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Wind, waves & weather forecast Forties/North Sea

Spot profile
  • Sunrise: 06:34
  • Sunset: 17:36
Severe weather
Last update: 23:10 local time
Local date Saturday, Mar 07 Sunday, Mar 08
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 36
37
36
31
28
30
35
34
32
30
22
7
3
2
28
24
Wind gusts (kts)
49
52
51
45
42
47
55
52
50
46
30
11
4
2
32
28
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
4.0
4.4
4.5
4.2
3.9
3.7
3.9
4.1
4.1
3.7
3.3
3.0
2.8
2.6
2.5
2.4
Wave period (s)
8
9
9
9
9
8
8
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
13
15
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
2
2
3
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
2
2
3
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1008 1006 1006 1007 1007 1005 1004 1004 1004 1004 1005 1008 1009 1011 1014 1018
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
9
9
8
9
10
10
10
9
8
7
7
7
7
7
Local date Monday, Mar 09 Tuesday, Mar 10
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 22
19
14
15
19
25
32
32
35
47
45
32
30
23
20
14
Wind gusts (kts)
25
21
16
17
21
29
38
45
47
59
59
43
37
28
26
18
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.4
2.4
2.4
2.3
2.5
2.8
3.4
4.0
4.8
4.8
4.4
4.1
3.7
3.3
2.8
2.4
Wave period (s)
14
16
16
15
14
12
10
11
11
11
11
11
11
10
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1020 1022 1023 1023 1021 1017 1012 1004 1001 997 1005 1013 1018 1021 1026 1029
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
6
6
6
6
6
8
8
8
8
8
7
7
7
7
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Local date Wednesday, Mar 11 Thursday, Mar 12
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 10
11
18
23
29
33
33
31
30
30
33
35
35
36
21
24
Wind gusts (kts)
12
13
22
30
37
43
41
42
42
42
46
48
49
50
31
30
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.2
2.1
2.2
2.4
2.8
3.0
2.9
3.1
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.5
3.6
3.8
3.8
3.6
Wave period (s)
10
9
8
7
8
8
8
8
8
9
9
8
9
9
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
4
1
3
2
6
0
3
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1030 1031 1030 1030 1028 1026 1024 1024 1022 1020 1018 1017 1015 1014 1018 1023
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
8
8
7
Local date Friday, Mar 13 Saturday, Mar 14
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 22
20
17
13
10
8
7
5
5
4
2
7
8
8
8
10
Wind gusts (kts)
28
28
23
18
14
10
8
6
5
4
2
8
11
9
10
13
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.4
3.3
3.0
2.9
2.8
2.7
2.6
2.5
2.4
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
Wave period (s)
9
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1028 1031 1035 1039 1042 1043 1045 1048 1049 1049 1050 1050 1050 1050 1049 1049
Air temperature (°C)
7
8
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
7
Local date Sunday, Mar 15 Monday, Mar 16
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 14
13
12
13
13
13
13
15
18
18
20
24
22
21
22
Wind gusts (kts)
19
18
17
19
18
18
17
22
25
23
23
26
25
24
24
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.6
2.6
2.6
2.5
2.5
2.4
2.4
2.5
2.5
2.4
2.4
Wave period (s)
8
8
8
8
9
9
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1049 1049 1049 1049 1048 1047 1046 1046 1045 1043 1043 1043 1042 1041 1040
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
8
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
5
5
6
5

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.

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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