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Sandwick weather

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    -1 °C

  • Sunny day 4 °C

    -1 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny day 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Heavy shower day 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Light shower day 6 °C

    2 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 16 January 2019)
Now 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
Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Heavy snow Light snow Light snow Light snow
10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 70% 60% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 ° -6 ° -5 ° -7 ° -7 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 16 24 N 18 23 N 19 24 N 22 27 NNW 24 31 N 23 29 NNW 24 32 NNW 22 30 NNW 27 37 NNW 24 35 NNW 24 36 NW 27 41 NNW 27 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E VG VG E E E VG P G G G
Humidity
89% 84% 79% 90% 91% 88% 75% 72% 77% 87% 78% 81% 80%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:52 Sunset: 15:39 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
Cloudy Light snow Sleet shower night Light snow Cloudy Sleet shower night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
20% 50% 40% 60% 20% 40% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 26 40 N 28 41 N 30 43 N 29 43 NNW 26 39 N 30 44 N 27 41 N 28 42 N 26 39 N 23 35 N 24 36 N 21 31 N 19 28 NNW 19 29 NNW 18 27 NNW 16 23 NNW 15 22 NNW 15 21 NNW 12 17 NNW 12 17 NNW 13 18 NNW 12 18 NNW 10 15 NNW 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E G E G E G VG E E VG VG E E E E E E G VG E VG E VG VG
Humidity
83% 82% 79% 85% 80% 78% 72% 72% 74% 76% 73% 76% 69% 68% 69% 72% 75% 80% 82% 80% 80% 82% 82% 81%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:41 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
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 8 12 WNW 7 10 NNW 7 10 SW 6 9 SW 7 12 S 7 11 S 8 12 S 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG E E E E VG E
Humidity
79% 77% 71% 68% 65% 69% 69% 71%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 08:48 Sunset: 15:43 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
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 7 11 S 7 11 SSE 6 10 SE 7 11 SE 8 13 SE 7 12 ESE 8 13 ESE 9 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
71% 77% 78% 74% 72% 75% 76% 76%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 15:46 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 Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 30% 50% 60% 40% 20%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 11 17 SSE 12 19 SSE 13 21 S 14 23 SW 15 23 W 18 29 W 18 30 NW 19 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G VG VG
Humidity
76% 79% 78% 86% 83% 83% 73% 76%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 15:48 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
Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 16 26 WNW 16 24 SSW 12 18 SE 13 19 SW 16 24 WSW 19 30 S 21 32 S 22 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG
Humidity
70% 65% 65% 67% 70% 69% 70% 75%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 15:50 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 Light rain Overcast Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy
20% 50% 30% 40% 40% 40% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 23 35 S 23 35 SSW 21 33 SSW 20 31 SSW 19 29 S 18 28 WSW 18 27 WSW 15 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG M M G G G G M
Humidity
75% 76% 78% 77% 78% 78% 79% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Light shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy shower day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light shower day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light rain 51.126 1.318
Exeter Heavy shower day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Heavy rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy shower day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy snow 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 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 Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Heavy rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny intervals 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy shower day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Showers turning wintry from north. Gales develop later.

Today:

Showers of rain, sleet and hail, gradually turning more wintry from the north through the day, as north to northwest winds gradually strengthen, reaching strong late afternoon. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Tonight:

Scattered sleet or snow showers continuing tonight across the Northern Isles with some turning heavy at times. Winds strong to gale northerly. Minimum temperature -2 °C.

Thursday:

A cold day with sunny spells and sleet or snow showers. These will be heaviest and most frequent in the morning. Strong northerly winds gradually easing. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Cold and largely dry with just a few wintry showers Friday and Saturday, light winds. Some rain, sleet and snow Sunday, with strengthening westerly winds.

Updated: 10:06 on Wed 16 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain clearing eastwards and becoming colder.

Today:

Early often heavy rain across Scotland and northern England will move southeastwards, clearing southeast England later. Colder, brighter conditions with showers will follow, some wintry showers over hills and to lower levels in the north later. Gales in far north.

Tonight:

A cold night with widespread frost and icy patches. Windy, especially in the north with gales. Some showers, with possible snow to lower levels in Scotland, northern England and Wales.

Thursday:

Thursday will start frosty, with icy patches. There will be wintry showers, mainly in the north and east. Otherwise, a sunny but cold day, with winds easing for most.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Into this weekend it will be cold, with overnight frost. Outbreaks of rain and hill snow will move southeastwards at times.

Updated: 03:06 on Wed 16 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: 03:06 on Wed 16 Jan 2019 GMT

Location details

Sandwick

Location
59.996, -1.224
Altitude
33 m above mean sea level

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