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Wind, waves & weather forecast Forties 3 Platform

Spot profile
  • Sunrise: 08:35
  • Sunset: 15:15
Current weather
10° C
26 kts
Severe weather
Last update: 11:45 local time
Local date Sunday, Dec 21 Monday, Dec 22
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 17
21
26
29
33
27
22
19
22
22
23
25
27
27
29
30
Wind gusts (kts)
19
24
32
40
44
37
30
26
28
32
33
33
33
34
35
36
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.6
2.4
2.6
2.9
3.5
3.3
2.8
2.6
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.8
3.1
3.1
3.2
3.3
Wave period (s)
9
8
6
7
8
8
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
2
6
2
3
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1018 1017 1013 1009 1005 1003 1001 1000 999 998 998 998 998 998 998 998
Air temperature (°C)
9
9
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
Local date Tuesday, Dec 23 Wednesday, Dec 24
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 31
31
29
27
24
21
19
19
19
18
17
18
21
23
18
18
Wind gusts (kts)
38
38
36
32
28
23
21
21
20
20
19
19
23
24
19
20
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.6
3.7
3.7
3.5
3.2
2.7
2.4
2.1
1.9
1.9
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.6
2.5
2.3
Wave period (s)
8
8
8
9
9
9
9
8
8
8
12
12
11
11
11
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 999 999 1000 1001 1002 1002 1002 1003 1004 1004 1005 1005 1006 1006 1008 1012
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
7
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
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Local date Thursday, Dec 25 Friday, Dec 26
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 21
20
18
14
11
8
8
9
12
15
17
16
17
16
8
4
Wind gusts (kts)
23
22
19
15
12
8
8
9
13
17
19
18
19
17
9
4
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.1
2.0
1.8
1.7
1.5
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.3
1.3
Wave period (s)
10
10
9
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
8
5
5
6
5
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
Air pressure (hPa) 1015 1017 1019 1022 1024 1024 1026 1026 1025 1024 1022 1021 1018 1014 1010 1005
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
8
8
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
8
7
6
Local date Saturday, Dec 27 Sunday, Dec 28
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 14
24
35
44
48
47
43
41
39
37
34
30
26
24
21
Wind gusts (kts)
15
26
38
50
55
55
51
47
45
41
37
33
28
26
22
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.4
1.8
2.7
5.0
6.8
7.6
7.6
7.2
6.7
6.2
5.6
5.0
4.4
3.9
3.4
Wave period (s)
12
12
6
9
11
12
12
12
12
12
11
11
10
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
3
1
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1000 996 995 998 1001 1006 1011 1014 1016 1018 1020 1022 1024 1025 1027
Air temperature (°C)
6
7
7
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
5
5
6
6
6

Description

This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Forties 3 Platform in Scotland, United Kingdom. Windfinder specializes in wind, waves, tides and weather reports & forecasts for wind related sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, sailing or paragliding.

The Forecast is based on the GFS model. Forecasts are available worldwide. The horizontal resolution is about 27 km. Forecasts are computed 4 times a day, at about 5am, 11am, 5pm and 11pm UTC. Predictions are available in time steps of 3 hours for up to 7 days into the future. The arrows point in the direction that the wind is blowing.

Check the wind forecast for Forties 3 Platform when you want to find the best last minute travel destination for your kiteboarding, windsurfing or sailing vacation in United Kingdom.

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