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East and North Coasts

Location Weather Air temp. (°C) Dew pt.
temp. (°C)
Sea temp. (°C) Humidity (%) Wind speed
& direction (knots)
Visibility (NM) Pressure (hPa) Wave
period (seconds)
Wave
height (metres)
Aberdeen Airport Heavy rain 13 12 98 NE 7 2 1,020
Boulmer Light rain 15 14 99 7 1,017
Donna Nook Cloudy 18 16 87 NNE 4 4 1,016
F3
Foula
Kirkwall Overcast 12 11 91 NE 14 11 1,024
Lerwick (S. Screen) Light rain 11 10 92 ENE 12 5 1,027
Leuchars Heavy rain 13 13 100 NNE 8 4 1,019
Lossiemouth Light rain 12 11 97 NE 14 1 1,022
Manston Light shower (day) 22 17 73 S 5 12 1,017
Sandettie
Shoeburyness Sunny intervals 24 17 62 SSW 5 18 1,017
Sule Skerry
Weybourne Light shower (day) 24 21 81 S 7 13 1,016
Wick John O Groats Airport Mist 11 11 99 NNE 12 2 1,024

Offshore

Location Weather Air temp. (°C) Dew pt.
temp. (°C)
Sea temp. (°C) Humidity (%) Wind speed
& direction (knots)
Visibility (NM) Pressure (hPa) Wave
period (seconds)
Wave
height (metres)
Brittany 17 15 91 SE 8 1,017 7 2
Celtic Sea
Gascogne NNE 9 1,016 6 1
K1 16 15 16 94 E 12 1,015 6 1.8
K2
K7
M6
Pap E 14 1,014

South Coast

Location Weather Air temp. (°C) Dew pt.
temp. (°C)
Sea temp. (°C) Humidity (%) Wind speed
& direction (knots)
Visibility (NM) Pressure (hPa) Wave
period (seconds)
Wave
height (metres)
Bournemouth Airport Overcast 21 16 74 SSE 5 10 1,016
Channel Lightship 14 14 14 96 SSW 9 5 1,018 8 0.7
Culdrose Cloudy 18 14 73 SW 6 4 1,017
E1 16 14 90 SSW 5 1,018 7 1
Greenwich Light Vessel 15 14 15 95 S 2 5 1,018 7 0.4
Guernsey Cloudy 16 14 88 N 5 5 1,018
Jersey Cloudy 16 14 90 NNE 6 7 1,017
Jersey Buoy
L4
Mount Batten Overcast 18 15 83 SSW 9 7 1,017
Seven Stones 16 15 15 93 S 4 1,018 7 0.9

West Coast

Location Weather Air temp. (°C) Dew pt.
temp. (°C)
Sea temp. (°C) Humidity (%) Wind speed
& direction (knots)
Visibility (NM) Pressure (hPa) Wave
period (seconds)
Wave
height (metres)
Belfast International Airport Cloudy 17 14 82 ENE 8 11 1,018
Belmullet Cloudy 16 13 83 NNE 12 10 1,018
Campbeltown Airport Overcast 15 14 92 W 4 9 1,018
Crosby Cloudy 21 16 73 W 6 4 1,016
Islay Airport Overcast 17 13 78 E 6 21 1,018
K4
K5 11 10 11 90 NNE 16 1,026 6 1.9
M1
M2
M3
M4
M5
Malin Head Sunny day 15 13 89 NE 4 10 1,019
Roches Point 17 15 88 S 8 13 1,017
Ronaldsway Overcast 17 14 82 ESE 4 10 1,017
Skye/Lusa
South Uist Range Overcast 14 12 87 NE 18 21 1,021
St. Bees Head Overcast 15 14 93 N 8 5 1,017
Stornoway Overcast 13 12 93 NE 10 15 1,023
Tiree Cloudy 16 13 81 NNE 14 14 1,019
Valentia Observatory Cloudy 17 15 84 W 6 11 1,018
Valley Cloudy 17 15 84 S 9 3 1,017

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