Forecasts and tides

The local weather for Lerwick with 5-day forecasts, tide times, surf swells and wind speed predictions.

5-day weather forecast

Fri

Cloudy

11°C

Min: 9°C
Max: 11°C

Sat

Cloudy

11°C

Min: 8°C
Max: 11°C

Sun

Cloudy

11°C

Min: 8°C
Max: 11°C

Mon

Rain

11°C

Min: 9°C
Max: 11°C

Tue

Rain

12°C

Min: 10°C
Max: 12°C

Tide times

Tides and the dangers

A beach can seem like a vast playground but the tide can come in surprisingly quickly. As the tide moves up and down the beach, the depth of the water changes throughout the day, sometimes by as much as 10 metres.

Always keep a look out of the tide's direction while on the beach.

Surf forecast

Friday 18 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 1.3ft 5 291.59161
5am
100% 1.2ft 5 294.91449
8am
100% 1.0ft 5 295.65253
11am
100% 0.9ft 5 299.56046
2pm
100% 0.8ft 5 300.89789
5pm
100% 0.7ft 5 300.23047
8pm
100% 0.6ft 5 299.88879
11pm
100% 0.5ft 5 300.0123

Saturday 19 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
80% 0.4ft 4 299.13501
5am
75% 0.3ft 4 301.13348
8am
85% 0.3ft 4 335.51477
11am
90% 0.2ft 4 333.75415
2pm
70% 0.2ft 4 332.67731
5pm
75% 0.2ft 4 320.85803
8pm
50% 0.3ft 8 74.59912
11pm
40% 0.6ft 5 251.79327

Sunday 20 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
45% 1.1ft 5 247.62976
5am
55% 1.4ft 5 242.94824
8am
75% 1.4ft 5 239.51929
11am
85% 1.4ft 5 237.53473
2pm
85% 1.4ft 5 236.40759
5pm
95% 1.5ft 5 233.88409
8pm
90% 0.2ft 4 22.30084
11pm
85% 0.2ft 4 20.02252

Monday 21 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
55% 0.5ft 11 75.15796
5am
40% 0.2ft 6 337.28174
8am
30% 0.2ft 6 332.22815
11am
30% 0.5ft 10 73.23883
2pm
30% 0.3ft 10 76.32062
5pm
35% 0.2ft 8 330.52582
8pm
30% 0.3ft 9 332.70856
11pm
35% 0.5ft 8 334.04114

Tuesday 22 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
35% 0.6ft 8 333.37561
5am
50% 0.6ft 8 331.74408
8am
45% 0.6ft 8 331.62048
11am
45% 0.5ft 7 330.74667
2pm
45% 0.4ft 6 328.16049
5pm
45% 0.3ft 6 326.62024
8pm
50% 0.3ft 10 79.37671

Friday 18 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 5.0ft 12 84.09253
5am
100% 5.0ft 11 85.15479
8am
100% 5.0ft 10 87.19611
11am
100% 5.0ft 11 89.07727
2pm
75% 4.5ft 11 90.44379
5pm
55% 4.5ft 11 91.28033
8pm
95% 4.0ft 10 92.63977
11pm
100% 4.0ft 10 91.70715

Saturday 19 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 3.5ft 10 91.52374
5am
100% 3.0ft 10 90.79205
8am
100% 3.0ft 9 90.86603
11am
100% 2.5ft 9 90.25098
2pm
100% 2.5ft 9 89.61761
5pm
100% 2.5ft 9 89.46198
8pm
100% 2.5ft 8 89.55353
11pm
100% 2.5ft 8 90.25519

Sunday 20 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 2.5ft 8 89.81946
5am
100% 2.5ft 9 89.59161
8am
100% 2.5ft 9 89.78864
11am
100% 2.5ft 8 89.64569
2pm
95% 2.5ft 8 89.74792
5pm
50% 2.0ft 8 90.14465
8pm
100% 1.7ft 11 81.0849
11pm
100% 2.0ft 11 80.93799

Monday 21 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 2.5ft 11 84.1087
5am
95% 2.5ft 11 84.36731
8am
85% 2.0ft 10 84.90613
11am
70% 2.0ft 10 84.91498
2pm
60% 1.9ft 10 85.57733
5pm
55% 1.8ft 10 86.09814
8pm
50% 1.8ft 10 87.4035
11pm
50% 1.6ft 11 86.18774

Tuesday 22 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
45% 1.2ft 12 87.78992
5am
50% 1.5ft 11 87.99713
8am
55% 1.8ft 11 86.17938
11am
60% 1.8ft 11 86.18585
2pm
60% 1.9ft 11 86.026
5pm
60% 1.9ft 10 85.90192
8pm
60% 2.0ft 10 85.77112

Friday 18 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 6.5ft 11 78.95807
5am
100% 6.5ft 11 81.46289
8am
90% 6.5ft 10 82.58929
11am
100% 6.0ft 11 84.13782
2pm
100% 5.5ft 11 85.66614
5pm
95% 5.0ft 11 86.91956
8pm
95% 4.5ft 10 85.57776
11pm
100% 4.0ft 10 85.12622

Saturday 19 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 4.0ft 10 83.68744
5am
100% 3.5ft 10 83.55762
8am
100% 3.5ft 9 83.02026
11am
100% 3.0ft 9 82.95581
2pm
100% 3.0ft 9 83.2417
5pm
100% 3.0ft 9 84.01727
8pm
100% 3.0ft 8 84.06329
11pm
100% 2.5ft 8 84.69232

Sunday 20 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 2.5ft 8 83.62091
5am
100% 2.5ft 8 84.26599
8am
100% 3.0ft 8 85.1073
11am
100% 3.0ft 8 85.48865
2pm
100% 2.5ft 8 85.64307
5pm
60% 2.5ft 8 85.85828
8pm
95% 2.5ft 11 73.52094
11pm
100% 3.0ft 11 73.03088

Monday 21 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 3.5ft 11 76.71674
5am
95% 3.0ft 11 76.66113
8am
80% 3.0ft 10 77.06451
11am
50% 2.5ft 10 77.57855
2pm
40% 2.5ft 10 78.08887
5pm
35% 2.5ft 10 80.2243
8pm
40% 2.0ft 10 81.59174
11pm
45% 2.0ft 9 80.70361

Tuesday 22 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
35% 1.4ft 11 83.97467
5am
30% 1.7ft 11 82.08594
8am
30% 2.0ft 11 81.82324
11am
35% 2.0ft 11 82.25171
2pm
55% 2.0ft 10 82.05988
5pm
65% 2.0ft 10 81.93115
8pm
65% 2.5ft 10 82.25165

Friday 18 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 6.5ft 12 77.88818
5am
100% 7.0ft 12 80.39447
8am
90% 6.5ft 11 82.75494
11am
100% 6.0ft 11 85.1748
2pm
100% 5.5ft 11 86.29669
5pm
100% 5.0ft 11 86.6709
8pm
100% 4.5ft 10 83.87408
11pm
100% 4.0ft 10 80.92291

Saturday 19 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
100% 3.5ft 10 79.85303
5am
100% 3.5ft 10 81.06775
8am
95% 3.0ft 10 80.80194
11am
95% 3.0ft 9 80.96741
2pm
95% 2.5ft 9 81.02594
5pm
95% 2.5ft 10 81.61902
8pm
95% 3.0ft 10 82.5058
11pm
95% 2.5ft 8 83.22552

Sunday 20 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
95% 2.5ft 8 82.01923
5am
95% 3.0ft 9 83.39551
8am
100% 3.0ft 8 83.64813
11am
100% 3.0ft 8 83.82458
2pm
95% 2.5ft 8 84.17285
5pm
100% 2.5ft 8 84.34674
8pm
95% 2.0ft 12 73.43805
11pm
80% 2.5ft 11 72.54486

Monday 21 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
80% 3.5ft 11 75.58795
5am
60% 3.0ft 11 75.42566
8am
45% 3.0ft 10 75.54974
11am
30% 2.5ft 10 76.04071
2pm
35% 2.5ft 10 76.6463
5pm
25% 2.5ft 10 78.30408
8pm
35% 2.0ft 10 79.49365
11pm
40% 2.0ft 10 81.12415

Tuesday 22 June

Time Swell rating Prob Height Period Dir
2am
50% 5.5ft 6 195.97427
5am
45% 6.0ft 6 194.66974
8am
50% 2.0ft 11 84.64209
11am
50% 5.5ft 8 195.10577
2pm
55% 5.0ft 8 192.82059
5pm
55% 5.0ft 8 197.1308
8pm
55% 2.0ft 10 81.9444

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