Shapinsay Sound (Orkney Islands) weather

Forecast days

Seven day forecast for Shapinsay Sound

Time 00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
10% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
11°
11°
11°
11°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
NNE 11
NNE 12
N 13
NNE 14
NNE 15
NNE 16
N 15
N 13
N 12
16 17 19 20 22 22 21 19 17
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
76% 76% 77% 78% 78% 80% 81% 83% 84%
UV
- - - - 1 2 1 - -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
12°
12°
11°
10° 10° 10° 10°
N 11
N 10
N 9
NNW 8
N 8
NNW 8
SW 8
S 11
15 15 14 12 11 12 12 16
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 85% 85% 84% 82% 79% 80% 82%
UV
- - - 1 2 1 - -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light shower (night)
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 50% 50% 40%
11°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
S 16
SSE 19
SSE 22
SSE 25
SSE 27
SSE 25
S 23
S 20
23 27 32 37 39 35 33 28
G G VG G G G G G
Humidity
84% 84% 84% 84% 85% 85% 87% 87%
UV
- - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Light shower (day) Light shower (day) Light shower (day) Light shower (night) Light shower (night)
Chance of precipitation
40% 40% 30% 40% 30% 30% 40% 30%
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
SSW 19
SSW 19
SSW 19
WSW 19
SW 19
WSW 17
W 17
W 17
27 27 27 27 27 25 24 24
G G G G G VG VG G
Humidity
87% 87% 86% 85% 84% 84% 85% 86%
UV
- - - 1 2 1 - -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Light shower (night) Partly cloudy (night) Partly cloudy (night) Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
W 17
NNW 16
WNW 16
N 17
WNW 17
NW 17
NNW 16
WNW 16
24 23 23 24 25 24 23 23
G G G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
87% 87% 86% 85% 84% 83% 84% 85%
UV
- - - 1 2 1 - -
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Orkney & Shetland weather forecast

Headline:

Frequent showers. Cold and windy.

Today:

It will be a cold and windy day with frequent showers, some heavy, and strong, gusty northwesterly winds. Also mostly cloudy with occasional brighter spells. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Further showers, heavy at times, perhaps merging into the odd longer outbreak of rain. Mostly strong northwesterly winds, but they should ease across Shetland overnight. Minimum temperature 5 °C.

Tuesday:

Another showery day, but the showers should be more scattered with some drier and brighter spells. Chilly winds, turning north or northeast. Maximum temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Often dry and bright on Wednesday and Thursday with sunny spells and chilly nights. However, the chance of the odd shower, winds light. Rain and strengthening winds later on Friday.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

A large area of rain is likely to start in the west early on Friday, then spread eastwards to affect all areas by evening. Clearer weather is expected to follow, albeit with fresh winds and showers at times. Strong winds or gales are possible in the north. The unsettled regime is then expected to continue dominating the UK weather. Showers or longer periods of rain are likely for most parts of the country, with the highest rainfall expected in the west and northwest. Winds may become strong at times, most likely in the northwest. A shift towards more settled weather could possibly begin at the end of this period. Temperatures rather cold at first, then trending close to average.

Updated:

Drier and more settled conditions are likely to become more prevalent across the UK through this period, especially in the south. Some periods of wetter weather remain probable at times, most likely in the northwest. Temperatures are expected to trend near to or slightly above average.

Updated:

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