunday but becoming dry and clear later. Mainly cloudy with occasional rain over Shetland on Monday and Tuesday, brighter over Orkney. Turning milder with generally strong southwest winds.

Updated: 14:52 on Fri 15 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A cold start to the weekend, but milder next week.

Today:

Most will be dry with sunny spells, after a frosty, locally icy start. A few wintry showers across northern Scotland and perhaps North Sea coasts at first. Showery rain will move from Northern Ireland in to Wales and western England.

Tonight:

Generally fairly cloudy across the west, with patchy rain and less cold than recent nights. Some frost again further to the east, and a risk of freezing fog by dawn.

Sunday:

Frost and fog will slowly lift, then dry and bright for a time. Occasionally heavy rain in the northwest will move southeast, along with milder, but windier conditions.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Turning milder for all parts, though with a good deal of cloud. Fog will likely affect western hills and perhaps develop overnight across parts of the south.

Updated: 01:23 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 20 Dec 2017 to Friday 29 Dec 2017:

In the run up to Christmas it is most probable that the UK should see temperatures return near to or above average for the time of year, with a north-south split developing. In northern parts of the UK the weather is likely to be changeable with strong winds and rain or showers; as well as drier, brighter interludes. Across the south of the UK it will be drier and more settled although probably rather cloudy. Any rain will only be a brief interruption and any breaks in the cloud cover will give foggy or frosty overnight conditions. Over the Christmas period the north-south split looks mostly likely to begin to break down with unsettled, often windy, conditions developing thereafter, with any snow most likely across the north of the UK.

UK Outlook for Saturday 30 Dec 2017 to Saturday 13 Jan 2018:

Through the final days of December, and perhaps the start of January, it is likely to be unsettled and often windy across much of the UK. Temperatures will be near to or below average and snow is likely, at times, especially across northern parts of the country. Through the first half of January a gradual reduction in the frequency of Atlantic westerlies seems most likely, this will be coupled with an increase in the frequency of colder and drier periods, although confidence is low at this stage. Milder, wetter, and windier spells should become more short-lived during this period with the colder and drier spells of weather bringing an increased likelihood of overnight frost and fog, as well as some snow, wintry showers, and below-average temperatures.

Updated: 01:23 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 GMT

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North Ronaldsay Firth

Location
59.329, -2.388
Altitude
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