Bu Sands (Orkney Islands) weather

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Seven day forecast for Bu Sands

Orkney & Shetland weather forecast


Mainly cloudy with some rain but becoming drier over Orkney.


Shetland will be dull with strong easterly winds and some rain or drizzle, this easing in the afternoon. Some drizzle in the morning over Orkney then becoming drier and brighter in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 10 °C.


Rain and winds easing across Shetland in the evening. Then mainly dry with clear spells and some fog patches overnight. A few showers arriving later. Minimum temperature 5 °C.


Mainly cloudy and misty with patchy rain and haar. The rain will turn more persistent and heavier in the afternoon, especially over Shetland. Maximum temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

A few showers on Tuesday then mainly dry with bright spells on Wednesday and Thursday. Some patchy haar possible at times.


UK long range weather forecast

Cloudy on Thursday starting with outbreaks of rain and showers, especially in the southwest of the UK. Showers are expected to become more widespread during the day, with these heavy and potentially thundery for the south. The breeziest conditions expected in the far northwest. Remaining showery for the rest of the week with the chance of a brief settled spell from the west into Friday. The unsettled theme then continues through the remainder of this period, with longer spells of rain and showers in between, the clearest conditions are most likely in the north. It's likely to be breezy at times; especially around coastal areas, where gales may occur. Temperatures will be near to or slightly below average, though with the formation of overnight frosts becoming unlikely.


Confidence remains low for this period with weather conditions typical for Spring. A mixture of sunny spells and showers is likely, especially at first, with areas in the south experiencing the most settled and dry conditions through this period. Towards the north and northwest there is an increased chance of unsettled weather as longer spells of rain and strong winds arrive from the Atlantic at times. Temperatures likely to be around average.


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