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Wind, waves & weather forecast Forties/North Sea

Spot profile
  • Sunrise: 05:38
  • Sunset: 18:21
Current weather
7° C
13 kts
Severe weather
Last update: 16:39 local time
Local date Friday, Mar 27 Saturday, Mar 28
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 6
4
5
11
15
14
14
15
15
14
21
34
36
31
30
25
Wind gusts (kts)
6
4
5
13
16
15
16
20
19
18
26
42
44
44
37
32
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.2
1.3
1.6
2.1
3.2
3.8
3.6
3.3
Wave period (s)
6
6
6
7
7
7
7
10
13
13
7
6
7
8
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
11
4
4
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1006 1008 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1014 1013 1011 1007 1001 992 986 986 989
Air temperature (°C)
6
6
6
7
7
7
7
8
8
7
7
7
7
9
8
7
Local date Sunday, Mar 29 Monday, Mar 30
Local time 00h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 24
18
13
11
9
4
8
14
25
30
30
27
26
21
20
33
Wind gusts (kts)
28
21
15
12
9
5
9
15
28
34
35
31
30
25
23
41
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.0
2.8
2.5
2.1
1.9
1.8
1.7
1.9
2.4
2.7
3.2
3.4
3.4
3.2
3.0
3.0
Wave period (s)
8
8
7
7
7
7
8
7
7
7
8
9
9
9
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
6
Air pressure (hPa) 990 990 989 988 987 985 985 986 988 991 994 996 998 999 994 984
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
7
7
6
6
6
7
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
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Local date Tuesday, Mar 31 Wednesday, Apr 01
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 32
32
30
30
48
41
36
32
35
33
31
31
28
21
14
12
Wind gusts (kts)
42
43
39
37
58
51
45
38
40
37
36
37
32
24
16
12
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.3
3.8
4.5
5.5
6.4
6.2
5.8
5.3
5.1
4.9
4.7
4.6
4.8
4.4
4.0
3.7
Wave period (s)
8
8
9
10
11
11
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
10
1
1
1
2
1
1
0
1
1
2
1
1
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 978 977 973 972 976 985 991 995 998 1000 1003 1007 1011 1012 1013 1012
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
8
8
7
6
7
6
6
7
6
7
7
7
7
Local date Thursday, Apr 02 Friday, Apr 03
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 16
25
22
20
36
36
34
36
30
29
22
19
20
19
18
17
Wind gusts (kts)
17
29
28
27
39
43
39
41
34
32
22
21
22
20
19
18
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.5
3.4
3.3
3.3
3.3
3.3
3.3
3.2
3.1
3.1
3.1
3.1
3.1
3.1
3.1
3.2
Wave period (s)
10
10
10
9
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
3
10
6
6
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1008 1000 988 984 987 1001 1009 1014 1017 1019 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1027
Air temperature (°C)
6
5
7
8
7
6
5
3
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Local date Saturday, Apr 04 Sunday, Apr 05
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 17
17
15
13
11
9
5
1
7
14
18
23
27
27
25
25
Wind gusts (kts)
18
18
17
15
12
9
5
2
8
15
21
27
33
33
33
35
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.3
3.3
3.4
3.4
3.4
3.4
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.5
3.5
Wave period (s)
10
9
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1028 1028 1030 1031 1032 1033 1033 1034 1034 1033 1032 1030 1028 1026 1025 1023
Air temperature (°C)
4
4
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
6
6
6
7
7
8
8

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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