Bu Sands (Orkney Islands) weather

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    Today (14 July 2024)
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    Chance of precipitation
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    Temperature
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    Feels like temperature (°C)
    45°
    45°
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    46°
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    48°
    10°
    50°
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    Wind direction and speed
    NNE
    13
    22
    11
    6
    4
    NNE
    13
    21
    11
    6
    4
    NNE
    13
    21
    11
    6
    4
    NNE
    14
    22
    12
    6
    4
    N
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    NNE
    15
    25
    13
    7
    4
    NNE
    15
    25
    13
    7
    4
    NNE
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    N
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    N
    15
    23
    13
    7
    4
    N
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    N
    15
    23
    13
    7
    4
    N
    15
    23
    13
    6
    4
    N
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    N
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    N
    15
    23
    13
    6
    4
    N
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    N
    14
    22
    12
    6
    4
    N
    13
    21
    11
    6
    4
    NNW
    12
    20
    10
    6
    3
    Wind gust (mph)
    24
    38
    21
    11
    5
    23
    38
    20
    10
    5
    24
    39
    21
    11
    5
    25
    40
    22
    11
    6
    25
    40
    22
    11
    6
    25
    40
    22
    11
    6
    24
    39
    21
    11
    5
    23
    37
    20
    10
    5
    23
    37
    20
    10
    5
    23
    37
    20
    10
    5
    23
    36
    20
    10
    5
    22
    36
    19
    10
    5
    23
    37
    20
    10
    5
    23
    38
    20
    10
    5
    23
    38
    20
    10
    5
    23
    38
    20
    10
    5
    23
    36
    20
    10
    5
    22
    36
    19
    10
    5
    22
    36
    19
    10
    5
    22
    35
    19
    10
    5
    Visibility
    G
    13
    G
    17
    G
    18
    VG
    25
    VG
    27
    VG
    29
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    Humidity
    96%
    94%
    94%
    95%
    93%
    92%
    92%
    90%
    88%
    87%
    87%
    86%
    86%
    86%
    86%
    86%
    87%
    88%
    88%
    88%
    UV
    -
    -
    1
    1
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    5
    5
    3
    2
    1
    1
    1
    -
    -
    -
    Wind direction and speed
    Height of waves offshore (m)
    0.6
    0.6
    0.6
    0.7
    0.7
    0.7
    0.7
    0.8
    0.8
    0.8
    0.8
    0.8
    0.8
    0.8
    0.8
    0.7
    0.7
    0.7
    0.7
    0.7
    Period of waves offshore (s)
    6
    6
    6
    7
    7
    7
    8
    8
    8
    8
    8
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    Direction of waves offshore
    Monday (15 July 2024)
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    Weather symbols
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    Overcast
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    Overcast
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    11°
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    NNW
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    NNW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    NNW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    NNW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    NNW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    NW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    NW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    NW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    NW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    NW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    NW
    11
    19
    10
    5
    3
    NW
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    WNW
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    WNW
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    WNW
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    WNW
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    WNW
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    WNW
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    WNW
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    WNW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    WNW
    10
    17
    9
    5
    3
    WNW
    10
    15
    9
    4
    3
    W
    9
    14
    8
    4
    3
    W
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    21
    33
    18
    9
    5
    21
    34
    18
    9
    5
    21
    33
    18
    9
    5
    21
    33
    18
    9
    5
    20
    33
    17
    9
    5
    20
    33
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    33
    17
    9
    5
    21
    33
    18
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    33
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    19
    31
    17
    9
    5
    19
    30
    17
    8
    5
    17
    28
    15
    8
    4
    17
    27
    15
    8
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    16
    25
    14
    7
    4
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    29
    VG
    28
    VG
    28
    VG
    27
    VG
    26
    VG
    25
    VG
    23
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    VG
    22
    89%
    89%
    89%
    89%
    89%
    89%
    88%
    88%
    88%
    88%
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    90%
    91%
    91%
    90%
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    90%
    90%
    89%
    90%
    90%
    91%
    91%
    92%
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    1
    1
    1
    2
    3
    3
    4
    4
    4
    4
    3
    2
    1
    1
    -
    -
    -
    -
    0.7
    0.6
    0.6
    0.6
    0.6
    0.6
    0.6
    0.5
    0.5
    0.5
    0.5
    0.4
    0.4
    0.4
    0.4
    0.4
    0.4
    0.4
    0.4
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    7
    7
    6
    Tuesday (16 July 2024)
    Time
    00:00
    01:00
    04:00
    07:00
    10:00
    13:00
    16:00
    19:00
    22:00
    Weather symbols
    Overcast
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Partly cloudy night
    30%
    30%
    30%
    30%
    20%
    20%
    20%
    20%
    10%
    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    12°
    54°
    13°
    55°
    13°
    56°
    13°
    55°
    12°
    54°
    10°
    49°
    10°
    49°
    10°
    50°
    10°
    50°
    11°
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    11°
    51°
    W
    8
    12
    7
    3
    3
    W
    7
    12
    6
    3
    2
    WSW
    7
    11
    6
    3
    2
    WSW
    7
    11
    6
    3
    2
    WSW
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    W
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    W
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    WNW
    8
    14
    7
    4
    3
    W
    7
    11
    6
    3
    2
    13
    22
    11
    6
    4
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    13
    22
    11
    6
    4
    13
    22
    11
    6
    4
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    12
    20
    10
    6
    3
    13
    21
    11
    6
    4
    VG
    23
    VG
    23
    VG
    23
    VG
    23
    VG
    24
    VG
    24
    VG
    24
    VG
    25
    VG
    26
    92%
    92%
    92%
    91%
    89%
    87%
    87%
    86%
    88%
    -
    -
    -
    1
    3
    5
    3
    1
    -
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.1
    6
    6
    6
    6
    5
    5
    5
    5
    5
    Wednesday (17 July 2024)
    Time
    01:00
    04:00
    07:00
    10:00
    13:00
    16:00
    19:00
    22:00
    Weather symbols
    Cloudy
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Cloudy
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Cloudy
    10%
    10%
    10%
    10%
    20%
    10%
    10%
    20%
    12°
    53°
    11°
    52°
    12°
    53°
    13°
    56°
    14°
    58°
    14°
    58°
    14°
    57°
    13°
    55°
    10°
    50°
    10°
    50°
    11°
    51°
    12°
    53°
    13°
    55°
    13°
    55°
    12°
    54°
    11°
    52°
    W
    7
    11
    6
    3
    2
    WSW
    7
    12
    6
    3
    2
    WSW
    7
    12
    6
    3
    2
    WSW
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SW
    10
    16
    9
    4
    3
    S
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SSE
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SE
    10
    17
    9
    5
    3
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    16
    25
    14
    7
    4
    15
    25
    13
    7
    4
    15
    25
    13
    7
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    18
    29
    16
    8
    4
    VG
    28
    VG
    29
    VG
    30
    VG
    29
    VG
    28
    VG
    27
    VG
    25
    VG
    24
    89%
    87%
    85%
    84%
    83%
    84%
    86%
    91%
    -
    -
    1
    4
    6
    4
    1
    -
    0.1
    0.1
    0.1
    0.1
    0.2
    0.3
    0.6
    0.8
    5
    4
    4
    5
    6
    6
    6
    6
    Thursday (18 July 2024)
    Time
    01:00
    04:00
    07:00
    10:00
    13:00
    16:00
    19:00
    22:00
    Weather symbols
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Light shower day
    Light shower day
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Overcast
    40%
    50%
    50%
    60%
    60%
    40%
    30%
    30%
    13°
    55°
    13°
    55°
    13°
    55°
    13°
    56°
    14°
    57°
    14°
    57°
    14°
    57°
    13°
    55°
    10°
    51°
    10°
    50°
    10°
    50°
    10°
    50°
    11°
    51°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    10°
    50°
    SE
    12
    20
    10
    5
    3
    SE
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    SE
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    SSE
    19
    30
    17
    8
    5
    SSE
    18
    29
    16
    8
    4
    WSW
    17
    28
    15
    8
    4
    SW
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    SW
    15
    25
    13
    7
    4
    19
    31
    17
    9
    5
    24
    39
    21
    11
    5
    29
    47
    25
    13
    6
    30
    48
    26
    13
    6
    28
    45
    24
    13
    6
    27
    44
    23
    12
    6
    24
    39
    21
    11
    5
    24
    39
    21
    11
    5
    VG
    23
    VG
    21
    VG
    20
    G
    18
    G
    18
    G
    19
    G
    19
    G
    19
    92%
    93%
    93%
    93%
    93%
    92%
    90%
    90%
    -
    -
    1
    3
    5
    3
    1
    -
    0.8
    0.9
    1.3
    1.4
    1.3
    1.1
    1.2
    1.3
    5
    5
    5
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    Friday (19 July 2024)
    Time
    01:00
    04:00
    07:00
    10:00
    13:00
    16:00
    19:00
    22:00
    Weather symbols
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    30%
    20%
    20%
    20%
    20%
    20%
    20%
    20%
    13°
    55°
    12°
    54°
    12°
    54°
    14°
    57°
    15°
    59°
    15°
    59°
    14°
    57°
    13°
    55°
    10°
    50°
    10°
    49°
    10°
    50°
    11°
    52°
    13°
    55°
    12°
    54°
    11°
    52°
    10°
    51°
    SSW
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    SW
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    S
    14
    22
    12
    6
    4
    S
    14
    22
    12
    6
    4
    SSE
    13
    22
    11
    6
    4
    SSE
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    S
    14
    22
    12
    6
    4
    S
    13
    21
    11
    6
    4
    23
    36
    20
    10
    5
    22
    35
    19
    10
    5
    23
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