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West Sandwick Beach weather

  • Sunny day 3 °C

    -2 °C

  • Sunny day 3 °C

    1 °C

  • Light shower day 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    1 °C

Friday (Friday 18 January 2019)
Now 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 Cloudy Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-4 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -4 ° -3 ° -4 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 6 11 SSW 9 14 SSW 10 14 SSW 10 15 SSW 11 15 SSW 10 14 SSW 11 15 SSW 10 14 SSW 10 14 SSW 8 12 S 9 13 S 9 14 S 8 13 S 9 12 S 8 12 S 8 12 S 8 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG G G G M G M M
Humidity
83% 82% 89% 86% 80% 75% 79% 81% 86% 87% 84% 87% 87% 87% 87% 88% 89%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:53 Sunset: 15:39 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.

Saturday (Saturday 19 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
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 20% 20% 20% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 8 11 S 8 12 S 8 11 SSE 7 9 SSE 6 8 SSE 6 8 SE 6 7 SE 5 7 ESE 5 7 E 5 7 E 6 8 E 6 8 E 7 9 E 7 10 E 7 10 E 7 10 E 7 10 ESE 8 11 ESE 8 12 E 8 13 E 9 14 ESE 9 15 ESE 10 16 ESE 11 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M M P P P M M M VG VG VG G VG G G M G G G M M
Humidity
89% 92% 92% 93% 93% 93% 94% 93% 93% 93% 91% 88% 87% 88% 89% 90% 90% 89% 87% 89% 88% 88% 87% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 15:41 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 20 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 Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 20% 50% 50% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 11 18 SE 13 21 SSE 13 20 S 14 21 WSW 18 29 W 20 31 WNW 19 30 WNW 19 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M VG M G M VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 88% 89% 89% 88% 77% 74% 70%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:44 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.

Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 60%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 18 27 W 14 21 WSW 12 19 SSW 14 21 SSW 20 30 S 23 35 S 25 39 S 24 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity
67% 68% 73% 79% 80% 83% 84% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Smooth (wavelets) Moderate
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 15:46 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 19 30 SSW 18 28 SSW 17 26 SSW 16 25 SW 16 24 SSW 14 22 SSW 14 21 SSW 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 79% 81% 79% 75% 73% 73% 74%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 15:49 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 23 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
10% 20% 50% 40% 10% 10% 10% 30%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 15 22 SSW 15 23 SSW 15 22 SSW 15 23 S 15 23 S 15 23 S 14 22 SSW 14 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
73% 73% 74% 71% 71% 73% 73% 71%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 15:51 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.

Thursday (Thursday 24 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 15 24 ESE 16 24 ESE 15 23 ESE 17 25 S 18 27 NNW 16 25 NNW 15 25 NNW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
72% 73% 73% 73% 71% 71% 71% 72%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:54 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 Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Partly cloudy night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Wintry showers largely dying away tonight as winds ease.

Today:

Apart from the odd isolated light shower it will be a dry day with some sunny spells. Shetland will have light to moderate southwest winds, while Orkney will have a freshening south to southeasterly. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Tonight:

There will be some clear spells, but a southeasterly breeze will bring a few more showers, these mainly of rain or sleet. Risk of ice. Minimum temperature 1 °C.

Saturday:

Orkney will have occasional showers and some sunny intervals. Shetland will see fewer showers and more in the way of sunshine. Light to moderate southeast breeze. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rain for time on Sunday then clearer with a few showers, perhaps wintry. Bright start Monday then cloudier with southerly gales and rain later. Bright spells and showers on Tuesday.

Updated: 03:43 on Fri 18 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A cold spell, with patchy ice and snow.

Today:

A sharp frost, with icy patches in eastern England, will be followed by a cold and bright day in the north and east. Cloud, rain and hill snow will spread from the west. Snow may briefly fall at low levels.

Tonight:

Northern Scotland will be frosty and clear. It will be cloudy elsewhere with rain, sleet and perhaps a little patchy snow. Heavy showers are expected in the southwest.

Saturday:

Scotland will be cold and dry. Rain or showers are likely elsewhere, some heavy in the southwest. These will mostly fall as rain, but snow is likely in northern England.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

After early frost, rain and hill snow will cross the UK later on Sunday. On Monday and Tuesday heavier rain, gales and some snow will probably move southeastwards from Scotland.

Updated: 01:17 on Fri 18 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 22 Jan 2019 to Thursday 31 Jan 2019:

Outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow for many areas on Tuesday with a chance of snow to low levels but the details of this are currently uncertain. Strong winds are also possible in the southwest. Showery conditions will follow although some brighter weather is also possible later in the week. Thereafter, remaining cold and possibly turning very cold, accentuated by brisk winds which will last through until the end of January. Frontal zones may arrive from the northwest at times bringing spells of rain, sleet and snow. However, some drier and brighter interludes are still likely and these will bring overnight frosts, which will be widespread and locally severe, especially in any longer clear spells.

UK Outlook for Friday 1 Feb 2019 to Friday 15 Feb 2019:

Cold and sometimes very cold weather will continue as we head through the first half of February. It is likely to remain changeable too, especially at first, bringing strong winds and spells of rain which will turn to snow at times. Snow especially over higher ground but there is a greater risk to lower levels too with the cold air in place. Some drier and brighter periods are possible as well, perhaps becoming focused across the northwest with time. Occasional milder and wetter interludes may intersperse the generally cold conditions, these most likely in the south but also posing a more significant risk of snow.

Updated: 01:17 on Fri 18 Jan 2019 GMT

Location details

West Sandwick Beach

Location
60.583, -1.187
Altitude
0 m above mean sea level

West Sandwick Beach tide times

Friday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 00:39 0.7
High 07:18 2.1
Low 13:10 0.7
High 19:40 2.2

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:32 0.6
High 08:09 2.3
Low 14:03 0.6
High 20:35 2.3

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:23 0.6
High 08:57 2.4
Low 14:53 0.4
High 21:27 2.4

Monday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:13 0.5
High 09:44 2.6
Low 15:42 0.3
High 22:19 2.5

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:01 0.5
High 10:32 2.7
Low 16:32 0.2
High 23:10 2.5

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:47 0.5
High 11:20 2.7
Low 17:21 0.1
High 23:59 2.5

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