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West Voe Sands (Beach) weather

  • Overcast 7 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Overcast 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Overcast 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Overcast 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Overcast 7 °C

    5 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 21 November 2018)
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
Clear night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast
<5% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 30% 20% 20% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 19 23 ESE 18 22 ESE 21 25 ESE 26 32 ESE 28 34 SE 29 36 ESE 30 38 ESE 32 40 ESE 31 39 ESE 29 37 ESE 27 37 ESE 28 37 ESE 28 37 ESE 29 38 ESE 29 39 ESE 29 40 ESE 29 40 ESE 30 40 ESE 29 39 ESE 28 38 ESE 27 37 ESE 27 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
74% 71% 71% 74% 75% 75% 72% 73% 72% 72% 73% 76% 80% 80% 80% 81% 83% 83% 84% 85% 84% 85%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Rough Very rough Rough
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:16 Sunset: 15:25 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 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 22 November 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
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
20% 20% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 26 36 ESE 26 35 ESE 25 33 ESE 24 32 ESE 24 32 ESE 23 32 ESE 23 31 ESE 22 30 ESE 21 28 ESE 21 28 ESE 20 27 ESE 18 24 ESE 18 24 ESE 17 23 ESE 17 23 ESE 15 20 ESE 14 19 E 14 19 E 13 17 E 13 18 ENE 13 17 ENE 12 17 ENE 14 19 ENE 14 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 87% 86% 88% 87% 86% 84% 82% 81% 79% 77% 74% 72% 72% 71% 69% 69% 71% 74% 76% 79% 82% 80% 80%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Rough Moderate
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:18 Sunset: 15:23 Moon phase: Full 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 23 November 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 15 20 ENE 18 26 ENE 17 25 ENE 16 24 ENE 16 23 NE 16 23 NE 16 24 NE 17 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 84% 82% 83% 81% 80% 82% 79%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:21 Moon phase: Full 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 24 November 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 18 27 NE 18 28 ENE 18 27 NE 18 28 NE 17 26 ENE 18 27 ENE 16 24 ENE 13 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 78% 77% 73% 70% 72% 73% 72%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:23 Sunset: 15:20 Moon phase: Full 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 25 November 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 12 18 E 12 17 E 13 19 E 12 19 ENE 11 18 ENE 12 18 ENE 12 18 ENE 12 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
70% 72% 73% 73% 70% 73% 73% 73%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:25 Sunset: 15:18 Moon phase: Waning gibbous 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 26 November 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 12 17 NE 12 18 NE 12 18 NE 12 18 NE 12 18 NE 12 18 NE 12 18 ENE 12 17
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% 73% 72% 70% 71% 71% 71%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:28 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Waning 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 27 November 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 11 17 ENE 11 17 E 11 16 E 11 16 SE 11 16 SE 11 17 SSE 12 17 ESE 13 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E
Humidity
71% 71% 72% 70% 67% 71% 72% 71%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:30 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: Waning 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 Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Drizzle 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sleet shower 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Heavy rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Heavy rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light rain 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Light shower night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Drizzle 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Overcast 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy shower night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Rather cloudy with a few showers

This Evening and Tonight:

Rather cloudy with a few showers through the evening, the showers become increasingly confined to Orkney through the early hours with some clear spells developing over Shetland. Easterly winds, Strengthening across Orkney overnight. Minimum temperature 5 °C.

Wednesday:

Shetland sees sunny spells and just the odd light shower with occasionally strong southeasterly winds. However Orkney looks cloudier with more frequent showers and the risk of southeasterly gales. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Rather cloudy through the coming days with showers, the showers most frequent across Orkney. The best of any brighter spells likely in western parts. Occasionally fresh easterly winds.

Updated: 14:23 on Tue 20 Nov 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Another cold day with frequent showers.

Today:

Frequent showers, locally wintry over hills. Heaviest and most frequent showers over northeast England, Scotland, parts of Northern Ireland as well as south and southwest England. Sunny spells elsewhere. Feeling cold. Windy in the north and west.

Tonight:

Showers in the west clearing. Cloud and some showers moving into eastern parts then perhaps central areas later. Clearer slot in between with widespread frost and freezing fog patches.

Thursday:

Cloudy in the east with some showers. Cold but bright start in the west, turning cloudier. Heavy showers into the southwest later with hail and thunder. Still rather cold.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Often cloudy though some bright spells, mainly towards the west and northwest. Scattered showers most frequent in the east but also southwest where still heavy and thundery. Less cold.

Updated: 00:13 on Wed 21 Nov 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 25 Nov 2018 to Tuesday 4 Dec 2018:

On Sunday, showers will continue near eastern coasts, though these will probably die out later. Most other areas will stay rather cloudy with relatively light winds. In the last few days of November, skies will often be fairly cloudy, with the likelihood of some showers, which may bring hill snow to the north of the UK. There will be sunny spells too, although the breeze will make for a marked wind chill at times. It will stay on the chilly side, with patchy frost or ice likely at night. Into early December, there is a lot of uncertainty in the forecast, as there is the chance of either a short-lived milder spell with winds from the west, or perhaps colder weather if the winds turn more northerly or northeasterly.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 5 Dec 2018 to Wednesday 19 Dec 2018:

Through this period, there is likely to be a continuation of cold and mainly dry weather for much of the UK, with sunny spells and a few showers. However, there is a chance that during early December the weather pattern may change temporarily, with fronts moving in from the west across the Atlantic. This would bring longer spells of rain, interspersed with brighter, showery interludes, and it would also become less cold. However, even if this change does happen, it won't be long before we have more settled weather again, perhaps by the middle of December. This would mean a return to colder conditions, with overnight frost and fog more likely.

Updated: 00:13 on Wed 21 Nov 2018 GMT

Location details

West Voe Sands (Beach)

Location
59.875, -1.295
Altitude
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 03:09 0.5
High 09:34 1.8
Low 15:28 0.6
High 21:41 1.9

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:46 0.5
High 10:09 1.9
Low 16:05 0.5
High 22:21 2

Friday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:22 0.5
High 10:47 2
Low 16:43 0.5
High 23:03 2

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:00 0.5
High 11:25 2
Low 17:23 0.4
High 23:45 2

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:41 0.5
High 12:05 2
Low 18:07 0.4

Monday's tide times

(local port - Sumburgh (Grutness Voe))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:32 2
Low 06:24 0.5
High 12:48 2
Low 18:53 0.4

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