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Wind, waves & weather forecast Forties/North Sea

Spot profile
  • Sunrise: 05:10
  • Sunset: 20:33
Current weather
3° C
11 kts
Severe weather
Last update: 05:43 local time
Local date Tuesday, Apr 28 Wednesday, Apr 29
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 22
21
17
14
12
17
16
12
14
9
21
21
22
20
17
22
Wind gusts (kts)
26
24
19
15
13
19
18
15
14
11
24
24
26
22
18
24
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.8
1.8
1.9
1.9
1.8
1.8
1.8
1.7
1.6
1.6
1.7
1.8
2.0
2.0
1.9
1.9
Wave period (s)
11
11
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
2
3
0
1
1
2
0
1
0
2
3
3
1
2
1
Air pressure (hPa) 1004 1003 1001 1002 1003 1004 1006 1006 1006 1004 1003 1000 999 994 993 995
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
8
7
7
8
7
7
7
7
7
Local date Thursday, Apr 30 Friday, May 01
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 22
21
21
23
21
20
17
15
16
16
15
13
13
12
12
11
Wind gusts (kts)
24
24
24
26
24
23
18
16
17
17
16
13
14
13
12
12
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.2
2.2
2.2
2.2
2.2
2.1
2.0
1.9
1.9
Wave period (s)
8
8
9
8
8
8
8
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
4
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 997 999 1001 1003 1006 1008 1009 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1016 1017 1017
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
7
7
8
8
7
7
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
Local date Saturday, May 02 Sunday, May 03
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 12
10
8
4
2
4
9
13
16
19
23
26
27
27
28
27
Wind gusts (kts)
12
10
8
5
3
5
11
15
19
23
27
31
34
37
39
38
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.8
1.7
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.3
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.8
2.0
2.2
Wave period (s)
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
7
7
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1017 1016 1015 1014 1012 1011 1010 1009 1007 1006 1005
Air temperature (°C)
6
6
6
6
6
6
7
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
9
Local date Monday, May 04 Tuesday, May 05
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 27
27
32
39
40
25
23
23
19
27
37
33
27
27
25
28
Wind gusts (kts)
39
39
43
50
54
35
34
33
29
39
47
42
33
37
32
34
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.5
2.6
2.7
2.8
2.7
2.6
2.5
2.4
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.4
Wave period (s)
7
7
7
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
4
8
0
0
1
2
0
1
1
2
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1003 1001 998 993 988 990 991 992 992 991 988 988 987 993 998 1002
Air temperature (°C)
9
9
8
8
9
9
10
9
9
9
8
9
8
8
9
8
Local date Wednesday, May 06 Thursday, May 07
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 30
29
27
27
27
28
23
19
20
22
20
17
14
14
15
20
Wind gusts (kts)
34
34
31
30
32
33
30
25
25
26
23
21
20
19
21
28
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.4
2.5
2.4
2.4
2.4
2.3
2.3
2.2
2.2
2.1
2.1
1.9
1.8
1.7
1.6
Wave period (s)
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
7
7
7
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1004 1005 1006 1007 1007 1007 1008 1011 1013 1015 1016 1019 1021 1022 1022 1021
Air temperature (°C)
8
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
9
9
9

Description

This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Forties/North Sea 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 13 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/North Sea 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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