Wind, waves & weather forecast Pentland Firth

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  • 16:10
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  • 11 m
Last update:
10:39 local time
This forecast is based on the GFS model
Sunday, Jan 22
00
h
5 kts
max 5kts
5°C
1022hpa
0.8m
15s
2.7 m
03
h
3 kts
max 3kts
5°C
1021hpa
0.7m
14s
04:19
4.0 m
06
h
3 kts
max 3kts
5°C
1020hpa
0.7m
14s
3.7 m
09
h
2 kts
max 3kts
5°C
1021hpa
0.7m
13s
2.7 m
12
h
3 kts
max 3kts
6°C
1021hpa
0.7m
13s
10:37
2.5 m
15
h
4 kts
max 5kts
5°C
1020hpa
0.7m
13s
3.8 m
18
h
8 kts
max 9kts
5°C
1021hpa
0.7m
12s
16:34
4.0 m
21
h
9 kts
max 10kts
5°C
1021hpa
0.7m
12s
2.7 m
Monday, Jan 23
00
h
9 kts
max 10kts
5°C
1022hpa
0.8m
12s
23:06
2.3 m
03
h
10 kts
max 12kts
5°C
1021hpa
0.9m
11s
3.6 m
06
h
10 kts
max 12kts
5°C
1021hpa
0.9m
11s
05:22
4.1 m
09
h
9 kts
max 10kts
5°C
1022hpa
0.9m
11s
3.1 m
12
h
10 kts
max 14kts
6°C
1021hpa
0.9m
11s
11:42
2.3 m
15
h
14 kts
max 20kts
6°C
1019hpa
0.9m
10s
3.4 m
18
h
14 kts
max 20kts
5°C
1018hpa
0.9m
10s
17:41
4.0 m
21
h
14 kts
max 20kts
6°C
1016hpa
0.9m
10s
3.1 m
Tuesday, Jan 24
00
h
16 kts
max 24kts
6°C
1015hpa
1.0m
9s
00:00
2.1 m
03
h
19 kts
max 28kts
7°C
1013hpa
1.1m
6s
3.2 m
06
h
19 kts
max 28kts
8°C
1011hpa
1.4m
12s
06:15
4.3 m
09
h
16 kts
max 29kts
8°C
1011hpa
1.5m
15s
3.5 m
12
h
15 kts
max 29kts
9°C
1012hpa
1.6m
16s
12:32
2.1 m
15
h
14 kts
max 26kts
9°C
1011hpa
1.6m
16s
2.9 m
18
h
19 kts
max 32kts
9°C
1011hpa
1.6m
16s
18:36
4.2 m
21
h
20 kts
max 34kts
9°C
1011hpa
1.8m
14s
3.6 m
Wednesday, Jan 25
00
h
16 kts
max 29kts
9°C
1011hpa
1.9m
13s
00:45
2.0 m
03
h
15 kts
max 27kts
9°C
1010hpa
1.9m
13s
2.8 m
06
h
19 kts
max 33kts
9°C
1010hpa
2.0m
13s
07:00
4.5 m
09
h
23 kts
max 38kts
9°C
1010hpa
2.2m
12s
4.0 m
12
h
24 kts
max 38kts
10°C
1010hpa
2.3m
10s
13:13
1.9 m
15
h
24 kts
max 38kts
9°C
1008hpa
2.4m
8s
2.4 m
18
h
27 kts
max 42kts
8°C
1007hpa
2.6m
7s
19:22
4.3 m
21
h
28 kts
max 43kts
9°C
1007hpa
2.9m
8s
4.0 m
Thursday, Jan 26
00
h
28 kts
max 42kts
8°C
1007hpa
3.0m
8s
01:25
1.8 m
03
h
27 kts
max 41kts
8°C
1006hpa
3.1m
8s
2.3 m
06
h
26 kts
max 41kts
8°C
1006hpa
3.2m
9s
4.3 m
09
h
24 kts
max 35kts
7°C
1006hpa
3.3m
9s
07:38
4.7 m
12
h
23 kts
max 33kts
8°C
1006hpa
3.3m
9s
2.3 m
15
h
22 kts
max 31kts
8°C
1005hpa
3.4m
9s
13:51
1.6 m
18
h
25 kts
max 34kts
7°C
1004hpa
3.4m
9s
3.9 m
21
h
26 kts
max 40kts
8°C
1004hpa
3.4m
9s
20:01
4.5 m
Friday, Jan 27
00
h
27 kts
max 40kts
8°C
1003hpa
3.4m
10s
2.5 m
03
h
24 kts
max 38kts
8°C
1002hpa
3.2m
9s
02:02
1.6 m
06
h
13 kts
max 18kts
8°C
1004hpa
3.1m
9s
4.0 m
09
h
10 kts
max 16kts
8°C
1005hpa
2.9m
9s
08:13
4.8 m
12
h
17 kts
max 24kts
8°C
1008hpa
2.7m
9s
2.7 m
15
h
20 kts
max 28kts
8°C
1009hpa
2.5m
9s
14:27
1.4 m
18
h
20 kts
max 29kts
7°C
1011hpa
2.4m
9s
3.6 m
21
h
22 kts
max 33kts
7°C
1011hpa
2.3m
9s
20:37
4.6 m
Saturday, Jan 28
00
h
26 kts
max 41kts
8°C
1008hpa
2.2m
9s
2.9 m
03
h
29 kts
max 48kts
1mm
9°C
1003hpa
2.3m
9s
02:37
1.5 m
06
h
23 kts
max 37kts
5mm
9°C
1004hpa
2.3m
8s
3.6 m
09
h
24 kts
max 38kts
1mm
9°C
1007hpa
2.3m
8s
08:47
5.0 m
12
h
18 kts
max 32kts
2mm
9°C
1008hpa
2.3m
8s
3.2 m
15
h
14 kts
max 29kts
3mm
10°C
1006hpa
2.3m
8s
15:02
1.3 m
18
h
18 kts
max 38kts
5mm
11°C
1006hpa
2.4m
8s
3.1 m
21
h
19 kts
max 39kts
10°C
1006hpa
2.4m
8s
21:12
4.7 m
Sunday, Jan 29
00
h
22 kts
max 43kts
1mm
11°C
1004hpa
2.4m
8s
3.4 m
03
h
19 kts
max 37kts
11°C
1003hpa
2.3m
9s
03:12
1.4 m
06
h
20 kts
max 38kts
0mm
11°C
1001hpa
2.2m
9s
3.1 m
09
h
20 kts
max 43kts
11°C
1000hpa
2.1m
9s
09:20
5.0 m
12
h
25 kts
max 43kts
12°C
1002hpa
2.2m
9s
3.8 m
15
h
11 kts
max 24kts
10°C
1005hpa
2.4m
9s
15:37
1.2 m
18
h
8 kts
max 11kts
9°C
1006hpa
2.6m
9s
2.5 m
21
h
11 kts
max 14kts
2mm
8°C
1002hpa
2.8m
9s
21:46
4.8 m
Monday, Jan 30
00
h
22 kts
max 40kts
6mm
11°C
995hpa
2.8m
10s
3.9 m
03
h
44 kts
max 60kts
10°C
994hpa
2.8m
9s
03:48
1.4 m
06
h
18 kts
max 25kts
8°C
1004hpa
2.8m
10s
2.6 m
09
h
8 kts
max 10kts
7°C
1006hpa
2.8m
11s
09:53
5.1 m
12
h
19 kts
max 26kts
8°C
1003hpa
2.7m
12s
4.2 m
15
h
23 kts
max 35kts
4mm
10°C
998hpa
2.7m
10s
16:13
1.1 m
18
h
22 kts
max 39kts
6mm
11°C
994hpa
2.7m
10s
2.0 m
21
h
24 kts
max 43kts
2mm
11°C
992hpa
2.8m
10s
22:22
4.8 m
Tuesday, Jan 31
00
h
16 kts
max 30kts
2mm
11°C
992hpa
2.8m
11s
4.3 m
03
h
17 kts
max 33kts
9°C
992hpa
2.8m
11s
04:24
1.4 m
06
h
20 kts
max 35kts
8°C
993hpa
2.7m
11s
2.1 m
09
h
20 kts
max 33kts
8°C
994hpa
2.6m
10s
10:29
5.1 m
12
h
20 kts
max 34kts
8°C
995hpa
2.5m
10s
4.6 m
15
h
18 kts
max 29kts
8°C
996hpa
2.5m
10s
2.0 m
18
h
16 kts
max 25kts
8°C
996hpa
2.4m
11s
16:52
1.2 m
21
h
13 kts
max 19kts
7°C
997hpa
2.2m
10s
4.0 m

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 5:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 5:00 PM and 11:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time. Predictions are available in time steps of 3 hours for up to 10 days into the future. The arrows point in the direction that the wind is blowing.

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