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Wind, waves & weather forecast Kirkwall

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Current weather
11° C
16 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 05:56 local time
Local date Thursday, Oct 23 Friday, Oct 24
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 20
20
20
19
16
15
16
22
24
23
23
24
23
23
23
23
Wind gusts (kts)
34
31
28
25
23
19
23
31
29
27
28
28
27
27
28
27
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.0
1.9
1.8
1.8
1.7
1.6
1.6
1.7
2.0
2.2
2.1
2.1
2.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
Wave period (s)
11
11
12
12
12
12
12
12
13
12
12
13
13
12
13
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
1
1
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1000 1000 1000 1001 1000 998 996 996 998 999 999 1000 999 998 998 998
Air temperature (°C)
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
11
11
10
10
11
11
11
11
Local date Saturday, Oct 25 Sunday, Oct 26
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 23
25
27
28
28
27
30
32
40
34
36
37
42
33
23
17
Wind gusts (kts)
28
30
32
36
37
42
46
51
55
46
47
46
52
40
28
19
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.0
2.1
2.1
2.2
2.4
2.5
2.7
3.0
3.7
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.8
3.6
3.2
2.6
Wave period (s)
13
14
13
13
13
12
12
12
13
14
14
14
14
15
15
15
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
1
2
1
1
0
2
2
3
0
0
0
0
1
Air pressure (hPa) 997 996 993 992 993 992 990 988 987 988 988 990 992 994 996 996
Air temperature (°C)
11
11
11
11
12
12
12
12
11
10
9
10
10
11
11
10
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Local date Monday, Oct 27 Tuesday, Oct 28
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 21
17
13
11
10
7
4
8
8
8
10
25
29
29
29
27
Wind gusts (kts)
28
24
15
13
12
8
4
9
10
12
12
28
33
35
33
31
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.3
2.0
1.8
1.7
1.5
1.4
1.2
1.1
1.0
0.9
0.9
1.3
1.9
2.3
2.5
2.4
Wave period (s)
15
14
14
13
13
12
12
11
11
11
10
10
6
8
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
2
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
5
3
4
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 994 993 995 997 999 999 999 997 993 990 989 992 994 995 998 1000
Air temperature (°C)
12
12
10
10
10
10
10
10
11
11
11
10
10
10
10
10
Local date Wednesday, Oct 29 Thursday, Oct 30
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 18
14
10
3
11
16
21
26
32
28
23
23
22
Wind gusts (kts)
20
15
11
3
13
18
24
31
39
39
33
32
30
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.8
1.5
1.2
1.1
1.0
1.0
1.2
1.6
2.0
1.9
1.6
1.5
1.5
Wave period (s)
9
9
9
9
11
10
10
5
6
6
5
5
5
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
4
5
1
1
Air pressure (hPa) 1004 1006 1008 1008 1010 1008 1006 1003 998 994 992 992 990
Air temperature (°C)
10
10
9
9
10
10
10
10
11
12
12
13
13

Description

This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Kirkwall 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 Kirkwall 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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