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Welcome to
Britain's
most remote
- though far from isolated -
inhabited island!


An adventure getting here,
sometimes hard to leave,
but always an individual welcome!
In reality virtually unforgettable!

Fair Isle Area
Weather Forecast

Cloud and patchy rain soon clearing this morning with sunny spells and a few showers for the afternoon. Moderate or fresh SW to W’ly winds increasing fresh to strong across Shetland. Mainly dry overnight with clear spells. Fresh SW to W’ly winds backing S’ly later.

Dry and bright at first on Thursday, but clouding over with arriving during the evening as S’ly winds increase to gale force. Rain and S’ly gale at first on Friday, then bright with scattered showers and strong SW’ly winds for the afternoon.

Saturday bright and drier with lighter SW’ly winds but rain and strong S’ly winds overnight and at first on Sunday.

Perhaps a drier start to the following week but with strong SE’ly winds. Winds possibly easing and backing SE to E’ly later.
Sea State Next Three Days
M
oderate to rough becoming rough to very rough. Highest in the west.
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'A Time to Keep'
Songs by Lise Sinclair based on the short stories by George Mackay Brown


A Time To Keep CD cover

A Life to Remember
God Bless


'Fair Isle: through the seasons' 
Fair Isle: through the seasons
This new book about the island now available!
Have a look at the website for more details.


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Tommy's Flickr photo

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 http://fair-isle.blogspot.co.uk/

A ten day forecast for the Northern Isles

Tide times for Fair Isle
& other northern harbours
(links to page on BBC website)






 

The Weather in...

Fair Isle
Weather Station
online

Fair Isle Primary School
Winners 2014
Royal British Legion Scotland
Primary Schools War Memorial Competition

FLIGHTS TO FAIR ISLE
from Shetland
with Directflight

Intelligent Aviation Summer Timetable
For enquiries/bookings phone
Tingwall Tel: 01595 840246

Summer timetable

 

Good Shepherd
sailings
Winter

THE NEW FAIR ISLE BIRD OBSERVATORY
The almost complete New Fair Isle Bird Observatory - photo Deryk Shaw


Fair Isle
New Information Pamphlet
(3-fold A4)
download the large file (3.5MB)
or the smaller (0.5MB) pdf file


Panoramic views of Fair Isle
South Harbour, South Lighthouse and southern crofts from near Utra

From the North Haven pier
and another
From the North Haven pier


‘STANDING INTO DANGER – SHIPWRECKS OF FAIR ISLE’  by local author Anne Sinclair.

‘STANDING INTO DANGER – SHIPWRECKS OF FAIR ISLE’

by local author Anne Sinclair.  

This interesting and very readable booklet has recently been published and copies are now available for sale on Fair Isle and also by mail-order.

(Price £7.95 plus P&P per copy.)
Please click here for further details.



South Lighthouse
Evening light - South Lighthouse
Sheep Tock Evening light
and Sheep Rock 

 


A brief glimpse
around the Isle

('slide show')



FAIR ISLE WEBCAMS
Fair Isle MetCam (Axis 207W) Looking north to Ward Hill (217')
 Looking E to Sheep Rock

Fair Isle MetCam (Axis 207W) Looking SSW
 Looking NNE to Ward Hill (217m)

As I will be away from Fair Isle.
Saturday 4th October
until Monday 3rd November
updates to this page will be infrequent during this period.


Star Motif

The real ‘Fair Isle’ knitwear

‘Exclusively Fair Isle’
Elizabeth Riddiford
http://www.exclusivelyfairisle.co.uk/
Exclusively Fair Isle

‘Fair Isle Made in Fair Isle’
Hollie Shaw and Catriona Thomson
mailto:shawderyk@btconnect.com

‘Fair Isle Knitwear’
Mati Ventrillon
http://www.fairisleknitwear.co.uk

‘The Fair Isle Textile Workshop’
Kathy Coull
http://www.kathycoull.com

'Fabously FairIsle'
Angela Wiseman
Traditional, modern and contemporary FairIsle knitwear & soft furnishings.
fabulouslyfairisle@btinternet.com
http://www.fabulouslyfairisle.co.uk/


Fair Isle Marine Environment & Tourism Initiative.
(FIMETI)

 Fair Isle Marine Environment & Tourism Initiative (FIMETI) website
FIMETI's website now contains lots more background information, news, events and photographs, including all the latest MPA news and updates in FIMETI’s annual newsletter Making Waves

The latest newsletter
no 11, April 2014
has now been published and is available on-line
via the above link.

The Fair Isle Times
Fair Isle's 'local newspaper'
After 35 years of continuous publication subscribers can now received their copy via e-mail or
downloaded it from the FIT website.

As an example here is Vol 33 No1
(This one is quite a large download at 7MB, most are between 0.5-1.5MB


FairIsle Knitwear
Mati Ventrillon's knitwear
 www.fairisleknitwear.co.uk

Yachts and Good Shepherd IV, N Haven
Yachts and Good Shepherd IV, N Haven

Cruise ship at anchor - Heridean Princess
Cruise ship at anchor - Hebridean Princess



 
 
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Shetland related matters
 

 

 

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Text and photographs 2010 Dave Wheeler except where otherwise credited. (Logo picture courtesy of Sumburgh SAR)
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dave.wheeler@fairisle.org.uk
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