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Wind, waves & weather forecast Stromness

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Current weather
8° C
21 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 17:52 local time
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) 22
26
27
26
24
25
27
32
33
34
34
34
33
31
30
30
Wind gusts (kts)
30
36
40
38
35
34
37
41
42
42
42
40
39
38
37
37
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.2
2.2
2.2
2.4
3.1
3.5
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.5
3.4
Wave period (s)
13
12
12
11
11
11
11
11
13
14
14
14
16
16
16
15
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
4
6
1
2
1
1
0
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1010 1007 1002 999 998 996 995 993 993 992 992 992 993 993 992 991
Air temperature (°C)
8
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
8
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 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 31
31
31
28
28
22
28
29
28
23
25
24
16
15
16
12
Wind gusts (kts)
37
40
37
34
34
24
34
35
32
26
27
25
18
16
17
13
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.3
3.1
3.0
2.9
2.9
2.9
2.5
2.1
2.1
1.8
1.6
1.5
1.3
Wave period (s)
15
15
14
14
14
13
13
12
12
12
12
11
11
11
11
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
2
0
1
0
1
1
1
1
1
0
2
1
1
1
2
0
Air pressure (hPa) 991 991 991 992 992 998 991 991 991 991 996 1003 1008 1011 1014 1018
Air temperature (°C)
8
7
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
8
7
7
7
7
7
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Local date Thursday, Dec 25 Friday, Dec 26
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 8
7
6
2
5
12
11
16
22
24
23
22
22
26
30
34
Wind gusts (kts)
8
8
7
2
5
12
12
18
25
28
27
25
26
30
38
50
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.2
1.1
1.0
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.9
1.1
1.4
1.7
1.7
1.6
1.6
1.7
1.9
2.4
Wave period (s)
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
4
5
6
7
7
8
5
6
6
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
5
4
Air pressure (hPa) 1020 1021 1023 1026 1027 1027 1023 1022 1026 1024 1023 1021 1017 1011 1000 988
Air temperature (°C)
7
6
6
6
6
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
7
6
6
8
Local date Saturday, Dec 27 Sunday, Dec 28
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 27
34
36
55
51
55
50
49
49
51
45
44
33
32
30
Wind gusts (kts)
44
43
41
63
60
69
60
58
59
61
55
51
40
37
35
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.1
2.6
3.0
4.0
4.1
4.2
4.0
4.0
4.1
4.1
3.9
3.9
3.6
3.5
3.2
Wave period (s)
9
9
10
10
14
15
15
15
14
15
15
15
15
14
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
4
0
0
1
3
1
7
2
3
1
2
1
1
0
1
Air pressure (hPa) 979 972 966 969 973 970 969 974 978 984 992 999 1004 1007 1009
Air temperature (°C)
9
9
8
6
5
5
8
9
8
8
8
7
7
6
6

Description

This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Stromness 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 Stromness 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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