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    • Regional
    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

    Brighter day for Shetland, Orkney cloudier with a few showers.

    Today:

    Any heavy rain over North Shetland clearing early this morning, with fresh southwesterly breezes easing. Then Shetland mainly dry and bright with sunny intervals. Orkney rather cloudy with some showers and light winds. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

    Tonight:

    Rather cloudy with occasional showers over Orkney some of these extending to Shetland. Just a few clear intervals. Freshening westerly winds later in the night. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

    Sunday:

    A brighter day with sunny intervals and the odd shower. Winds will be a moderate to fresh southwesterly. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

    Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

    Breezy with occasional showers on Monday. Dry with sunny spells on Tuesday, then cloudier with mist and patchy rain on Wednesday, perhaps brightening over Shetland later.

    Updated at: 0310 on Sat 2 Jul 2022

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Remaining unsettled and showery over the weekend, drier next week.

    Today:

    A narrow band of rain will edge slowly eastwards across Wales and England, though perhaps staying dry in the far southeast. Sunny spells and showers in the north and west.

    Tonight:

    Patchy rain clearing the far southeast. Showers elsewhere dying out before patchy rain moves southeast across Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and western England later.

    Sunday:

    Northwest Scotland cool, breezy and rather cloudy with occasional showers. Elsewhere, sunny spells and scattered showers - particular central and then eastern areas through the afternoon.

    Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

    Mostly dry in the south and east with variable cloud and some sunshine at times. Often cloudy in the north and west with some rain at times. Turning warmer.

    Updated at: 0233 on Sat 2 Jul 2022

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 6 Jul 2022 to Friday 15 Jul 2022:

    High pressure will tend to dominate, bringing generally dry, settled weather for many. Southern and eastern regions can expect the best of the fine and dry weather, with light winds, and it will be warm or even very warm at the start of this period. The north and northwest will experience cloudier conditions with mostly light rain, though some heavier outbreaks can't be ruled out in the far northwest, with moderate or fresh winds, and near normal temperatures. This generally settled regime persists for much of the remainder of the period, although cloud, showers, and some longer spells of rain may continue to affect northern areas at times. Temperatures widely near or above average through this period, especially in the south and southwest where some hot spells are not impossible.

    Updated at: 1149 on Fri 1 Jul 2022

    UK Outlook for Saturday 16 Jul 2022 to Saturday 30 Jul 2022:

    Higher pressure is likely to continue bringing fine and settled weather throughout the rest of July, extending more widely across the UK. However, we may see some less settled weather for a time at the start of this period. Temperatures will be near or above normal, becoming warmer throughout July. We may see some very warm or hot temperatures, especially across the south.

    Updated at: 1150 on Fri 1 Jul 2022

    Location Details

    Birsay Bay

    Location: 59.13, -3.3171

    Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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