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Wind, waves & weather forecast Pentland Firth

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Current weather
7° C
19 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 10:53 local time
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) 13
13
18
21
24
23
23
26
28
32
32
24
15
11
19
33
Wind gusts (kts)
17
17
23
33
35
36
42
45
51
53
50
39
23
14
38
55
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.6
2.4
2.2
2.1
2.2
2.5
3.0
3.3
3.5
3.8
3.9
3.4
3.1
3.0
3.1
3.3
Wave period (s)
17
17
17
16
16
15
7
11
11
9
10
16
17
17
17
16
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
4
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1020 1019 1016 1013 1010 1006 1002 998 995 994 997 1000 1001 998 993 991
Air temperature (°C)
6
6
6
8
9
9
9
9
10
10
10
9
10
8
11
12
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) 33
28
21
14
15
24
22
20
18
16
14
14
19
25
22
32
Wind gusts (kts)
47
38
31
19
19
29
31
27
25
21
18
18
23
35
33
38
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.4
3.2
3.0
3.0
3.2
3.3
3.2
3.1
2.9
2.8
2.7
2.7
2.8
3.0
3.1
3.2
Wave period (s)
16
16
16
16
17
17
17
17
16
16
16
16
16
15
15
14
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
6
12
2
Air pressure (hPa) 994 1001 1005 1007 1009 1011 1013 1017 1018 1019 1018 1016 1012 1004 995 999
Air temperature (°C)
10
7
6
6
6
7
6
6
5
5
5
6
5
5
7
7
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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 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 28
27
21
16
13
9
12
22
26
29
33
27
21
18
18
22
Wind gusts (kts)
35
34
28
21
15
11
14
29
34
37
44
37
30
25
28
35
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.4
3.4
3.1
2.7
2.3
2.0
1.8
1.7
2.1
1.9
2.1
2.5
2.7
2.9
3.0
3.1
Wave period (s)
14
13
13
13
13
14
13
13
11
11
10
7
8
8
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1010 1016 1021 1025 1028 1029 1029 1029 1027 1024 1021 1021 1022 1022 1022 1021
Air temperature (°C)
6
6
6
6
7
7
6
6
6
7
7
7
9
9
8
8
Local date Thursday, Mar 12 Friday, Mar 13
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 24
25
28
29
27
24
14
13
11
8
5
7
14
19
21
26
Wind gusts (kts)
37
40
43
46
41
37
24
23
15
9
5
10
19
26
30
36
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.0
3.0
3.0
2.9
2.8
2.8
2.7
2.6
2.6
2.5
2.5
2.4
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.2
Wave period (s)
9
9
9
10
11
11
12
11
11
11
12
11
11
12
12
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1018 1015 1013 1012 1013 1018 1023 1029 1033 1036 1039 1040 1040 1038 1037 1037
Air temperature (°C)
9
9
9
10
12
10
9
8
7
6
5
7
8
8
7
7
Local date Saturday, Mar 14 Sunday, Mar 15
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
26
26
27
27
27
24
24
22
23
25
25
25
25
25
Wind gusts (kts)
38
36
35
34
35
35
37
34
34
31
32
36
36
35
35
36
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.2
2.1
2.0
1.9
1.9
2.0
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.4
2.4
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
Wave period (s)
12
12
12
11
12
11
11
12
12
12
12
11
11
11
10
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1037 1038 1038 1039 1039 1038 1038 1039 1039 1039 1039 1039 1038 1037 1036 1036
Air temperature (°C)
6
6
6
7
8
8
7
6
6
6
6
7
8
8
7
6

Description

This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Pentland Firth 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 Pentland Firth when you want to find the best last minute travel destination for your kiteboarding, windsurfing or sailing vacation in United Kingdom.

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