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Wind, waves & weather forecast Sanday Airport/Orkney

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  • Sunrise: 08:28
  • Sunset: 16:17
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Last update: 10:50 local time
Local date Wednesday, Jan 28 Thursday, Jan 29
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 26
24
25
21
27
26
30
27
22
25
20
16
18
20
24
24
Wind gusts (kts)
36
30
29
22
30
29
33
29
24
27
22
18
20
23
27
31
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
4.0
4.0
3.9
3.9
3.8
3.8
4.0
4.2
4.3
4.3
4.3
4.3
4.2
4.1
4.4
4.8
Wave period (s)
13
13
13
13
16
15
15
15
15
16
16
16
16
16
15
15
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
5
2
3
0
2
0
2
1
3
2
2
1
1
0
1
6
Air pressure (hPa) 990 985 979 976 975 974 972 970 969 967 966 964 963 961 959 955
Air temperature (°C)
9
9
8
6
6
5
5
5
6
5
5
5
6
6
6
7
Local date Friday, Jan 30 Saturday, Jan 31
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 27
17
17
8
5
11
25
26
28
33
37
39
41
41
40
40
Wind gusts (kts)
30
19
18
9
6
12
28
29
31
38
42
44
46
46
44
46
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
5.3
5.4
5.2
5.0
4.8
4.9
5.1
5.1
5.0
5.3
5.7
6.2
7.1
7.2
6.8
6.3
Wave period (s)
15
15
15
15
15
14
14
14
13
13
13
13
12
13
13
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
8
1
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
2
0
2
2
3
1
Air pressure (hPa) 954 957 963 967 969 970 972 974 976 978 981 983 985 987 989 990
Air temperature (°C)
8
7
6
6
6
6
7
7
7
6
6
5
5
5
5
5
Local date Sunday, Feb 01 Monday, Feb 02
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 41
39
35
33
32
28
27
25
23
22
18
14
17
21
25
29
Wind gusts (kts)
46
44
38
37
36
30
30
29
26
25
21
15
19
22
26
31
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
6.0
5.7
5.4
5.1
4.8
4.5
4.1
3.8
3.4
3.2
3.3
3.2
3.0
2.9
2.8
2.8
Wave period (s)
12
12
12
12
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
10
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
2
1
1
1
2
1
1
0
0
1
1
0
0
1
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 992 994 997 998 1000 1000 1001 1001 1000 1000 999 998 997 997 998 1000
Air temperature (°C)
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
5
3
3
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Local date Tuesday, Feb 03 Wednesday, Feb 04
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 29
35
34
31
27
24
22
20
17
15
15
13
12
10
9
8
Wind gusts (kts)
33
39
39
36
30
26
24
21
19
18
16
13
13
11
10
8
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.7
2.7
2.7
2.8
2.9
3.1
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.4
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.6
Wave period (s)
10
10
10
10
10
11
11
11
11
12
12
12
12
12
12
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
1
2
0
2
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1001 1001 1002 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1010 1011 1013 1014 1014 1015 1017
Air temperature (°C)
3
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
5
4
4
4
5
5
Local date Thursday, Feb 05 Friday, Feb 06
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 4
7
14
10
10
12
12
14
16
15
15
15
14
14
14
12
Wind gusts (kts)
4
9
16
12
11
13
14
15
18
17
18
18
16
16
16
14
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.6
3.7
3.9
4.1
4.2
4.4
4.3
Wave period (s)
13
14
14
14
14
14
14
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1018 1019 1019 1020 1020 1020 1021 1021 1021 1021 1021 1021 1022 1021 1022 1021
Air temperature (°C)
5
5
6
7
8
7
7
7
7
7
6
7
7
7
7
7

Description

This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Sanday Airport/Orkney 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 Sanday Airport/Orkney 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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