West Sandwick Beach (Shetland Islands) weather

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    Today (16 July 2024)
    Time
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    Weather symbols
    Light rain
    Light rain
    Mist
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Light rain
    Light rain
    Light rain
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Chance of precipitation
    60%
    60%
    40%
    40%
    40%
    40%
    60%
    60%
    50%
    40%
    30%
    20%
    20%
    30%
    30%
    30%
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    20%
    30%
    20%
    Temperature
    11°
    53°
    11°
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    11°
    52°
    11°
    53°
    12°
    53°
    12°
    54°
    12°
    54°
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    55°
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    55°
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    55°
    12°
    54°
    13°
    55°
    12°
    54°
    12°
    54°
    12°
    54°
    12°
    53°
    Feels like temperature (°C)
    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    51°
    11°
    51°
    11°
    51°
    11°
    52°
    11°
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    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    51°
    11°
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    11°
    51°
    11°
    51°
    10°
    51°
    10°
    51°
    10°
    50°
    10°
    50°
    Wind direction and speed
    S
    3
    5
    3
    2
    1
    S
    4
    7
    3
    2
    2
    S
    5
    8
    4
    2
    2
    S
    5
    8
    4
    2
    2
    S
    6
    10
    5
    3
    2
    SSW
    7
    11
    6
    3
    2
    S
    8
    12
    7
    3
    3
    S
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    S
    9
    14
    8
    4
    3
    SSW
    10
    16
    9
    4
    3
    SSW
    10
    16
    9
    5
    3
    SSW
    11
    17
    10
    5
    3
    SSW
    11
    17
    10
    5
    3
    SSW
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    SSW
    11
    17
    10
    5
    3
    SW
    11
    17
    10
    5
    3
    SW
    11
    17
    10
    5
    3
    SW
    10
    17
    9
    5
    3
    SW
    10
    16
    9
    4
    3
    SW
    10
    15
    9
    4
    3
    Wind gust (mph)
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    13
    20
    11
    6
    4
    13
    20
    11
    6
    4
    13
    21
    11
    6
    4
    13
    22
    11
    6
    4
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    17
    28
    15
    8
    4
    18
    29
    16
    8
    4
    19
    30
    17
    8
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    21
    33
    18
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    33
    17
    9
    5
    20
    33
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    Visibility
    VP
    0.8
    P
    2.5
    P
    3.3
    M
    4.4
    M
    6
    M
    7
    M
    8
    M
    9
    G
    14
    G
    12
    G
    13
    G
    13
    G
    11
    G
    12
    G
    18
    G
    19
    G
    19
    VG
    23
    VG
    26
    VG
    24
    Humidity
    99%
    99%
    99%
    98%
    97%
    96%
    94%
    94%
    93%
    93%
    93%
    94%
    95%
    95%
    96%
    96%
    96%
    97%
    96%
    96%
    UV
    -
    -
    1
    1
    1
    2
    2
    3
    3
    3
    3
    3
    2
    2
    1
    1
    -
    -
    -
    -
    Wind direction and speed
    Height of waves offshore (m)
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    Period of waves offshore (s)
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    4
    4
    6
    6
    4
    2
    Direction of waves offshore
    Wednesday (17 July 2024)
    Time
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    01:00
    02:00
    03:00
    04:00
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    Weather symbols
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Partly cloudy night
    Partly cloudy night
    20%
    30%
    20%
    20%
    20%
    10%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    10%
    10%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    <5%
    12°
    53°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    53°
    12°
    53°
    12°
    54°
    13°
    55°
    13°
    56°
    14°
    57°
    14°
    57°
    14°
    58°
    15°
    58°
    15°
    59°
    15°
    59°
    15°
    59°
    15°
    58°
    14°
    58°
    14°
    57°
    13°
    56°
    13°
    55°
    12°
    54°
    10°
    49°
    10°
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    10°
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    10°
    49°
    10°
    49°
    10°
    50°
    10°
    50°
    11°
    51°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    53°
    12°
    53°
    12°
    54°
    13°
    55°
    13°
    55°
    13°
    56°
    13°
    56°
    13°
    56°
    14°
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    SW
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SW
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SW
    9
    14
    8
    4
    3
    SW
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    SW
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    SW
    8
    12
    7
    3
    3
    SW
    7
    12
    6
    3
    2
    SW
    7
    12
    6
    3
    2
    SW
    8
    12
    7
    3
    3
    SW
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    SW
    9
    14
    8
    4
    3
    SW
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SW
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SW
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SW
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SW
    10
    15
    9
    4
    3
    SW
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    WSW
    8
    14
    7
    4
    3
    WSW
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    SW
    8
    13
    7
    3
    3
    SW
    7
    12
    6
    3
    2
    SW
    6
    10
    5
    3
    2
    SSW
    6
    9
    5
    3
    2
    SSW
    6
    9
    5
    2
    2
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    19
    30
    17
    8
    5
    18
    29
    16
    8
    4
    17
    28
    15
    8
    4
    17
    28
    15
    8
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    15
    25
    13
    7
    4
    15
    25
    13
    7
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    17
    27
    15
    8
    4
    18
    29
    16
    8
    4
    18
    29
    16
    8
    4
    17
    27
    15
    8
    4
    16
    26
    14
    7
    4
    16
    25
    14
    7
    4
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    16
    25
    14
    7
    4
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    VG
    25
    VG
    25
    VG
    23
    VG
    24
    VG
    24
    VG
    23
    VG
    23
    VG
    24
    VG
    26
    VG
    26
    VG
    27
    VG
    28
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    30
    VG
    29
    VG
    27
    VG
    23
    VG
    22
    96%
    96%
    95%
    96%
    94%
    93%
    92%
    90%
    88%
    87%
    85%
    84%
    83%
    83%
    81%
    82%
    79%
    82%
    83%
    85%
    86%
    88%
    92%
    95%
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    1
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    6
    5
    4
    3
    2
    1
    1
    1
    -
    -
    -
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    2
    2
    2
    2
    4
    2
    2
    4
    2
    2
    2
    5
    5
    5
    5
    5
    7
    7
    5
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    Thursday (18 July 2024)
    Time
    00:00
    01:00
    04:00
    07:00
    10:00
    13:00
    16:00
    19:00
    22:00
    Weather symbols
    Partly cloudy night
    Partly cloudy night
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Sunny intervals
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Partly cloudy night
    <5%
    <5%
    10%
    10%
    20%
    10%
    30%
    30%
    20%
    12°
    53°
    12°
    53°
    12°
    54°
    13°
    56°
    15°
    59°
    15°
    59°
    15°
    59°
    14°
    57°
    13°
    56°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    51°
    11°
    51°
    12°
    53°
    13°
    55°
    13°
    55°
    13°
    56°
    12°
    54°
    12°
    53°
    S
    6
    9
    5
    2
    2
    S
    6
    9
    5
    3
    2
    SSE
    7
    11
    6
    3
    2
    SSE
    10
    16
    9
    4
    3
    SSE
    13
    21
    11
    6
    4
    SSE
    13
    21
    11
    6
    4
    SSE
    11
    18
    10
    5
    3
    SSE
    10
    16
    9
    5
    3
    SSE
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    14
    23
    12
    6
    4
    15
    24
    13
    7
    4
    17
    28
    15
    8
    4
    22
    35
    19
    10
    5
    23
    38
    20
    11
    5
    24
    38
    21
    11
    5
    22
    35
    19
    10
    5
    19
    31
    17
    9
    5
    19
    31
    17
    9
    5
    VG
    22
    VG
    24
    VG
    26
    VG
    26
    VG
    27
    VG
    28
    VG
    29
    VG
    26
    VG
    20
    94%
    93%
    91%
    86%
    83%
    79%
    82%
    90%
    95%
    -
    -
    -
    1
    3
    5
    3
    1
    -
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    0.3
    0.3
    0.3
    0.2
    0.1
    0.1
    7
    7
    7
    5
    2
    2
    7
    7
    7
    Friday (19 July 2024)
    Time
    01:00
    04:00
    07:00
    10:00
    13:00
    16:00
    19:00
    22:00
    Weather symbols
    Cloudy
    Overcast
    Overcast
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    10%
    30%
    40%
    40%
    30%
    40%
    40%
    30%
    13°
    55°
    12°
    54°
    13°
    55°
    14°
    57°
    14°
    57°
    14°
    57°
    14°
    56°
    13°
    55°
    11°
    52°
    10°
    50°
    11°
    51°
    12°
    53°
    12°
    53°
    12°
    53°
    12°
    53°
    11°
    52°
    S
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SSE
    10
    16
    9
    5
    3
    SSE
    11
    17
    10
    5
    3
    S
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    S
    13
    20
    11
    6
    4
    S
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    S
    11
    17
    10
    5
    3
    S
    10
    16
    9
    4
    3
    21
    33
    18
    9
    5
    22
    36
    19
    10
    5
    23
    38
    20
    11
    5
    25
    40
    22
    11
    6
    25
    41
    22
    11
    6
    26
    41
    23
    11
    6
    25
    40
    22
    11
    6
    23
    37
    20
    10
    5
    VG
    23
    G
    19
    G
    18
    G
    19
    VG
    26
    VG
    22
    VG
    21
    VG
    28
    95%
    96%
    95%
    92%
    87%
    87%
    90%
    92%
    -
    -
    1
    3
    5
    3
    1
    -
    0.1
    0.3
    0.2
    0.3
    0.2
    0.1
    0.1
    0.1
    6
    2
    2
    2
    2
    7
    7
    7
    Saturday (20 July 2024)
    Time
    01:00
    04:00
    07:00
    10:00
    13:00
    16:00
    19:00
    22:00
    Weather symbols
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Overcast
    Overcast
    30%
    40%
    40%
    30%
    30%
    30%
    30%
    30%
    12°
    54°
    12°
    54°
    13°
    55°
    14°
    57°
    14°
    58°
    14°
    58°
    14°
    57°
    13°
    56°
    11°
    51°
    10°
    51°
    11°
    51°
    12°
    53°
    12°
    54°
    13°
    55°
    12°
    54°
    12°
    53°
    S
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    SSE
    9
    14
    8
    4
    3
    S
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    S
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    S
    12
    19
    10
    5
    3
    S
    11
    17
    10
    5
    3
    S
    10
    16
    9
    5
    3
    S
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    20
    32
    17
    9
    5
    23
    37
    20
    10
    5
    24
    38
    21
    11
    5
    25
    41
    22
    11
    6
    24
    39
    21
    11
    5
    24
    38
    21
    11
    5
    21
    34
    18
    9
    5
    18
    29
    16
    8
    4
    VG
    29
    VG
    30
    VG
    21
    VG
    23
    VG
    23
    VG
    20
    G
    19
    G
    19
    93%
    95%
    92%
    87%
    84%
    84%
    88%
    91%
    -
    -
    1
    3
    3
    2
    1
    -
    0.1
    0.1
    0.1
    0.1
    0.1
    0.2
    0.2
    0.2
    7
    7
    7
    7
    7
    5
    2
    6
    Sunday (21 July 2024)
    Time
    01:00
    04:00
    07:00
    10:00
    13:00
    16:00
    19:00
    22:00
    Weather symbols
    Overcast
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    Cloudy
    20%
    20%
    30%
    30%
    30%
    30%
    20%
    20%
    13°
    55°
    12°
    54°
    12°
    54°
    14°
    56°
    14°
    57°
    14°
    57°
    13°
    56°
    12°
    54°
    11°
    53°
    11°
    52°
    11°
    51°
    12°
    53°
    12°
    54°
    12°
    54°
    11°
    53°
    11°
    52°
    S
    7
    11
    6
    3
    2
    SW
    7
    12
    6
    3
    2
    SW
    8
    13
    7
    4
    3
    SW
    10
    16
    9
    4
    3
    SW
    10
    16
    9
    5
    3
    SW
    10
    16
    9
    5
    3
    SSW
    9
    15
    8
    4
    3
    S
    7
    12
    6
    3
    2
    19
    30
    17
    8
    5
    21
    34
    18
    9
    5
    24
    38
    21
    11
    5
    26
    41
    23
    12
    6
    26
    41
    23
    11
    6
    23
    37
    20
    10
    5