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Wind, waves & weather forecast Lerwick

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Current weather
2° C
11 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 23:30 local time
Local date Monday, Mar 02 Tuesday, Mar 03
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 25
18
11
12
22
18
12
19
19
17
18
18
14
14
9
11
Wind gusts (kts)
30
21
14
14
26
21
14
22
23
20
22
21
16
17
11
13
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.3
2.0
1.7
1.6
1.7
1.8
1.8
1.8
1.8
1.8
1.9
1.9
2.0
2.0
1.9
1.9
Wave period (s)
12
13
13
13
13
12
12
12
12
12
14
14
14
14
14
14
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
1
1
0
1
1
1
1
Air pressure (hPa) 966 969 970 973 974 977 979 980 981 982 982 984 984 985 987 989
Air temperature (°C)
5
4
5
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
5
4
4
4
Local date Wednesday, Mar 04 Thursday, Mar 05
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 10
15
21
19
17
18
16
9
17
24
26
29
34
22
22
23
Wind gusts (kts)
13
18
25
23
20
22
20
14
22
32
34
39
49
29
30
30
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.8
1.8
1.7
1.6
1.6
1.7
2.1
2.5
2.8
3.0
3.1
3.1
Wave period (s)
15
15
15
14
14
13
13
13
12
11
9
7
8
10
12
14
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
3
0
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 992 995 998 1004 1007 1010 1013 1014 1013 1010 1007 1003 1000 1001 1004 1006
Air temperature (°C)
4
5
5
4
5
5
4
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
7
6
Local date Friday, Mar 06 Saturday, Mar 07
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 21
18
16
20
23
31
36
34
36
28
24
22
33
40
31
22
Wind gusts (kts)
26
22
21
24
28
39
46
49
56
42
38
36
50
56
43
33
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.9
2.7
2.5
2.5
2.6
2.9
2.1
3.5
4.0
4.4
4.5
4.5
4.4
4.4
4.4
4.5
Wave period (s)
16
17
17
16
15
12
13
9
9
9
10
10
10
11
11
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
0
0
0
1
2
3
4
3
4
0
1
0
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1007 1008 1008 1007 1004 999 991 987 983 983 984 983 981 979 980 982
Air temperature (°C)
6
6
6
6
7
6
7
8
9
9
8
8
10
10
9
8
Local date Sunday, Mar 08 Monday, Mar 09
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 16
33
33
37
35
26
28
27
26
24
22
21
22
23
24
23
Wind gusts (kts)
24
44
43
48
44
34
37
34
33
30
27
25
27
28
30
29
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.3
3.9
3.7
3.7
3.6
3.6
3.4
3.2
3.0
2.9
2.8
2.8
Wave period (s)
13
12
14
14
15
14
14
13
14
14
15
14
14
14
14
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
1
1
1
2
0
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
0
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 981 981 985 988 993 997 998 1001 1003 1005 1006 1008 1009 1011 1013 1015
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
5
5
6
6
6
6
Local date Tuesday, Mar 10 Wednesday, Mar 11
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 22
18
13
8
13
16
18
24
30
33
31
31
24
13
13
Wind gusts (kts)
28
23
16
11
15
19
23
30
38
43
41
39
31
18
17
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.0
3.2
3.4
3.5
3.5
3.6
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.5
Wave period (s)
13
13
12
13
12
12
12
11
11
10
11
11
11
11
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
4
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1018 1020 1023 1024 1025 1024 1022 1020 1016 1012 1009 1008 1008 1010 1012
Air temperature (°C)
6
6
6
6
7
7
6
6
6
6
7
7
7
8
7

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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