Charles' Sunset Prognosis and updates on Broadcast
November 2014-February 2015 season
Broadcasting started on 26th November


Exterior view from Maeshowe towards Hoy Hills, updated every 10 seconds from
09:00 to 16:00GMT daily - picture will be black in hours of darkness.

BBC Weather - Orkney
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Isles Weather page (with satellite pictures and other goodies)....
To get an idea of the weather systems.

  • 19 January - Cameras operational again, power had tripped out - brilliant sunset
  • 18 January - no sunset, no broadcast
  • 17 January - no sunset - no broadcast
  • 16 January - some slight chance of it brightening between 14:00 and 15:00 - cameras down
  • 15 January - overcast with very little chance of a clearance
  • 14 January - looking very good for today
  • 13 January - looking like an excellent sunset today
  • 12 January - windy, heavy showers, lightning, but may possibly lift
  • 11 January - no sunset windy heavy showers
  • 10 January - no sunset still windy
  • 9 January - no sunset very windy, showers
  • 8 January Some chance of brightness between 14:00 and 15:00 wind and rain thereafter
  • 7 January very poor forecast for the next few days but some clearances will happen
  • 6 January Nearly cleared for sunset
  • 5 January - looking like overcast all day
  • 4 January - wonderful sunset
  • 3 January Horrid day but still could clear
  • 2 January Cold windy day hail showers
  • 1 January a great day for the Ba' no sunset
  • 31 December Showery with bright periods clear gap at 12:51
  • 30 December Very dark day
  • 29 December Brilliant sunset clear but clouded over as sun set
  • 28 December No sunset
  • 27 December No sunset
  • 26 December No sunset
  • 25 December 12:30on 24th forecast still great for Xmas Day 13:00 on 22nd forecast for Xmas Day looking very good but possible sleet showers; 23rd 14:00 Xmas Day still looking very good.
  • 24 December 12:30 showers and overcast - 13:00 on 22nd showers forecast but not looking so good now
  • 23 December 13:00 on 22nd - looking very good for moro. Heavy showers passing through with clear spells
  • 22 Decenber 13:00 good chance of a sunset - still waiting to install replacement devices.
  • 21 December 100% overcast - still waiting to install replacement devices.
  • 20 December nice day but cloudy in west
  • 19 December no sunset
  • 18 December sourced new router
  • 17 December no sunset replaced switch, router fried
  • 16 December no sunset
  • 15 December heavy snow
  • 14 December overcast
  • 13 December storms
  • 12 December storms
  • 11 December - even more thunderstorms - Broadband down - cloudy
  • 10 December - massive thunderstorms - sunset unlikely
  • 9 December windy with showers but some chance of sunny periods
  • 8 December good sunset, until a shower rolled in
  • 4 December online
  • 2 December Internet down
  • 26 November 2013 Setup, all working, overcast

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