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10-day forecast

Last Updated 12:10

Sunrise 07:02

Sunset 18:47

Day overview

Today

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High 14°C 57°F Low 11°C 52°F

Heavy Rain

Wind speed 35 mph 56 km/h South Westerly

Environmental forecast

  • UV Low
  • Pollution Low

Hourly forecast

Orkney and Shetland

Today

A dry start but cloud soon thickening with a band of quite heavy rain moving through, followed by brighter weather with blustery showers later. Strong southeasterlies, then swinging southwesterly and increasing gale force, perhaps severe gale later.

Tonight

Frequent blustery showers and gale force winds this evening and early tonight, then winds moderating and showers becoming more scattered later in the night.

Met Office warnings issued for Shetland Islands

  1. Yellow early warning of wind

    Updated 27 September at 10:41
    From:
    0100 on Thu 29 September
    To:
    2000 on Thu 29 September

    Gales or severe gales are expected to develop across much of Scotland on Thursday. The strongest winds are most likely across northwestern areas, where gusts of 70 mph are possible. However, much of Scotland could see gusts of 55-60 mph.

    Please be aware that potential impacts could include minor travel disruption with some bridge restrictions, and possible damage to trees and structures. Additionally, large waves will build off northern and western coasts with the risk of some wave overtopping here.This Alert will be reviewed in the lead-up to Thursday so it is advised to keep up with the latest developments.

Key

  • Yellow:
    Be aware
  • Amber:
    Be prepared
  • Red:
    Take action
  • Rain
  • Wind
  • Snow
  • Ice
  • Fog

Issued by the Met Office

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