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Wind, waves & weather forecast Lerwick

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Current weather
3° C
24 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 23:45 local time
Local date Tuesday, Apr 28 Wednesday, Apr 29
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 20
16
9
5
3
3
4
4
6
9
13
15
11
13
20
22
Wind gusts (kts)
24
20
10
5
3
4
4
5
7
12
15
18
13
16
24
26
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.4
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.3
1.4
1.4
1.6
1.8
1.9
Wave period (s)
7
6
6
6
6
6
7
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
7
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
1
3
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 991 990 990 992 992 993 993 993 993 993 992 992 993 993 993 994
Air temperature (°C)
5
5
6
6
7
7
7
6
6
6
6
7
8
8
7
7
Local date Thursday, Apr 30 Friday, May 01
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 22
20
19
16
15
16
15
13
13
12
13
14
15
15
12
8
Wind gusts (kts)
26
25
22
18
16
17
17
15
14
14
14
16
17
18
14
9
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.1
2.1
2.0
1.9
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.6
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.1
1.0
Wave period (s)
7
7
7
8
8
8
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 995 995 996 998 999 1000 1001 1003 1003 1003 1004 1005 1005 1006 1006 1007
Air temperature (°C)
6
6
6
7
7
6
5
4
4
4
4
4
5
5
5
4
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Local date Saturday, May 02 Sunday, May 03
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 8
10
9
8
10
13
15
20
23
24
24
25
23
23
24
26
Wind gusts (kts)
9
12
10
8
11
15
18
24
29
31
30
31
30
30
31
33
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
0.9
0.9
0.9
0.9
0.9
0.9
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.4
1.5
1.7
1.9
2.1
Wave period (s)
8
8
7
8
8
7
8
8
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
1
Air pressure (hPa) 1007 1006 1007 1007 1007 1006 1005 1004 1002 999 997 996 995 994 992 992
Air temperature (°C)
4
5
6
7
7
7
6
6
6
7
7
7
8
8
8
7
Local date Monday, May 04 Tuesday, May 05
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 26
24
23
20
18
14
15
18
11
9
11
10
10
9
8
7
Wind gusts (kts)
35
32
29
25
23
17
21
26
16
13
15
12
11
10
10
10
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.6
2.8
2.8
3.0
3.0
3.0
2.9
2.7
2.6
2.5
2.4
2.4
Wave period (s)
7
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 991 990 989 988 987 986 984 983 981 980 980 980 981 981 980 980
Air temperature (°C)
7
8
8
8
8
9
9
8
8
9
9
11
11
11
10
8
Local date Wednesday, May 06 Thursday, May 07
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 11
10
10
12
14
6
7
7
10
10
12
17
16
11
6
Wind gusts (kts)
16
13
13
17
19
7
8
9
13
13
15
20
19
13
7
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.4
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.2
2.0
1.9
1.9
1.8
1.7
Wave period (s)
8
9
8
8
8
8
9
8
8
8
8
9
8
8
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
1
0
1
1
2
1
1
Air pressure (hPa) 979 979 978 978 977 978 978 979 979 979 979 980 981 981 982
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8

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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