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West Sandwick Beach

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Heavy rain 4 °C

    3 °C

  • Heavy rain 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Light shower day 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Light shower day 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Heavy shower day 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Light shower day 7 °C

    4 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 21 November 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
10% 40% 10% 50% 50% 50% 60% 90% 90% 90%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 9 21 ESE 15 26 ESE 17 28 ESE 12 24 ESE 16 27 E 15 27 E 17 29 ESE 19 31 ESE 18 31 E 24 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E G E E VG G VG G M M
Humidity Expand
76% 89% 85% 87% 89% 89% 86% 91% 94% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:19 Moon phase: New 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 22 November 2017)
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
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 80% 80% 80% 80% 80% 80% 70% 70% 50% 50% 50% 20% 10% 40% 10% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 27 45 E 28 46 E 29 49 ENE 29 50 ENE 30 51 ENE 30 52 ENE 30 51 ENE 30 50 ENE 29 48 ENE 28 47 ENE 27 44 NE 24 41 NE 24 39 NE 23 38 NE 22 36 NE 22 36 NNE 20 33 NE 19 32 NE 18 31 NNE 18 29 NNE 18 29 N 18 28 NNE 18 27 N 17 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M G G M M G M M G G G M M VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 91% 88% 91% 88% 87% 87% 86% 86% 85% 84% 85% 86% 84% 85% 86% 84% 80% 81% 81% 79% 78% 78% 79%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Rough
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:23 Sunset: 15:18 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 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 23 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Heavy rain Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
20% 10% 10% 50% 80% 50% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 17 27 N 17 25 N 15 23 NNW 16 26 NNW 22 33 NW 28 44 WNW 29 47 W 28 44
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E E VG M M G VG
Humidity Expand
78% 77% 74% 77% 80% 83% 81% 77%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:25 Sunset: 15:16 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.

Friday (Friday 24 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower night Partly cloudy night
20% 40% 20% 40% 40% 20% 40% 20%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 30 47 W 32 53 W 36 58 W 36 59 WSW 36 59 WSW 33 54 WSW 30 49 WSW 28 45
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
75% 72% 70% 67% 66% 71% 72% 69%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Moderate Rough Moderate Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:28 Sunset: 15:14 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.

Saturday (Saturday 25 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower night Light shower night
40% 20% 50% 50% 40% 50% 60% 50%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 28 45 W 28 45 W 26 41 W 23 38 W 22 35 W 23 36 NW 24 38 NW 25 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG G VG VG
Humidity Expand
70% 72% 79% 78% 78% 80% 80% 78%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:30 Sunset: 15:12 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.

Sunday (Sunday 26 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
50% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 26 40 NNW 29 45 NNW 30 46 NNW 29 44 NNW 28 42 NW 26 40 NW 25 37 NW 23 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
78% 77% 75% 74% 73% 75% 73% 74%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:33 Sunset: 15:10 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.

Monday (Monday 27 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
40% 30% 20% 20% 30% 40% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 20 31 NNW 17 26 NW 15 23 NW 15 24 NW 16 25 NW 18 27 NNW 19 30 NNW 20 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
72% 72% 73% 72% 72% 73% 72% 73%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:35 Sunset: 15:09 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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  • UK video forecast
Met Office 15:00, Tue
Updated: 13:00 on Tue 21 Nov 2017 GMT
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Overcast 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 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 Light rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy rain 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Some rain for Orkney. Bright in Shetland. Strengthening winds.

Today:

Shetland will be mostly dry and bright. It will be cloudy over Orkney with some patchy light rain during the morning, the rain turning heavier and more persistent later in the afternoon. Feeling cold in the strengthening easterly winds. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Tonight:

Outbreaks of rain over Orkney, heavy and persistent at times. The rain will extend in Shetland at times, mainly the south. Strong to gale force east or northeast winds. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Wednesday:

Patchy rain over Orkney will soon die out, then mainly dry, cold and bright. Winds fresh to strong from the northeast. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cold as winds come in from the northwest, strong to gale force at times. Blustery showers, these often wintry with occasional bright or clear spells.

Updated: 03:12 on Tue 21 Nov 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Mild for most with wind and rain. Colder by weekend.

Today:

Largely cloudy with heavy and persistent rain across Scotland. Rain will also affect northern England and Wales later in the day, particularly over the hills. Drier elsewhere but breezy, just a few breaks. Very mild in south, cold in north.

Tonight:

Further rain in the north and west, turning more persistent later for northwest England and Northern Ireland. Winds strengthening, particularly for south and west coasts. Mild, but cold in north.

Wednesday:

Heavy persistent rain will affect northern England and later Scotland. Drier elsewhere, before rain arrives in west, a few bright spells. Windy, with gales towards the coast. Very mild.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mild at first but turning colder into the weekend with northerly winds. Often cloudy and windy with some outbreaks of rain, sleet or snow. Brighter with wintry showers on Saturday.

Updated: 02:43 on Tue 21 Nov 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 26 Nov 2017 to Tuesday 5 Dec 2017:

Wintry showers are likely to become confined to northern and eastern areas on Sunday, still with the risk of hail, sleet and some snow to lower levels. Into Monday, a band of cloud and rain with some hill snow may move across western parts. Thereafter, western and southern areas are likely to see further bouts of rain at times, with the risk of some snow over mainly the higher ground. It will often be rather cold here, although the far southwest could become milder at times. Further north, it is more likely that the weather will remain cold with a mixture of sunny spells and scattered wintry showers. Winds will often be strong with a risk of gales for some.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 6 Dec 2017 to Wednesday 20 Dec 2017:

During December, confidence is low as weather patterns may continue to be fairly slow moving. It is possible that there will be spells of wet, windy and at times mild weather with the wettest weather probably across western and perhaps some southern parts of the country. These may be interspersed with some drier and brighter spells too, when it could become colder with the risk of frost overnight. On the whole, temperatures may be a little colder than normal. Later in the month, it may become more generally unsettled and milder.

Updated: 02:43 on Tue 21 Nov 2017 GMT

Location details

West Sandwick Beach

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

West Sandwick Beach tide times

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:43 0.7
High 11:11 2.4
Low 17:08 0.7
High 23:40 2.3

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:15 0.8
High 11:41 2.4
Low 17:43 0.7

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:17 2.2
Low 05:51 0.9
High 12:16 2.3
Low 18:23 0.8

Friday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:58 2.1
Low 06:30 1
High 12:55 2.2
Low 19:09 0.8

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:47 2
Low 07:16 1
High 13:44 2.1
Low 20:05 0.9

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Toft Pier)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:44 1.9
Low 08:18 1.1
High 14:45 2
Low 21:17 0.9

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