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Loch Duich

Loch Duich last 24 hours
  • 8°C 2°C
    Heavy rain
  • 4°C 2°C
    Light shower day
  • 7°C 3°C
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Sunday   (26 February 2017)
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2 1 2 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 1 -1 -1 0 -1 -1 -1
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SSE 18 35 SSE 22 35 SSE 21 33 SW 17 28 SSW 11 21 SSE 10 18 S 9 17 SE 10 17 SE 10 17 ESE 14 22 ESE 16 25 SSE 24 36 WSW 20 36 WSW 24 41 WSW 22 38 WSW 21 38 WSW 22 40 WSW 21 39 SW 21 38
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Monday   (27 February 2017)
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Temperature (°C)
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SW 20 37 SW 20 38 SW 18 34 SSW 19 38 SSW 18 35 SSW 15 30 SSW 15 29 SSW 14 27 S 13 26 S 12 25 S 13 25 S 13 25 S 11 24 S 11 23 S 11 22 S 10 21 S 9 19 S 8 18 S 8 18 S 9 18 S 9 18 S 9 20 SSE 11 23 SSW 13 26
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0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tuesday   (28 February 2017)
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S 15 27 SE 12 21 ESE 9 17 NNW 13 26 NNW 15 32 NW 13 26 N 14 27 NNW 12 24
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93% 91% 91% 84% 77% 81% 86% 87%
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Wednesday   (01 March 2017)
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Thursday   (02 March 2017)
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Friday   (03 March 2017)
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Saturday   (04 March 2017)
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S 10 19 NNW 10 20 N 10 20 N 11 21 NNW 12 23 SSE 12 28 WSW 11 26 SSE 10 25
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Issued at: 0500 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Showers or longer spells of rain. Gales later, perhaps evere

Today:

A mostly cloudy day with showers or longer spells of rain, these heavier and more persistent around Lochaber and the Northwest, including the Western Isles. Turning showery in the south later. Windy, with gales developing, possibly severe by the evening. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

More persistent rain in north turning to snow on hills before clearing to occasional wintry showers. Some accumulations on higher ground tonight, with ice. Early gales, possibly severe, easing. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Monday:

A brighter day with some sunshine at times, along with a few showers which could be heavy near western coasts, and wintry at times. Moray Firth coasts probably staying dry. Maximum Temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Rather cold with bright and sunny spells and some wintry showers, with a risk of a spell of prolonged rain and high ground snow during Tuesday.

Updated at: 0303 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Another windy day, with rain moving in from the west.

Today:

Further rain, heavy in places, prolonged across Scotland, will move southeastwards during the day, although not reaching southeast England until later. Turning colder with showers in the west. Windy for many, with severe gales in exposed northern and western parts.

Tonight:

Rain slow to clear southeast England. Turning colder, with showers in the north and west, heavy at times, with snow over northern hills and the risk of ice.

Monday:

Early rain soon clearing far southeast England. Heavy showers moving across all parts with sunny spells in between. Hail and thunder is likely, with hill snow. Windy in the south.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Unsettled, with heavy showers on Tuesday, wintry over northern hills, with overnight frost and ice. Further bands of rain spreading east on Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures nearer normal.

Updated at: 0159 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 2 Mar 2017 to Saturday 11 Mar 2017:

An unsettled picture is likely as frontal systems move into the UK from the west or southwest, bringing wet and windy weather at times with gales in places. Snow is likely over northern hills, with a low risk of some snow more widely at times across the north. Between frontal systems, there should be some spells of brighter weather with showers which may be wintry at times in the north. Nevertheless, some brief quieter, drier spells are also likely. Temperatures will generally vary around normal for the time of year, often slightly above average in the south but rather cold at times in the north, with night frosts. There remains the possibility of a more widely settled but colder period, perhaps giving wintry showers in the east and north.

Updated at: 1200 on Sat 25 Feb 2017

UK Outlook for Sunday 12 Mar 2017 to Sunday 26 Mar 2017:

For the rest of March signals are weak and confidence is low. It will probably be rather unsettled with spells of wet and windy weather at first, interspersed with brighter and showery conditions. Some snow is also possible across the north of the UK. There should, however, also be some drier and brighter spells, where we may see some local frost and fog at times overnight. Temperatures are expected to be slightly above normal for the time of year. However, there remains the possibility of seeing a more prolonged cold spell, with an increased chance of snow in places. This is more likely later in the period.

Updated at: 1159 on Sat 25 Feb 2017