Shapinsay Sound (Orkney Islands) weather

Forecast days

Seven day forecast for Shapinsay Sound

Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Light shower (night) Heavy shower (night) Light shower (night) Light shower (day) Sunny intervals Cloudy Light rain Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
50% 60% 50% 50% 10% 10% 50% 10%
-1° -1°
W 34
W 34
WNW 31
WNW 28
WNW 29
WNW 28
NW 21
NW 17
48 49 44 41 42 40 31 26
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 80% 74% 73% 70% 74% 72% 67%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Cloudy Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 60% 80% 90% 90% 50% 80%
WNW 11
SW 8
SSW 13
S 19
SSW 21
SW 23
SW 24
SW 25
16 11 19 28 31 33 35 36
VG VG G M M M M G
Humidity
70% 73% 81% 85% 88% 89% 90% 88%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Light rain Light rain Light shower (night) Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
Chance of precipitation
50% 60% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
WSW 29
WSW 29
W 29
W 27
W 27
WSW 25
WSW 21
SW 20
43 42 42 39 39 36 30 29
G G VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity
81% 81% 81% 77% 76% 77% 81% 86%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Light rain Overcast Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
50% 20% 20% 50% 50% 50% 20% 20%
SW 21
SW 23
SW 24
SW 24
WSW 24
WSW 24
W 25
W 26
30 32 34 34 34 35 36 37
G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
86% 85% 84% 84% 81% 78% 76% 74%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Weather symbol Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
10% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
W 26
W 25
W 24
WSW 23
WSW 22
WSW 21
SW 19
W 18
38 36 35 33 32 30 28 26
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
70% 69% 71% 71% 71% 73% 75% 77%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -

Orkney & Shetland weather forecast

Headline:

Showers and gales initially today, but conditions will gradually improve.

Today:

Occasional showers at first brought of strong to gale northwesterly winds. Gradually winds easing and showers thinning from mid-morning, with bright and sunny spells expected on a largely dry afternoon. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Rainband reaching from west during evening, before clearing to blustery showers overnight, these occasionally heavy with risk of hail and thunder. West to southwest winds occasionally gale force by dawn. Minimum temperature 0 °C.

Tuesday:

Very windy with frequent and blustery showers, these heavy at times bringing hail and thunder. Gale to severe gale westerly winds may touch storm force overnight. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday starts showery, very windy with risk storms. Turning largely dry and bright by afternoon. Thursday and Friday occasionally windy with rain or showers.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

On Friday, cloud with patchy rain and drizzle are expected in the far north. However, dry, bright, and breezy conditions with sunny spells are likely for most. For the rest of the period, unsettled weather conditions are expected in the north whilst settled conditions are more likely in the south. As a result, showers and longer spells of rain with strong winds are likely in the north and particularly in northwestern parts of the UK. Drier conditions with light winds are expected across the southern areas, with overnight and morning fog patches possible at times. Temperatures overall will be near normal or above normal for most throughout the period, but overnight frost is likely in the south.

Updated:

While uncertain, a continuation of the regional divide between the north and south is expected as the broad theme for this period. Unsettled conditions are more likely to dominate in the north while the south remains settled and drier. A spell of more widely spread wet and windy weather is likely to persist for several days across all areas, although wettest conditions will focus in the west. Temperatures are most likely to remain around average or above.

Updated:

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