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Wind, waves & weather forecast Sanday Airport/Orkney

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  • Sunrise: 07:12
  • Sunset: 18:47
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Last update: 11:45 local time
Local date Tuesday, Sep 30 Wednesday, Oct 01
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 14
16
18
19
18
18
21
23
21
16
18
20
21
21
21
22
Wind gusts (kts)
18
21
25
26
24
24
28
31
27
21
24
25
25
28
26
27
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.5
1.6
1.8
2.0
2.1
2.2
2.2
2.5
2.8
2.9
2.9
3.0
3.3
Wave period (s)
10
10
10
10
10
12
12
12
12
14
13
13
13
13
13
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1013 1012 1011 1011 1012 1012 1010 1009 1008 1007 1009 1012 1015 1017 1018 1020
Air temperature (°C)
13
13
13
13
13
14
14
14
14
14
13
12
12
13
13
12
Local date Thursday, Oct 02 Friday, Oct 03
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 23
20
18
21
24
26
28
28
32
31
26
19
14
9
7
9
Wind gusts (kts)
27
23
21
25
29
31
35
35
41
43
33
24
20
14
9
9
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.7
3.9
4.0
3.8
3.7
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.9
4.0
3.8
3.5
3.3
3.1
2.9
2.7
Wave period (s)
14
15
17
17
17
16
15
15
14
14
14
14
14
14
13
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
3
6
1
1
0
1
3
Air pressure (hPa) 1021 1021 1021 1020 1018 1015 1012 1010 1007 1004 1003 1005 1006 1006 1004 1002
Air temperature (°C)
12
12
12
12
12
12
13
13
12
13
13
13
13
12
12
12
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Local date Saturday, Oct 04 Sunday, Oct 05
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 7
10
4
16
18
20
21
21
20
19
23
25
25
22
24
24
Wind gusts (kts)
7
11
4
18
20
24
24
24
22
21
25
29
28
26
27
30
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.6
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.7
2.8
2.9
2.9
2.9
Wave period (s)
13
12
12
12
13
13
12
12
12
12
11
11
12
13
13
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
4
9
11
3
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1001 998 998 1000 1002 1004 1006 1007 1007 1006 1005 1005 1004 1003 1002 1001
Air temperature (°C)
12
10
10
10
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
Local date Monday, Oct 06 Tuesday, Oct 07
Local time 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 25
26
27
28
32
33
32
22
20
17
18
21
33
32
32
Wind gusts (kts)
31
33
34
35
40
42
38
26
24
19
20
24
39
35
35
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.8
2.7
2.8
2.8
3.2
3.6
3.9
3.4
3.1
2.8
2.4
2.2
2.7
3.3
3.4
Wave period (s)
12
12
7
7
8
8
9
9
9
9
9
9
8
8
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
0
0
1
3
2
4
0
0
0
0
1
1
Air pressure (hPa) 1001 999 997 996 994 992 990 988 985 984 983 984 983 983 985
Air temperature (°C)
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
11
11
11
12
12

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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.

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