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Marine observations - Kirkwall Airport

  • Location 58.954, -2.9
  • Altitude 26 m above mean sea level
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Saturday (3 December 2022)

19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Weather
Weather Symbol Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature
6.4°
6.2°
5.9°
4.8°
5.2°
Wind Direction and speed
SSE 11
SE 10
SE 9
SE 7
ESE 4
Wind gust 17 17 14 12 17
Visibility 32 29 32 35 40
Humidity 83% 84% 82% 83% 89%
Pressure 1,027 1,027 1,028 1,028 1,028
Dew point temperature 3.7° 3.8° 3.1° 2.2° 3.6°

Sunday (4 December 2022)

00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00
Weather
Weather Symbol Overcast Light rain Cloudy Overcast Clear night Overcast Partly cloudy (night) Clear night Overcast Clear night Overcast Sunny day Overcast Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature
5.7°
5.4°
5.5°
5.0°
3.9°
4.4°
3.8°
2.9°
3.2°
2.8°
5.3°
4.2°
5.0°
4.4°
3.8°
3.4°
4.5°
5.0°
4.9°
Wind Direction and speed
SE 8
SSE 11
SE 11
ESE 10
SE 9
SSE 7
ESE 9
SE 8
ESE 6
ESE 8
E 6
E 7
ESE 5
E 5
ESE 8
E 5
E 6
E 7
E 5
Wind gust 14 21 14 16 12 14 12 11 12 10 14 11 14 10 10 10 8 9 9
Visibility 5 9 29 32 26 29 40 32 32 32 32 32 32 29 40 35 32 32 32
Humidity 88% 91% 86% 86% 90% 90% 85% 86% 85% 83% 82% 81% 81% 77% 82% 82% 83% 79% 80%
Pressure 1,028 1,028 1,029 1,029 1,029 1,029 1,030 1,030 1,030 1,031 1,031 1,031 1,031 1,031 1,031 1,031 1,031 1,032 1,032
Dew point temperature 3.9° 4.0° 3.4° 2.9° 2.4° 2.9° 1.6° 0.9° 1.0° 0.3° 2.5° 1.2° 2.1° 0.7° 1.1° 0.7° 1.9° 1.7° 1.8°

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