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Wind, waves & weather forecast Lerwick

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Current weather
4° C
21 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 00:44 local time
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) 28
27
27
24
23
22
20
20
18
14
10
20
28
27
27
23
Wind gusts (kts)
34
33
32
29
27
26
23
22
20
15
10
21
30
30
32
28
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.3
3.0
3.0
2.8
2.6
2.5
2.4
2.3
2.2
2.1
1.9
1.9
2.6
3.1
3.2
3.1
Wave period (s)
15
14
14
14
14
14
13
13
13
12
12
12
9
9
9
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
2
3
2
6
3
3
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 981 981 981 982 983 983 984 983 983 982 983 984 988 992 997 1002
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
6
6
5
6
6
Local date Thursday, Dec 25 Friday, Dec 26
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 22
21
19
15
15
16
11
13
18
21
22
23
21
21
27
31
Wind gusts (kts)
25
23
21
16
17
18
14
16
21
24
25
26
24
24
31
38
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.9
2.6
2.4
2.0
1.7
1.5
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.6
1.6
1.7
2.2
3.2
Wave period (s)
10
10
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
8
5
5
5
6
6
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
Air pressure (hPa) 1005 1009 1012 1015 1017 1019 1020 1021 1020 1018 1015 1014 1010 1005 997 986
Air temperature (°C)
6
6
6
5
5
4
5
5
6
7
7
6
6
6
6
7
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Local date Saturday, Dec 27 Sunday, Dec 28
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 39
36
39
44
38
20
37
40
52
41
38
36
32
24
23
19
Wind gusts (kts)
51
46
48
53
44
24
43
45
60
48
44
43
39
25
27
20
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
4.7
5.3
5.5
6.3
6.4
4.4
3.4
3.1
5.0
5.9
4.9
4.3
3.8
3.6
3.2
2.7
Wave period (s)
9
10
10
11
11
11
10
10
8
13
13
12
12
11
11
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
13
1
1
1
3
1
3
1
5
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 974 965 959 953 949 948 952 962 976 984 989 992 995 1003 1002 1005
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
7
8
8
8
7
5
4
4
5
5
3
6
5
Local date Monday, Dec 29 Tuesday, Dec 30
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 20
19
17
13
11
7
3
9
15
21
26
Wind gusts (kts)
21
20
18
14
12
8
3
10
17
24
30
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.5
2.5
2.3
2.0
1.7
1.5
1.3
1.1
1.0
1.1
1.6
Wave period (s)
11
11
12
11
11
10
10
10
9
9
5
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1006 1007 1008 1010 1010 1010 1010 1010 1008 1005 1002
Air temperature (°C)
4
4
3
4
4
4
3
4
5
5
6

Description

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