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Wind, waves & weather forecast Lerwick

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Current weather
3° C
21 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 10:51 local time
Local date Thursday, Jan 29 Friday, Jan 30
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 18
17
14
13
15
25
24
28
22
26
25
24
28
25
16
19
Wind gusts (kts)
22
21
18
16
18
30
29
35
28
31
30
30
34
30
19
23
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.4
2.4
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.6
2.9
3.1
3.3
3.6
4.0
4.2
4.2
3.8
3.5
3.6
Wave period (s)
15
16
16
16
16
16
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
14
14
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
2
2
0
0
1
1
0
0
1
Air pressure (hPa) 959 958 957 956 955 952 948 949 951 953 953 953 955 954 956 961
Air temperature (°C)
4
4
4
4
5
5
6
7
7
6
6
6
6
6
6
5
Local date Saturday, Jan 31 Sunday, Feb 01
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 14
8
11
15
29
30
26
28
32
33
31
30
29
26
24
21
Wind gusts (kts)
16
9
14
18
35
35
32
36
39
41
38
37
37
32
29
25
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
4.0
4.0
3.8
3.8
4.2
4.4
4.5
4.7
4.9
5.2
5.4
5.1
4.5
4.0
3.7
3.3
Wave period (s)
14
13
13
13
13
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
0
0
1
2
3
0
2
1
3
1
2
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 965 967 969 971 971 972 973 974 975 976 978 979 981 983 984 985
Air temperature (°C)
5
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
Local date Monday, Feb 02 Tuesday, Feb 03
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
20
22
25
24
20
17
17
18
17
17
24
23
18
16
Wind gusts (kts)
26
24
23
28
29
28
23
20
20
21
20
20
30
27
22
20
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.0
2.8
2.7
2.6
2.6
2.5
2.6
2.6
2.7
2.7
2.2
2.1
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.3
Wave period (s)
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
10
11
10
10
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 986 987 987 986 985 986 987 987 987 987 988 988 989 990 991 991
Air temperature (°C)
4
3
2
3
4
4
3
2
3
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
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Local date Wednesday, Feb 04 Thursday, Feb 05
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 22
23
22
21
18
15
12
12
11
10
8
8
6
8
9
10
Wind gusts (kts)
28
28
29
26
21
18
16
14
14
11
10
9
6
9
10
11
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.3
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.5
2.6
2.6
2.7
2.7
2.8
3.0
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.4
Wave period (s)
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
12
12
11
11
11
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 993 995 997 1000 1003 1005 1009 1011 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017
Air temperature (°C)
5
5
5
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
4
5
Local date Friday, Feb 06 Saturday, Feb 07
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 11
16
16
22
24
24
25
24
24
23
21
19
18
14
8
3
Wind gusts (kts)
14
21
20
27
30
32
32
30
31
28
26
23
21
18
11
5
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1016 1014 1012 1014 1015 1015 1016 1016 1017 1018 1020 1021 1022 1022 1023 1023
Air temperature (°C)
5
5
7
5
6
6
6
6
5
5
4
4
5
5
5
5

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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