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West Voe Sands (Beach) weather

  • Light rain 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Heavy rain 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Light shower day 12 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    9 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 18 September 2018)
Now 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 60% 80% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 4 5 SSE 8 10 S 8 10 SSW 10 14 SSW 10 15 WSW 12 16 W 15 18 WSW 14 18 SW 16 21 SW 17 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G M G M G G G G
Humidity
95% 97% 98% 98% 98% 99% 98% 97% 96% 96%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Slight
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:39 Sunset: 19:18 Moon phase: First quarter 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 19 September 2018)
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 Light shower night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy shower day Heavy rain Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Heavy shower night
<5% 10% <5% <5% 10% 30% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 80% 90% 90% 70% 80% 70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 17 25 SSW 18 27 SSW 22 31 SSW 21 31 SSW 23 33 SSW 30 42 SSW 29 40 SSW 30 41 SSW 29 41 SSW 27 39 S 28 40 S 30 42 S 30 43 SSE 28 40 SE 32 45 SSE 36 53 S 38 55 SSW 37 54 SW 37 53 WSW 40 57 WSW 41 57 WSW 40 57 SW 40 56 SW 43 61
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG E VG E E E E E E E G M M G G VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
94% 92% 89% 87% 85% 78% 81% 78% 78% 77% 77% 77% 78% 83% 88% 88% 83% 80% 85% 88% 86% 87% 84% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Moderate Rough
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:41 Sunset: 19:15 Moon phase: First quarter 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.

Thursday (Thursday 20 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 40% 30% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 42 60 SW 42 60 SW 37 52 SW 39 57 WSW 35 51 WSW 31 45 WSW 25 35 WSW 20 28 WSW 12 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG G G G VG G VG G
Humidity
84% 83% 85% 84% 82% 80% 81% 80% 83%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Rough Very rough Rough Moderate
UV index
1 1 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 19:12 Moon phase: First quarter 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.

Friday (Friday 21 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower night Partly cloudy night
20% 20% 20% 20% 40% 20% 40% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 12 17 NW 17 25 NW 21 30 NW 25 38 WNW 30 45 WNW 31 46 WNW 31 45 WNW 30 44
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 84% 80% 75% 74% 75% 74% 75%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Moderate
UV index
1 1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 19:09 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 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.

Saturday (Saturday 22 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
20% 10% 10% 20% 40% 30% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 31 46 WNW 30 44 WNW 29 43 WNW 28 42 WNW 27 41 WNW 26 38 WNW 23 34 WNW 21 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
73% 75% 74% 72% 70% 71% 71% 71%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Slight
UV index
1 1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:48 Sunset: 19:06 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 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 23 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 19 27 WNW 18 27 N 19 27 NW 20 29 WNW 22 32 N 24 35 NW 26 37 N 25 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G G G G
Humidity
70% 69% 69% 69% 71% 72% 73% 73%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 19:03 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.

Monday (Monday 24 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
20% 20% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 26 37 NNW 26 37 NNW 25 35 NW 23 33 NNW 22 31 NNW 20 28 NW 17 25 W 16 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
73% 73% 71% 68% 66% 67% 67% 67%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:00 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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Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 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) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy rain 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Windy with heavy rain for a time on Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

A mainly cloudy start, with the odd patch of drizzle and some coastal mist. Clearer weather with the odd shower reaching Orkney later this evening, extending to Shetland overnight as southerly winds freshen. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Wednesday:

A bright start with some sunshine, and the odd shower, but cloud and heavy rain will reach Orkney by late morning and Shetland in afternoon. Blustery showers, severe gales later. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Sunny intervals and showers on Thursday and Friday and less windy. Saturday mostly dry with some sunshine and just the odd shower.

Updated: 14:32 on Tue 18 Sep 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Brighter with some showers in the northwest. Staying windy.

Today:

Early cloud and rain over northern and central parts clearing northeast to allow sunny spells to develop. Dry with sunny spells in the south, but cloud and some showery rain will arrive into western parts later. Staying windy.

Tonight:

A band of showery rain in the north and west will move southeastwards, weakening as it does so. Blustery showers in the northwest, with gales or severe gales. Staying mild.

Wednesday:

A spell of stormy weather in northern parts, with gales or severe gales and blustery showers. Elsewhere, sunny spells either side of a band of showery rain moving eastwards.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Unsettled with a spell of wet and windy weather across central parts on Thursday. A mixture of sunshine and showers on Friday. A fine day Saturday, before rain arrives later.

Updated: 01:07 on Tue 18 Sep 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 23 Sep 2018 to Tuesday 2 Oct 2018:

A fine, but cool start to the weekend is likely in most parts of the UK, with the best of the sunshine on Saturday expected in eastern areas. However, through Saturday wet weather is expected to arrive across the west, perhaps pushing across the UK on Sunday, potentially also bringing strong winds. Atlantic weather systems are then likely to continue to arrive from the west through the rest of the period bringing generally wetter conditions in the northwest, and drier conditions persisting for longest in the southeast. Strong winds are likely at times, particularly in the northwest with a low risk of gales. Inbetween spells of rain there will be some pleasant sunshine and these more settled spells may become more dominant with time.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 3 Oct 2018 to Wednesday 17 Oct 2018:

October will see periods of dry and fine weather at times, especially in the south and southeast where there may be some warm days. Occasional spells of more unsettled weather are likely, mainly in the northwest where there is a risk of gales and heavy rain at times. These conditions will perhaps occasionally extend across other areas too. Overall daytime temperatures are likely to be close to or slightly above average in the southeast with a cooler feel under cloud and rain in the northwest. However the lengthening nights means that there will be some cool overnight temperatures, with an accompanying risk of patchy morning fog in prone spots.

Updated: 01:07 on Tue 18 Sep 2018 BST

Location details

West Voe Sands (Beach)

Location
59.875, -1.295
Altitude
0 m above mean sea level

West Voe Sands (Beach) tide times

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 06:17 1.4
Low 12:35 0.9
High 18:37 1.4

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:51 0.8
High 07:54 1.3
Low 14:03 0.9
High 20:06 1.4

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:58 0.7
High 09:11 1.4
Low 15:07 0.8
High 21:13 1.5

Friday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:44 0.7
High 09:59 1.5
Low 15:51 0.8
High 22:01 1.6

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:21 0.6
High 10:37 1.6
Low 16:26 0.7
High 22:39 1.7

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:51 0.5
High 11:11 1.7
Low 16:58 0.6
High 23:12 1.8

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