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West Sandwick Beach weather

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Heavy rain 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    9 °C

  • Heavy rain 10 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    9 °C

  • Light rain 12 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    6 °C

Monday (Monday 24 September 2018)
Now 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 Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 30% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 4 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 16 20 WNW 13 16 W 9 12 WSW 10 13 WSW 12 17 WSW 15 20 WSW 14 20 W 15 22 W 21 31 W 17 25 W 16 25 WSW 17 25 WSW 16 25 WSW 16 25 WSW 17 26 WSW 17 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E E E E E E E E E VG VG VG
Humidity
67% 63% 58% 59% 64% 68% 69% 71% 73% 71% 72% 78% 78% 79% 80% 83%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate
UV index
1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:00 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 25 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 50% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 80% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 80% 80%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 18 28 SW 18 28 SW 19 29 SW 20 30 SW 20 31 SW 21 31 SW 21 32 SW 21 32 SW 23 36 SW 24 36 SW 24 37 SW 25 38 SW 27 41 SSW 27 41 SSW 28 42 SSW 28 43 SSW 30 45 SSW 31 47 SSW 32 49 SSW 32 50 SW 32 50 WSW 30 47 WSW 27 43 WSW 26 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G M M M M M G G G
Humidity
84% 85% 86% 88% 89% 89% 89% 90% 88% 84% 81% 78% 78% 78% 78% 79% 83% 90% 92% 93% 93% 94% 94% 93%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Slight Moderate Slight
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 18:57 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 50% 80% 60% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 24 38 W 23 37 WSW 23 38 W 20 31 W 21 35 W 23 39 W 25 40 W 22 35 W 20 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 89% 89% 88% 76% 75% 72% 76% 77%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 18:53 Moon phase: Full 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 27 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 80% 90% 80% 70% 40% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 18 29 W 15 24 W 13 20 W 13 20 WNW 14 22 WNW 18 29 WNW 21 32 NW 20 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M M G G VG
Humidity
80% 81% 84% 87% 85% 84% 83% 80%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:00 Sunset: 18:50 Moon phase: Full 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 28 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 Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 40%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 20 31 NW 20 31 NW 18 28 NW 17 27 NW 17 28 WNW 17 27 WNW 16 25 W 18 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity
76% 71% 70% 66% 65% 67% 71% 74%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Smooth (wavelets) Slight Slight
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 18:47 Moon phase: Waning 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 29 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light shower night
10% 10% 40% 10% 10% 50% 50% 40%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 21 32 WSW 24 36 WSW 27 41 WSW 28 43 WSW 30 46 WSW 30 45 WSW 29 44 WSW 28 42
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
77% 78% 79% 79% 80% 82% 82% 83%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 18:44 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.

Sunday (Sunday 30 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night
40% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 26 40 W 26 40 W 26 39 W 26 39 WNW 26 40 WNW 24 39 WNW 23 37 NW 20 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 77% 75% 73% 73% 72% 72% 70%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:07 Sunset: 18:41 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 Heavy shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny intervals 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny day 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny intervals 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Sunny periods and a few showers

Today:

Sunny spells and dry for much of the time with just a few passing showers. Brisk westerly winds backing southwesterly later this afternoon. Still feeling cold in the wind. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

A cloudy evening and night with some showery rain, although becoming dry across Orkney by the end of the night. Windy with fresh to strong southwesterly winds. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Tuesday:

Mainly dry in the morning before outbreaks of rain spread from the west in the afternoon, occasionally heavy across Shetland later. Strong southwesterly winds, occasionally gale force across Shetland. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Early rain on Wednesday then dry. Rain for a time on Thursday followed by mainly dry weather on Friday. Windy at times.

Updated: 03:03 on Mon 24 Sep 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A fine day for many with sunny spells.

Today:

After a chilly start, it will be a bright and sunny day for most. Scattered showers will spread across the northern half of the UK, but elsewhere it will stay dry.

Tonight:

Showers becoming confined to northwest Scotland and staying dry elsewhere. Temperatures will drop quickly under clear skies, with frost or fog possible in rural areas by morning.

Tuesday:

Tuesday will be another fine day across the southern half of the UK. However, in the north it will turn wet and windy later, with gales in the far north.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Windy in the north on Wednesday and Thursday with outbreaks of rain; fine and dry elsewhere. Largely fine and dry on Friday and partly cloudy. Morning fog patches in south.

Updated: 01:04 on Mon 24 Sep 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 28 Sep 2018 to Sunday 7 Oct 2018:

Through the remainder of September the weather should stay largely settled with long spells of sunshine and generally light winds. Northern and northwestern areas may be more changeable at times, with stronger winds and some outbreaks of rain, which may occasionally extend a little further south and east. Overnight, there will the risk of some mist and fog patches, especially in the south although it should remain mostly dry here. By day it will be warm for many, but some nights will be chilly with patchy frost possible. Into early October, many areas are likely to remain mostly settled, but it is likely to turn generally colder. Southern parts are likely to see the driest weather, but some wet and windy weather is possible in the north.

UK Outlook for Monday 8 Oct 2018 to Monday 22 Oct 2018:

Generally settled and drier conditions are likely to dominate across many parts of the UK during the beginning of this period, particularly across the south. This should bring a good deal of sunshine with any wet and windy weather, likely to be mostly confined to the north. Long nights will lead to a greater chance of fog and patchy frost, but the days will often be mild. Towards the middle of the month, there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast, with the chance that it may turn more unsettled across all parts, although this is most likely to be across the north. Temperatures are likely to be near normal to locally warm at times, but overall colder than normal.

Updated: 01:04 on Mon 24 Sep 2018 BST

Location details

West Sandwick Beach

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

West Sandwick Beach tide times

Monday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:59 0.5
High 10:34 2.3
Low 16:08 0.6
High 22:36 2.4

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:30 0.4
High 11:05 2.3
Low 16:39 0.5
High 23:06 2.5

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:01 0.4
High 11:35 2.4
Low 17:12 0.5
High 23:38 2.5

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:35 0.4
High 12:06 2.4
Low 17:47 0.5

Friday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:11 2.5
Low 06:09 0.4
High 12:38 2.4
Low 18:24 0.5

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:47 2.4
Low 06:47 0.5
High 13:15 2.3
Low 19:05 0.6

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