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  • East and North Coasts
  • Offshore
  • West Coast
  • South Coast

East and North Coasts

Type Location Weather Air Temp.
(°C)
Dew Pt. Temp.
(°C)
Sea Temp.
(°C)
Humidity (%) Wind speed &
direction (knots)
Visibility
(n.miles)
Pressure (hPa) Wave Period
(seconds)
Wave Height
(metres)
orange marker Shoeburyness Cloudy 19 12 66 ESE 7 24 1,018
orange marker Sule Skerry 13 10 86 SSW 19 1,014
orange marker Lerwick (S. Screen) Cloudy 12 10 92 ESE 1 2 1,015
orange marker Kirkwall Overcast 13 12 94 E 4 7 1,014
orange marker Lossiemouth Cloudy 16 8 58 WSW 11 32 1,015
orange marker Wick John O Groats Airport Overcast 16 12 79 WSW 5 21 1,014
orange marker Aberdeen Airport Clear night 16 10 69 NW 3 26 1,015
orange marker Leuchars Cloudy 15 8 61 W 8 26 1,016
orange marker Boulmer Clear night 16 10 67 WSW 6 18 1,016
orange marker Donna Nook Cloudy 19 15 79 SE 9 14 1,017
orange marker Weybourne Clear night 17 11 65 SSE 12 26 1,017
blue marker F3 18 15 18 81 E 12 1,018 4 0.1
blue marker Sandettie 19 15 18 79 ENE 13 26 1,018 4 0.2

Offshore

Type Location Weather Air Temp.
(°C)
Dew Pt. Temp.
(°C)
Sea Temp.
(°C)
Humidity (%) Wind speed &
direction (knots)
Visibility
(n.miles)
Pressure (hPa) Wave Period
(seconds)
Wave Height
(metres)
blue marker K1 18 14 19 77 WNW 11 1,023 6 1
blue marker K2 16 15 17 92 WSW 14 1,020 5 1.3
blue marker M6 15 15 15 97 W 13 1,017 5 1.7

South Coast

Type Location Weather Air Temp.
(°C)
Dew Pt. Temp.
(°C)
Sea Temp.
(°C)
Humidity (%) Wind speed &
direction (knots)
Visibility
(n.miles)
Pressure (hPa) Wave Period
(seconds)
Wave Height
(metres)
orange marker Culdrose Clear night 16 12 77 NW 6 13 1,019
orange marker Mount Batten Clear night 17 11 67 NNW 8 21 1,018
orange marker Bournemouth Airport Partly cloudy night 20 11 57 W 5 10 1,017
orange marker Guernsey Cloudy 17 15 87 WNW 9 24 1,018
orange marker Jersey Clear night 17 14 83 NW 9 18 1,017
blue marker L4 18 13 73 1,018
blue marker Channel Lightship 17 15 86 WNW 10 10 1,018 8 0.4
blue marker Seven Stones 18 13 20 72 NNW 15 1,020 7 0.6
blue marker Greenwich Light Vessel 18 14 17 82 NE 15 10 1,017 5 0.2

West Coast

Type Location Weather Air Temp.
(°C)
Dew Pt. Temp.
(°C)
Sea Temp.
(°C)
Humidity (%) Wind speed &
direction (knots)
Visibility
(n.miles)
Pressure (hPa) Wave Period
(seconds)
Wave Height
(metres)
orange marker Belfast International Airport Clear night 16 9 63 SW 4 26 1,017
orange marker Roches Point 15 10 69 SSW 4 26 1,019
orange marker Valentia Observatory Clear night 15 11 78 S 4 24 1,020
orange marker Malin Head Light shower night 14 12 88 SSW 8 12 1,016
orange marker Belmullet Overcast 15 14 96 SW 12 5 1,017
orange marker South Uist Range Light rain 14 13 97 S 19 1 1,013
orange marker Stornoway Light rain 13 12 95 S 17 4 1,013
orange marker Tiree Light rain 13 13 96 S 11 3 1,015
orange marker Campbeltown Airport Overcast 15 9 67 - -192 24 1,017
orange marker Islay Airport Overcast 13 11 84 ESE 3 5 1,017
orange marker St. Bees Head Partly cloudy night 14 10 77 SW 6 26 1,018
orange marker Ronaldsway Partly cloudy night 15 8 60 NNW 2 26 1,018
orange marker Valley Clear night 16 7 56 WSW 5 26 1,018
orange marker Crosby Clear night 15 8 64 N 4 26 1,018
– = No data

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