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West Sandwick Beach

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    13 °C

  • Light rain 14 °C

    11 °C

Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
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Warnings
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Temperature (°C)
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SSE 5 10 SSE 7 11 SSE 9 13 S 13 18 SSE 15 21 SSE 15 22 SSE 16 23 SSE 16 24 SSE 15 24 SSE 14 24 SSE 13 23 SSE 13 23 SSE 13 23 SSE 13 23 SSE 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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Sunrise: 06:48 Sunset: 19:06 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.

Saturday (Saturday 23 September 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 14 24 SSE 14 25 SSE 15 26 SSE 16 27 SSE 17 28 SSE 17 29 SSE 18 30 SSE 19 31 SSE 20 32 SSE 21 33 SSE 22 34 SSE 23 35 SSE 23 36 SSE 24 36 SSE 23 36 SSE 24 37 SSE 24 37 SSE 23 37 SSE 23 36 SSE 23 37 SSE 24 37 SSE 24 38 SSE 24 38 SSE 24 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
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On or Off Shore Winds Expand
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Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:50 Sunset: 19:03 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.

Sunday (Sunday 24 September 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 50% 20% 20% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 25 38 SSE 25 38 SSE 25 38 SSE 25 38 SSE 26 40 SSE 26 41 SSE 24 37 SSE 22 34 SSE 20 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
90% 90% 91% 91% 91% 86% 85% 89% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:00 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 25 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 19 29 SSE 17 25 SSE 16 24 SE 17 25 SE 17 26 SSE 19 29 SE 19 29 SE 20 30
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% 92% 93% 91% 89% 91% 92% 93%
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Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 18:57 Moon phase: Waxing 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 26 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 21 31 SE 20 30 SE 20 30 SE 22 32 SE 23 33 SE 23 34 SE 24 34 SE 25 36
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
92% 93% 92% 91% 89% 89% 90% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 18:53 Moon phase: Waxing 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 27 September 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night
10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 25 36 SE 26 37 SE 27 38 SE 28 40 SE 28 40 SE 28 40 SE 28 40 SE 28 40
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
90% 90% 90% 90% 89% 90% 90% 91%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:00 Sunset: 18:50 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

∗ 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 28 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy
20% 50% 20% 50% 20% 50% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 28 40 SE 28 40 SSE 29 41 SSE 29 42 SSE 29 41 SSE 26 39 SSE 26 38 SSE 24 36
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% 91% 89% 88% 88% 88% 87%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 18:47 Moon phase: First quarter

∗ 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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Met Office 09:00, Fri
Updated 08:00 on Fri 22 Sep 2017 BST
Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 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 intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 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 Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Heavy shower day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light shower day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mainly dry and bright.

Today:

A bright morning with some good spells of sunshine around. Shetland remains dry and bright through this afternoon but increasing cloud is expected to bring patchy mainly light rain to Orkney later. Freshening southeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy through the evening with a few spots of rain then dry through the early hours with clear spells developing. Breezy with occasionally strong southeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Saturday:

Rather cloudy across southern Shetland and at times across eastern Orkney, otherwise a bright day with some sunny spells. Breezy though with strong southeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Generally rather cloudy with outbreaks of mostly light rain or drizzle. Best of any bright or sunny spells likely on Sunday morning. The mainly southeasterly breeze will be occasionally strong.

Updated: 03:23 on Fri 22 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Wet and windy in the west, drier further east.

Today:

After a chilly start, there will be some warm sunshine across southern and eastern parts. However, across the north and west a band of cloud and rain, accompanied by strong winds will slowly push in from the west.

Tonight:

Largely dry and chilly in the far northwest and the far southeast with some clear spells. Elsewhere it will be cloudy and milder with patchy rain and drizzle.

Saturday:

Warm sunshine across much of the UK after a cloudy start, but remaining cloudy across northern England and southern Scotland. Wet and windy weather arriving across the far northwest later.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cloudy with rain in the west on Sunday, dry, bright and warm elsewhere. Similar on Monday, though drier across Northern Ireland. Brighter for most on Tuesday with scattered showers.

Updated: 03:05 on Fri 22 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 26 Sep 2017 to Thursday 5 Oct 2017:

As we head through the end of September, there will be a west/east split in the weather. The west is likely to be cloudier with outbreaks of rain, perhaps heavy at times. In contrast, the east will be drier and brighter, but with generally light winds for all parts, there could be some chilly nights with mist and fog forming under any clearer skies. Towards the start of October, this split will continue but it is likely to turn windier and increasingly unsettled in the west, with a risk of gales or severe gales, particularly in the northwest. These unsettled conditions will erratically spread eastwards, but some central and eastern areas may perhaps stay dry throughout. Temperatures will generally be above normal, perhaps warm across central and eastern areas.

UK Outlook for Friday 6 Oct 2017 to Friday 20 Oct 2017:

More unsettled weather will perhaps be more widely established by the end of the first week in October, most especially in the north and west. This will bring an increased likelihood of stronger winds and heavier rain across many areas. By mid October, confidence in the forecast reduces, however it may remain generally unsettled with occasional drier and brighter spells. On the whole, temperatures will be close to or slightly warmer than normal, but in any settled spells there could be chilly nights, with an increased risk of mist, fog and frost, especially in the north.

Updated: 03:05 on Fri 22 Sep 2017 BST

Location details

West Sandwick Beach

Location
60.583, -1.187
Altitude
0.0 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 05:34 0.3
High 12:08 2.4
Low 17:46 0.5

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:21 2.5
Low 06:10 0.4
High 12:41 2.3
Low 18:22 0.5

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:56 2.4
Low 06:46 0.5
High 13:14 2.3
Low 18:58 0.6

Monday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:32 2.3
Low 07:19 0.7
High 13:48 2.2
Low 19:33 0.7

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:12 2.1
Low 07:55 0.8
High 14:25 2.1
Low 20:15 0.9

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:56 2
Low 08:36 0.9
High 15:11 2
Low 21:11 1

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