Historic Forecast
Thu 08/18
1 ft
Fri 08/19
1-2 ft
Sat 08/20
3-4 ft
Sun 08/21
1-2 ft
Mon 08/22
1-2 ft
Tue 08/23
0 ft
Wed 08/24
0-1 ft
Surf Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind Weather Prob.
Thursday 08/18
12am 1-2ft
2ft 5s 146.15° 2ft 11s   11 15 mph Clear 55°f 65%
3am 1ft
1.9ft 5s 145.51° 2ft 10s   10 13 mph Clear 55°f 65%
6am 1ft
1.7ft 5s 144.2° 2ft 10s   11 15 mph Sunny 56°f 95%
9am 1ft
1.6ft 5s 141.1° 2ft 10s   13 16 mph Sunny 57°f 95%
Noon 1ft
1.9ft 4s 139.21° 1.9ft 10s   15 19 mph Fair 58°f 100%
3pm 1ft
2ft 4s 140.31° 1.8ft 10s   15 19 mph Mostly Cloudy 58°f 100%
6pm 1-2ft
2ft 4s 138.34° 1.7ft 10s   16 20 mph Mostly Cloudy 57°f 65%
9pm 1-2ft
2.5ft 4s 138.57° 1.6ft 9s   17 23 mph Clear 57°f 65%
Tide and daylight times for Kirkwall
Bu Sands
Low 3:57AM 1.31ft
High 10:22AM 8.1ft
Low 4:07PM 1.21ft
High 10:40PM 8.79ft
First Light 4:50AM
Sunrise 5:38AM
Sunset 8:52PM
Last Light 9:40PM
Friday 08/19
12am 1-2ft
2.5ft 4s 143.71° 1.5ft 9s   18 26 mph Clear 57°f 100%
3am 1-2ft
3ft 5s 147.45° 1.4ft 9s   18 26 mph Clear 56°f 100%
6am 1-2ft
3ft 5s 150.27° 1.3ft 9s   18 24 mph Sunny 56°f 100%
9am 1-2ft
3ft 5s 149.02° 0.2ft 5s 1.2ft 9s 19 25 mph Sunny 57°f 100%
Noon 1-2ft
3ft 4s 143.66° 1.2ft 9s   20 27 mph Sunny 58°f 100%
3pm 2ft
3.5ft 5s 140.21° 1.1ft 8s   23 30 mph Sunny 58°f 100%
6pm 2-3ft
3.5ft 5s 138.28° 1ft 8s   21 29 mph Sunny 57°f 100%
9pm 2-3ft
4ft 5s 132.83° 1ft 8s   22 30 mph Mostly Cloudy 57°f 100%
Tide and daylight times for Kirkwall
Bu Sands
Low 4:37AM 0.85ft
High 11:04AM 8.56ft
Low 4:49PM 0.95ft
High 11:20PM 9.12ft
First Light 4:53AM
Sunrise 5:40AM
Sunset 8:50PM
Last Light 9:37PM
Saturday 08/20
12am 2-3ft
4ft 5s 125.83° 1ft 8s   22 31 mph Mostly Cloudy 57°f 100%
3am 2-4ft
4.5ft 5s 116.05° 0.9ft 8s   24 35 mph Drizzle 57°f 100%
6am 3-5ft
5.5ft 6s 108.72° 0.8ft 8s   29 41 mph Light Rain 57°f 100%
9am 3-5ft
5.5ft 6s 108.79° 0.7ft 8s   24 31 mph Drizzle 57°f 100%
Noon 3-4ft
4.5ft 6s 110.44° 0.2ft 15s 0.6ft 8s 15 19 mph Drizzle 58°f 100%
3pm 2-4ft
4ft 6s 110.05° 0.2ft 14s 0.6ft 8s 14 18 mph Sunny 59°f 100%
6pm 2-3ft
3.5ft 6s 109.62° 0.5ft 8s   14 18 mph Sunny 58°f 100%
9pm 2-3ft
3ft 6s 108.28° 0.5ft 7s   8 11 mph Clear 57°f 100%
Tide and daylight times for Kirkwall
Bu Sands
Low 5:17AM 0.56ft
High 11:44AM 8.82ft
Low 5:29PM 0.82ft
High 11:59PM 9.25ft
First Light 4:55AM
Sunrise 5:42AM
Sunset 8:47PM
Last Light 9:34PM
Sunday 08/21
12am 2-3ft
3ft 6s 106.8° 0.4ft 7s   11 16 mph Clear 56°f 100%
3am 2-3ft
3ft 6s 106.04° 0.4ft 7s   9 13 mph Clear 56°f 100%
6am 2-3ft
3ft 6s 108.58° 0.4ft 7s   9 13 mph Sunny 56°f 100%
9am 1-2ft
2ft 6s 72.08° 2ft 7s   11 13 mph Sunny 59°f 100%
Noon 1-2ft
2ft 6s 69.87° 2ft 8s   9 11 mph Sunny 60°f 100%
3pm 1-2ft
2ft 8s 144.8° 1.7ft 5s   5 7 mph Sunny 61°f 100%
6pm 1-2ft
2ft 8s 144.64° 1.5ft 5s   3 4 mph Sunny 60°f 100%
9pm 1-2ft
1.6ft 6s 89.91° 1.9ft 7s   5 6 mph Clear 57°f 100%
Tide and daylight times for Kirkwall
Bu Sands
Low 5:56AM 0.46ft
High 12:25PM 8.82ft
Low 6:10PM 0.89ft
First Light 4:58AM
Sunrise 5:44AM
Sunset 8:44PM
Last Light 9:31PM
Monday 08/22
12am 1-2ft
1.6ft 6s 90.27° 1.6ft 7s   3 3 mph Clear 57°f 100%
3am 1-2ft
1.8ft 6s 96.37° 1.2ft 7s   3 3 mph Clear 56°f 100%
6am 1-2ft
1.7ft 6s 95.79° 1ft 7s   7 10 mph Sunny 56°f 100%
9am 1-2ft
1.6ft 6s 94.82° 0.8ft 6s 0.5ft 2s 11 13 mph Overcast 57°f 100%
Noon 1-2ft
1.6ft 6s 102.04° 0.6ft 5s   10 15 mph Drizzle 56°f 100%
3pm 1-2ft
1.5ft 6s 103.17° 0.6ft 5s   9 10 mph Brief Showers 56°f 100%
6pm 1-2ft
1.4ft 6s 108.54° 0.5ft 5s   14 22 mph Light Showers 60°f 100%
9pm 1ft
1.1ft 5s 98.94° 0.4ft 4s 1.2ft 3s 14 21 mph Cloudy 58°f 100%
Tide and daylight times for Kirkwall
Bu Sands
High 12:39AM 9.12ft
Low 6:37AM 0.52ft
High 1:07PM 8.63ft
Low 6:53PM 1.12ft
First Light 5:01AM
Sunrise 5:47AM
Sunset 8:41PM
Last Light 9:28PM
Tuesday 08/23
12am 1ft
1ft 5s 96.32° 1.3ft 4s 0.5ft 5s 10 16 mph Cloudy 57°f 100%
3am 1ft
0.9ft 5s 94.32° 1.6ft 5s   7 9 mph Cloudy 56°f 100%
6am 1ft
0.8ft 5s 91.62° 1.5ft 5s   4 5 mph Cloudy 56°f 100%
9am Flat
0.9ft 11s 262.44° 1.3ft 5s   7 9 mph Cloudy 57°f 100%
Noon Flat
0.4ft 2s 160.4° 1.1ft 11s 1.1ft 5s 10 13 mph Cloudy 57°f 75%
3pm 0-1ft
1ft 2s 132.59° 0.2ft 4s 1.6ft 11s 13 15 mph Cloudy 57°f 75%
6pm 1ft
1.4ft 3s 131.52° 0.2ft 4s 1.7ft 12s 15 20 mph Cloudy 56°f 50%
9pm 1ft
1.4ft 3s 135.5° 2ft 11s   11 15 mph Cloudy 56°f 50%
Tide and daylight times for Kirkwall
Bu Sands
High 1:21AM 8.72ft
Low 7:22AM 0.82ft
High 1:52PM 8.2ft
Low 7:41PM 1.48ft
First Light 5:03AM
Sunrise 5:49AM
Sunset 8:39PM
Last Light 9:24PM
Wednesday 08/24
12am 1ft
1.2ft 3s 136.95° 0.4ft 6s 2ft 11s 7 9 mph Mist 56°f 100%
3am 1ft
1.1ft 3s 139.99° 2.5ft 12s   6 8 mph Clear 56°f 100%
6am 0-1ft
1.1ft 4s 148.68° 2.5ft 12s   12 18 mph Sunny 56°f 100%
9am 0-1ft
0.9ft 4s 136.96° 1.1ft 3s 2.5ft 12s 13 17 mph Sunny 57°f 100%
Noon 0-1ft
0.7ft 4s 136.74° 1.3ft 3s 2.5ft 11s 12 15 mph Sunny 58°f 100%
3pm 0-1ft
0.7ft 4s 135.25° 1.2ft 4s 2ft 11s 8 9 mph Sunny 58°f 100%
6pm 0-1ft
0.7ft 4s 132.58° 2.5ft 11s   4 4 mph Sunny 58°f 90%

Historic Forecast for Bu Sands

A detailed historic forecast for Bu Sands. The data shown here is the last predicted forecast at the given times. You can go to a specific date range using the date pickers above to get the conditions for anytime since 1997 to now.