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Wind, waves & weather forecast Forties/North Sea

Spot profile
  • Sunrise: 08:36
  • Sunset: 15:05
Current weather
7° C
34 kts
Severe weather
Last update: 05:54 local time
Local date Friday, Dec 19 Saturday, Dec 20
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 29
30
33
33
34
34
35
37
37
42
36
30
34
33
26
20
Wind gusts (kts)
34
35
38
38
40
39
40
43
43
50
44
35
40
39
30
22
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.3
3.8
4.4
4.4
4.8
5.0
5.2
5.5
5.8
6.3
6.4
5.5
5.1
5.0
4.5
3.8
Wave period (s)
8
8
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
11
11
11
10
10
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
1
1
3
1
2
2
2
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 991 991 991 991 992 994 994 994 995 996 997 1002 1006 1011 1014 1017
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
7
8
8
7
7
8
7
8
8
8
8
8
8
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) 18
22
27
29
29
25
28
29
30
29
30
31
32
32
30
28
Wind gusts (kts)
20
26
34
38
39
35
37
38
36
35
36
37
38
39
36
33
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.2
3.0
3.1
3.4
3.7
3.5
3.4
3.6
4.3
4.5
4.4
4.3
4.5
4.8
4.7
4.4
Wave period (s)
10
10
12
7
8
8
8
8
9
9
9
9
9
10
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
1
2
2
3
1
1
0
1
1
2
1
1
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1017 1013 1008 1004 1001 999 997 998 998 997 996 997 998 998 1000 1000
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
9
9
9
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
8
8
9
8
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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) 26
30
21
19
16
14
17
27
29
31
28
27
25
25
23
25
Wind gusts (kts)
31
35
24
20
17
15
19
30
32
35
32
31
28
29
26
29
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
4.1
3.8
3.4
2.9
2.5
2.1
1.9
2.3
2.9
3.4
3.5
3.3
3.2
3.1
3.1
3.0
Wave period (s)
9
9
9
9
14
14
14
6
7
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
3
3
1
2
1
3
1
2
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1001 1001 1002 1001 1000 997 997 997 998 1000 1003 1005 1005 1005 1004 1008
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
7
8
8
8
8
8
8
Local date Thursday, Dec 25 Friday, Dec 26
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 22
22
23
25
28
26
22
21
15
9
7
13
19
Wind gusts (kts)
26
25
26
28
30
29
25
22
16
9
8
14
21
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.8
2.5
2.4
2.6
3.1
3.3
3.0
2.8
2.4
2.1
1.8
1.5
1.4
Wave period (s)
8
7
7
7
8
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
7
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1011 1012 1013 1015 1016 1018 1021 1024 1026 1028 1029 1030 1030
Air temperature (°C)
8
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7

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 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/North Sea when you want to find the best last minute travel destination for your kiteboarding, windsurfing or sailing vacation in United Kingdom.

Units Our default units are knots and degrees Celsius. These are often used by sailors, kiters, surfers, windsurfers or paragliders. You can change units on our settings page.

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