With rain, drizzle and some wintry showers freezing on the ground there is ice and black ice around.
After above average white fish box landings during October, November continued the trend, and half way through the month last year’s record of 3 hundred and 57 thousand boxes had been broken, making this year already a record year.
The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation has urged UK government ministers to rule out a long Brexit transition for the fishing industry to ensure clarity for UK fishing fleets as they leave the Common Fisheries Policy.
The coastguard helicopter based at Sumburgh, Rescue 900, was scrambled yesterday to go to Fetlar on behalf of the ambulance service.
The 20 year old, 40 metre, Norwegian-registered live fish carrier Viking Gripfisk was back in service yesterday afternoon and on its way from Scalloway to Stornoway.
White fish landings today were above average with 12 boats, 6 local, landing about 1900 boxes.