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Wind, waves & weather forecast Lerwick

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Current weather
7° C
19 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 23:58 local time
Local date Wednesday, May 27 Thursday, May 28
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
18
19
22
20
14
13
13
8
12
11
9
12
11
10
Wind gusts (kts)
23
23
24
25
27
26
19
17
17
10
14
12
10
13
13
12
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.3
1.4
1.6
1.7
1.9
1.8
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
Wave period (s)
9
9
10
10
11
11
11
11
11
11
10
10
10
10
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
2
3
1
1
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1005 1004 1003 1001 999 998 996 994 992 989 989 989 989 988 988 987
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
8
10
10
9
8
8
8
8
9
10
10
9
8
Local date Friday, May 29 Saturday, May 30
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 12
11
12
13
13
15
15
15
13
16
7
14
15
13
11
10
Wind gusts (kts)
15
14
14
15
15
16
17
18
17
21
8
16
17
16
13
12
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.2
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.3
1.1
1.0
Wave period (s)
10
10
11
10
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
2
4
0
1
1
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 986 985 985 985 985 986 987 989 989 989 989 992 994 996 997 998
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
9
10
10
9
8
7
8
8
10
10
10
9
8
Local date Sunday, May 31 Monday, Jun 01
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 7
6
12
18
25
30
29
19
16
14
11
12
11
13
10
7
Wind gusts (kts)
8
7
15
24
33
41
41
25
21
18
12
13
12
13
11
9
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
0.9
0.9
1.0
1.4
1.8
2.1
1.8
2.3
2.4
2.2
2.2
2.1
2.1
2.2
2.2
2.2
Wave period (s)
8
8
7
7
6
7
6
7
7
7
7
8
9
9
10
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
1
6
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 999 998 997 996 994 990 986 986 988 990 992 994 995 996 995 996
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
8
10
10
9
10
9
8
8
8
9
10
10
9
8
Local date Tuesday, Jun 02 Wednesday, Jun 03
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 7
7
8
8
8
7
7
5
3
2
3
8
13
16
13
15
Wind gusts (kts)
8
9
9
8
8
7
8
7
3
2
3
9
16
20
17
23
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.0
1.9
1.8
1.8
1.8
1.7
1.7
1.6
1.6
1.5
1.5
Wave period (s)
12
11
11
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 995 994 994 996 997 998 1000 1002 1003 1004 1005 1007 1007 1008 1008 1007
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
8
9
10
10
10
8
7
7
9
10
11
10
10
9
Local date Thursday, Jun 04 Friday, Jun 05
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 21
25
25
26
24
21
20
18
17
17
16
14
14
14
13
Wind gusts (kts)
31
36
35
34
32
28
28
25
24
23
20
18
17
17
16
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.5
1.5
1.6
1.6
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.6
1.6
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.3
Wave period (s)
10
10
11
10
10
10
11
10
11
10
10
9
9
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
3
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1004 1002 1003 1006 1009 1011 1012 1013 1013 1014 1016 1018 1019 1021 1022
Air temperature (°C)
9
10
10
10
11
10
10
9
9
9
9
10
11
11
10

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 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 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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