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Wind, waves & weather forecast Sanday Airport/Orkney

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  • Sunrise: 09:01
  • Sunset: 15:11
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Last update: 17:54 local time
Local date Wednesday, Dec 17 Thursday, Dec 18
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 24
23
19
27
26
26
27
26
28
32
31
30
29
29
29
30
Wind gusts (kts)
26
24
26
32
31
30
31
32
35
39
39
38
35
35
34
35
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.9
2.7
2.4
2.6
2.9
3.1
3.3
3.6
4.1
4.7
5.0
5.0
5.1
5.1
5.2
5.0
Wave period (s)
12
12
12
11
8
9
10
11
13
14
14
14
15
15
16
16
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
2
2
0
0
0
1
1
2
2
3
0
0
1
1
1
Air pressure (hPa) 988 985 984 987 988 988 988 988 987 985 985 985 986 986 986 985
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
9
10
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
7
Local date Friday, Dec 19 Saturday, Dec 20
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 32
37
37
34
32
33
31
35
37
35
34
34
32
27
24
17
Wind gusts (kts)
37
43
43
39
36
38
36
41
43
40
38
39
37
31
28
21
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
5.0
5.3
5.8
5.8
5.4
5.2
5.0
5.3
5.6
5.5
5.3
5.1
4.9
4.5
4.0
3.7
Wave period (s)
16
15
15
14
14
14
15
14
14
15
15
15
15
14
14
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
2
2
3
1
3
2
3
1
3
1
2
1
1
0
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 984 983 983 985 985 985 986 988 988 991 995 1001 1006 1012 1015 1016
Air temperature (°C)
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
8
7
7
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Local date Sunday, Dec 21 Monday, Dec 22
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 13
18
24
25
28
28
30
30
35
34
33
34
34
33
42
28
Wind gusts (kts)
15
22
28
34
44
42
47
40
42
41
41
41
41
40
51
33
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.3
3.0
2.9
3.0
3.3
3.6
3.8
4.0
4.4
4.8
4.9
5.0
5.3
5.6
5.7
5.3
Wave period (s)
12
12
12
11
11
10
11
11
11
11
12
12
13
14
16
16
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
1
2
6
12
0
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1016 1013 1009 1005 1001 998 993 992 994 996 995 996 996 997 993 997
Air temperature (°C)
7
8
9
9
10
10
10
10
9
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
Local date Tuesday, Dec 23 Wednesday, Dec 24
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 27
28
30
30
30
33
31
28
26
16
21
24
28
27
29
Wind gusts (kts)
32
32
35
34
34
37
37
32
29
17
23
26
30
30
32
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
5.0
4.7
4.6
4.5
4.4
4.3
4.2
3.8
3.5
3.2
3.1
3.1
3.3
3.8
4.1
Wave period (s)
16
15
15
15
14
14
14
13
13
13
13
14
14
13
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
1
2
2
3
2
3
2
4
1
3
1
2
2
2
Air pressure (hPa) 996 994 991 989 988 987 986 986 986 986 989 993 997 1003 1006
Air temperature (°C)
8
8
8
7
7
7
7
7
8
7
7
7
7
6
6

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 27 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.

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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