Wind, waves & weather forecast Pentland Firth 

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Data based on our forecast model
  • Sunrise
    8:58
  • Sunset
    15:19
  • Local time
     (UTC +0)
  • Elevation
    11 m
Last update:
04:39 local time
This forecast is based on the GFS model

Sunday, Dec 17

Wind
Weather
Waves
Tides
00
h
13kts
max 17kts
5° C
1014hpa
0.9m
10 s
2.2 m
03
h
18kts
max 24kts
1mm
5° C
1010hpa
1.0m
10 s
01:43
1.6 m
06
h
20kts
max 30kts
4mm
6° C
1006hpa
1.2m
5 s
4.1 m
09
h
23kts
max 36kts
4mm
8° C
1002hpa
1.6m
5 s
07:58
4.8 m
12
h
27kts
max 34kts
1mm
9° C
1004hpa
2.1m
6 s
2.5 m
15
h
26kts
max 33kts
8° C
1008hpa
2.4m
7 s
14:06
1.6 m
18
h
24kts
max 32kts
8° C
1011hpa
2.4m
8 s
3.8 m
21
h
21kts
max 29kts
8° C
1014hpa
2.2m
8 s
20:15
4.6 m

Monday, Dec 18

00
h
17kts
max 22kts
8° C
1017hpa
2.0m
9 s
2.6 m
03
h
13kts
max 17kts
7° C
1019hpa
1.8m
9 s
02:17
1.6 m
06
h
12kts
max 15kts
7° C
1021hpa
1.6m
9 s
3.8 m
09
h
11kts
max 15kts
7° C
1022hpa
1.5m
9 s
08:30
4.8 m
12
h
12kts
max 18kts
7° C
1021hpa
1.4m
10 s
3.0 m
15
h
12kts
max 24kts
9° C
1020hpa
1.4m
13 s
14:41
1.5 m
18
h
13kts
max 24kts
9° C
1020hpa
1.5m
13 s
3.4 m
21
h
12kts
max 23kts
9° C
1020hpa
1.6m
12 s
20:49
4.6 m

Tuesday, Dec 19

Wind
Weather
Waves
Tides
00
h
8kts
max 13kts
9° C
1020hpa
1.6m
12 s
3.1 m
03
h
10kts
max 18kts
10° C
1020hpa
1.7m
12 s
02:50
1.6 m
06
h
12kts
max 24kts
11° C
1019hpa
1.7m
13 s
3.4 m
09
h
12kts
max 25kts
11° C
1020hpa
1.7m
13 s
09:00
4.9 m
12
h
14kts
max 29kts
11° C
1019hpa
1.8m
16 s
3.5 m
15
h
11kts
max 19kts
11° C
1018hpa
2.0m
17 s
15:16
1.4 m
18
h
15kts
max 25kts
11° C
1017hpa
2.1m
16 s
2.9 m
21
h
16kts
max 32kts
12° C
1016hpa
2.1m
15 s
21:23
4.6 m

Wednesday, Dec 20

00
h
17kts
max 23kts
1mm
10° C
1018hpa
1.9m
15 s
3.5 m
03
h
13kts
max 18kts
8° C
1022hpa
1.8m
14 s
03:23
1.6 m
06
h
11kts
max 15kts
8° C
1024hpa
1.7m
14 s
3.0 m
09
h
14kts
max 21kts
8° C
1025hpa
1.6m
14 s
09:32
4.8 m
12
h
17kts
max 26kts
9° C
1025hpa
1.5m
13 s
3.9 m
15
h
17kts
max 26kts
9° C
1025hpa
1.5m
13 s
15:50
1.5 m
18
h
17kts
max 26kts
1mm
9° C
1025hpa
1.6m
12 s
2.5 m
21
h
17kts
max 25kts
1mm
8° C
1025hpa
1.9m
12 s
21:57
4.5 m

Thursday, Dec 21

Wind
Weather
Waves
Tides
00
h
16kts
max 23kts
8° C
1025hpa
2.1m
12 s
3.9 m
03
h
16kts
max 23kts
8° C
1025hpa
2.2m
14 s
03:57
1.7 m
06
h
15kts
max 21kts
7° C
1026hpa
2.3m
14 s
2.6 m
09
h
15kts
max 20kts
7° C
1026hpa
2.3m
14 s
10:04
4.8 m
12
h
16kts
max 21kts
8° C
1027hpa
2.4m
13 s
4.2 m
15
h
18kts
max 24kts
7° C
1028hpa
2.5m
13 s
16:25
1.5 m
18
h
18kts
max 25kts
7° C
1029hpa
2.5m
13 s
2.1 m
21
h
20kts
max 27kts
7° C
1031hpa
2.6m
13 s
4.1 m

Friday, Dec 22

00
h
21kts
max 30kts
8° C
1030hpa
2.6m
13 s
22:32
4.4 m
03
h
27kts
max 38kts
1mm
8° C
1029hpa
2.7m
13 s
2.3 m
06
h
32kts
max 45kts
9° C
1028hpa
2.7m
13 s
04:31
1.8 m
09
h
29kts
max 40kts
9° C
1028hpa
2.8m
12 s
4.3 m
12
h
27kts
max 37kts
9° C
1029hpa
2.6m
12 s
10:37
4.7 m
15
h
23kts
max 33kts
9° C
1028hpa
2.4m
12 s
2.4 m
18
h
20kts
max 30kts
9° C
1028hpa
2.2m
11 s
17:01
1.6 m
21
h
19kts
max 30kts
9° C
1027hpa
2.0m
11 s
3.7 m

Saturday, Dec 23

Wind
Weather
Waves
Tides
00
h
19kts
max 33kts
9° C
1026hpa
1.9m
11 s
23:09
4.3 m
03
h
19kts
max 35kts
10° C
1023hpa
1.7m
11 s
2.7 m
06
h
17kts
max 34kts
11° C
1020hpa
1.6m
10 s
05:07
2.0 m
09
h
20kts
max 37kts
1mm
12° C
1018hpa
1.5m
10 s
3.9 m
12
h
20kts
max 35kts
12° C
1016hpa
1.6m
9 s
11:13
4.6 m
15
h
19kts
max 37kts
12° C
1012hpa
1.7m
9 s
2.9 m
18
h
19kts
max 35kts
11° C
1008hpa
1.9m
10 s
17:39
1.8 m
21
h
17kts
max 32kts
1mm
12° C
1004hpa
2.0m
9 s
3.3 m

Sunday, Dec 24

00
h
17kts
max 31kts
2mm
11° C
999hpa
2.0m
10 s
23:51
4.2 m
03
h
6kts
max 8kts
3mm
8° C
996hpa
2.0m
11 s
3.2 m
06
h
2kts
max 6kts
1mm
7° C
992hpa
2.1m
11 s
05:47
2.1 m
09
h
22kts
max 34kts
1mm
9° C
986hpa
2.3m
11 s
3.5 m
12
h
50kts
max 65kts
3mm
7° C
986hpa
2.5m
11 s
11:54
4.5 m
15
h
37kts
max 48kts
1mm
6° C
991hpa
2.5m
12 s
3.4 m
18
h
27kts
max 36kts
6° C
994hpa
2.5m
12 s
18:22
1.9 m
21
h
24kts
max 32kts
1mm
6° C
995hpa
2.7m
11 s
2.8 m

Monday, Dec 25

Wind
Weather
Waves
Tides
00
h
23kts
max 30kts
1mm
6° C
994hpa
2.8m
13 s
00:40
4.1 m
03
h
21kts
max 28kts
1mm
5° C
994hpa
3.0m
14 s
3.5 m
06
h
18kts
max 24kts
0mm
5° C
992hpa
3.1m
14 s
06:34
2.3 m
09
h
16kts
max 22kts
5° C
992hpa
3.1m
12 s
3.0 m
12
h
18kts
max 23kts
6° C
992hpa
3.1m
12 s
12:43
4.3 m
15
h
18kts
max 24kts
5° C
993hpa
3.0m
12 s
3.8 m
18
h
19kts
max 24kts
5° C
995hpa
3.0m
13 s
19:14
2.0 m
21
h
16kts
max 22kts
4° C
995hpa
2.9m
13 s
2.4 m

Tuesday, Dec 26

00
h
16kts
max 23kts
5° C
993hpa
2.9m
12 s
3.8 m
03
h
24kts
max 31kts
1mm
5° C
988hpa
3.0m
12 s
01:37
4.1 m
06
h
26kts
max 39kts
2mm
8° C
981hpa
3.1m
12 s
2.7 m
09
h
29kts
max 45kts
2mm
9° C
976hpa
3.3m
12 s
07:31
2.4 m
12
h
27kts
max 47kts
10° C
972hpa
3.3m
12 s
3.9 m
15
h
28kts
max 46kts
10° C
968hpa
3.1m
13 s
13:42
4.3 m
18
h
16kts
max 30kts
3mm
8° C
970hpa
3.0m
13 s
2.7 m
21
h
25kts
max 36kts
8° C
970hpa
3.0m
12 s
20:16
2.0 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.

Check the wind forecast for Pentland Firth 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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