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West Sandwick Beach

  • Heavy rain 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    -1 °C

  • Light rain 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    4 °C

  • Light shower day 7 °C

    3 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 24 January 2018)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Light shower night Light rain Heavy rain Heavy shower night Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy
90% 40% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 60% ≥95% ≥95% 70% 70% 90% 90% 90% 50% 40% 50% 80% 60% 80% 80% 60% 20%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -2 ° -3 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 23 33 W 19 28 WSW 15 23 SW 12 19 S 10 16 SSE 12 21 SSE 13 24 SE 19 31 SE 25 40 ESE 28 47 S 24 38 S 28 43 S 30 46 SSW 30 46 SW 28 42 WSW 26 39 WSW 25 39 W 23 38 WNW 27 42 WNW 29 45 WNW 29 44 WNW 31 47 WNW 28 43 WNW 27 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M E E E E E VG G P P G E G VG G VG VG E E E E VG E E
Humidity Expand
94% 92% 91% 92% 94% 95% 92% 91% 95% 96% 91% 85% 89% 90% 93% 92% 90% 90% 89% 87% 87% 86% 80% 76%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight Moderate Slight Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4

∗ 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 25 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Light shower night
20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 2 ° 1 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 24 36 W 17 25 WSW 12 19 W 11 16 WNW 10 14 NNW 8 12 N 13 19 N 15 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E VG E VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
75% 75% 82% 87% 85% 88% 89% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Slight Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: First quarter 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 26 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 0 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -1 ° -1 ° -4 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 16 25 NNW 15 25 NNW 14 24 NNW 12 20 NNW 12 20 NW 8 14 NW 7 11 NW 6 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG E VG E E E E
Humidity Expand
77% 75% 72% 72% 64% 71% 73% 74%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:37 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: First quarter 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 27 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Light shower night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 90% 50% 30%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 6 10 S 8 13 S 12 20 SSE 18 30 S 24 42 SSW 26 45 SW 24 43 WSW 26 45
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG M M VG VG
Humidity Expand
77% 77% 73% 72% 78% 88% 85% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:35 Sunset: 16:02 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.

Sunday (Sunday 28 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
20% 30% 30% 20% 20% 20% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 27 48 WSW 30 53 WSW 31 54 W 30 52 WSW 28 49 WSW 22 38 WSW 17 28 SW 15 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG G M
Humidity Expand
79% 78% 74% 73% 72% 73% 80% 87%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:32 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: Waxing 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.

Monday (Monday 29 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
60% 40% 20% 30% 40% 30% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 19 32 W 20 35 W 24 42 W 24 41 W 25 45 W 24 43 W 23 40 W 20 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 84% 81% 74% 76% 74% 71% 75%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:30 Sunset: 16:07 Moon phase: Waxing 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 rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy shower night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Turning drier for time. Rain, gales spreading from south later.

This Evening and Tonight:

Strengthening southwest winds bring scattered showers this evening. Largely dry with a few clear spells early in the night, but thickening cloud, rain and strong winds later in the night. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Wednesday:

Early morning rain soon clearing allowing some sunny spells, particularly for Orkney. Further patchy rain through day with southwest gales or severe gale for a time. Winds ease by evening. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mainly dry with lighter winds and some sunny spells on Thursday, showers later. Dry, but cold and cloudy Friday, light winds. Breezy on Saturday, rather cloudy with rain at times.

Updated: 14:52 on Tue 23 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Turning increasingly wet and windy from the north and west.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain, heavy at times, will spread across northern and western areas through this evening and into the early hours. Drier elsewhere but generally cloudy. Windy for most, with severe gales likely for western Scotland.

Wednesday:

Very windy for most, with severe gales likely for northern Scotland. Heavy rain will continue to spread southeast across England and Wales, with brighter and showery conditions in the northwest.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Turning colder, with sunshine and showers on Thursday, possibly turning wintry over northern hills. Quieter on Friday, with sunny spells after an early frost. Milder with some rain on Saturday.

Updated: 15:09 on Tue 23 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 28 Jan 2018 to Tuesday 6 Feb 2018:

It is likely to be mild on Sunday 28th, but it will be rather changeable with bright and showery weather interspersed with bands of cloud and longer spells of rain. The rain will probably be heaviest in northern and western parts where it will be windy too, and the driest weather will be in the south and east. It will stay changeable through the rest of January, but perhaps colder with an increased risk of snow in the north. Through the start of February, it is likely to turn mainly dry and perhaps a touch colder, particularly in the south, with a risk of overnight frost and fog. Winds are expected to ease overall with strong winds becoming mostly restricted to the north.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 7 Feb 2018 to Wednesday 21 Feb 2018:

Early February is likely to bring relatively settled conditions with a good deal of dry weather, relatively light winds and frost and fog expected to form overnight. However spells of wet and windy weather are still likely across the north. Into the middle of February the forecast is looking very uncertain. However, we are most likely to see short spells of wet and windy weather move across the UK, interspersed with colder, brighter and drier interludes. Throughout this period temperatures are expected to average out at close to normal but it will be colder at times during the periods of more settled weather

Updated: 15:09 on Tue 23 Jan 2018 GMT

Location details

West Sandwick Beach

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

West Sandwick Beach tide times

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:26 1.9
Low 08:00 0.8
High 14:29 2.1
Low 20:40 0.7

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:26 1.9
Low 09:00 0.9
High 15:36 2
Low 21:45 0.7

Friday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:34 1.9
Low 10:20 0.9
High 16:52 2
Low 23:02 0.7

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:45 1.9
Low 11:38 0.8
High 18:09 2

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 00:11 0.7
High 06:51 2.1
Low 12:45 0.7
High 19:17 2.1

Monday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:12 0.6
High 07:49 2.2
Low 13:44 0.5
High 20:19 2.3

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