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West Voe Sands (Beach)

  • Light rain 7 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    3 °C

  • Light shower day 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    2 °C

  • Heavy rain 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    8 °C

  • Overcast 11 °C

    8 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 2017)
Now 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Heavy rain
70% 10% 10% 40% 80%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 19 23 WNW 17 22 WNW 18 23 W 21 26 W 21 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G E VG M P
Humidity Expand
90% 93% 89% 90% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:00 Moon phase: Third 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.

Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
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
Clear night Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Drizzle Light shower night Heavy rain Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night
10% 80% 80% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 30% 30% 70% 40% 40% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 16 20 WNW 18 23 W 13 16 WSW 9 13 W 15 19 W 9 13 WNW 13 17 NW 10 14 E 8 11 NNE 7 9 NE 7 9 N 7 10 NNE 8 11 NNE 9 13 N 10 14 NNE 12 16 NNE 14 19 NNE 16 22 NNE 17 23 NNE 23 30 NE 24 33 NNE 26 35 NNE 28 38 NNE 28 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M VG M E M G VG G VG E E E VG VG VG G M G VG G VG VG
Humidity Expand
87% 88% 91% 91% 90% 82% 87% 84% 84% 84% 85% 82% 81% 81% 80% 81% 84% 88% 90% 85% 82% 80% 76% 72%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Slight Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:00 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
10% 10% 30% 30% 30% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 26 35 N 24 33 N 21 29 NNW 23 32 NNW 23 32 NNW 24 34 NNW 26 36 NNW 23 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G VG G M VG
Humidity Expand
71% 78% 83% 82% 79% 75% 80% 74%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1
Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 14:59 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 40% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 22 32 NNW 21 31 NNW 19 28 NNW 18 26 NNW 17 25 NNW 15 22 NNW 12 18 NW 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG G G VG G VG G
Humidity Expand
71% 72% 77% 74% 73% 71% 70% 67%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1
Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 14:59 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night
10% 10% 10% 20% 80% 90% 80% 40%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 9 14 SW 12 18 SSW 18 26 SSW 25 35 SSW 27 39 WSW 24 34 WNW 25 36 WNW 24 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G M M G VG
Humidity Expand
65% 68% 70% 77% 85% 86% 81% 73%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate
UV index Expand
1
Sunrise: 09:03 Sunset: 14:59 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 18 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 23 33 WNW 20 28 W 18 25 WSW 18 25 SW 21 29 SW 23 32 SW 24 33 SW 25 34
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
73% 72% 73% 78% 82% 87% 89% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Slight Moderate
UV index Expand
1
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 15:00 Moon phase: New

∗ 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 19 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
50% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 25 35 SW 25 35 SW 25 35 SW 24 33 SW 24 33 SW 24 33 SW 24 33 SW 25 35
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% 92% 91% 91% 90% 90% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1
Sunrise: 09:05 Sunset: 15:00 Moon phase: New

∗ 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: 18:00 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Partly cloudy night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy rain 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy shower night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light snow 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sleet shower 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Light shower night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy shower night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy snow shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Showers and clear spells tonight, with winds easing.

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells and showers tonight, with outbreaks perhaps turning more prolonged across Shetland for a time, but generally easing towards dawn. A cold night with some frost and ice. Winds easing mostly light. Minimum temperature 0 °C.

Thursday:

Bright or sunny intervals and a few showers, these turning heavy for a time before drier weather spreads from the north in strengthening northerly winds. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday windy with sunny intervals and a few showers, perhaps turning wintry over Shetland on Saturday, but dying out later. Sunday morning dry then rain in the afternoon.

Updated: 14:45 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Windy with heavy, blustery showers.

This Evening and Tonight:

Frequent wintry showers in the north and west, with some organised spells of squally rain, sleet and mostly hill snow, giving a risk of icy stretches forming. Windy with gales or severe gales across exposed places in the southwest.

Thursday:

Sunshine and wintry showers, with some longer spells of rain, sleet and hill snow at times. Staying windy in the south, but winds easing further north. Feeling cold.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Staying cold on Friday with plenty of sunshine, but northerly winds will bring showers around windward coasts. Mostly dry and frosty on Saturday. Rain arriving from the northwest during Sunday.

Updated: 15:25 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 18 Dec 2017 to Wednesday 27 Dec 2017:

Monday should be a dry and bright day across the country, however cloud and outbreaks of rain could spread across the north overnight and into Tuesday morning. Tuesday will probably stay dry and fine in the south though. Temperatures are likely to vary around normal in southern parts, but it could turn milder across the north Through the rest of the period, milder but unsettled conditions are likely persist in northern parts with bands of rain and hill snow interspersed by drier interludes. It may become very windy at times later next week with gales or severe gales in places. Further south it is more likely that largely settled conditions will dominate with overnight frosts and a risk of fog. However, brief wet and cloudy spells are possible here too.

UK Outlook for Thursday 28 Dec 2017 to Thursday 11 Jan 2018:

Generally changeable conditions are likely to extend further south through the end of December. Bands of rain are likely to move across the UK, interspersed with brighter showery conditions. Showers are likely to turn wintry at times, particularly in the north. It will often be windy with temperatures varying around normal. As we head into the start of January there is large uncertainty. However, a generally more settled spell of weather could become established. This would likely bring a mixture of colder and drier conditions with brief interludes of milder, wetter and windier weather. Snow is likely at times, especially in northern and central parts of the UK, as well as an increased likelihood of overnight frosts.

Updated: 15:25 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

Location details

West Voe Sands (Beach)

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

West Voe Sands (Beach) tide times

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:15 0.6
High 07:32 1.6
Low 13:43 0.8
High 19:47 1.7

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:08 0.6
High 08:25 1.6
Low 14:34 0.7
High 20:43 1.7

Friday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:51 0.6
High 09:11 1.7
Low 15:18 0.7
High 21:31 1.7

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:29 0.6
High 09:51 1.8
Low 15:55 0.6
High 22:12 1.8

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:04 0.6
High 10:26 1.9
Low 16:30 0.6
High 22:50 1.8

Monday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:37 0.6
High 11:00 1.9
Low 17:03 0.6
High 23:26 1.8

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