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Wick (Highland)

Wick (Highland) last 24 hours
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Saturday   (25 February 2017)
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Sunday   (26 February 2017)
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Monday   (27 February 2017)
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Friday   (03 March 2017)
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Issued at: 1900 on Sat 25 Feb 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Showers or longer spells of rain. Gales later.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers will continue towards West Coast but dying out inland. Clear periods developing, leading to a touch of frost towards the Great Glen. Milder further west with persistent rain edging in later tonight along with strong southerly winds. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Sunday:

A mostly cloudy day with showers or longer spells of rain, these heavier and more persistent around Lochaber and the southwest. Windy, with gales developing, possibly severe in the evening. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Becoming colder and quite changeable into next week with bright spells and some wintry showers, with a risk of more prolonged rain and hill snow during Tuesday and later Wednesday.

Updated at: 2022 on Sat 25 Feb 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Cloudy with strong winds and rain

This Evening and Tonight:

A cold night in Scotland and Northern Ireland with scattered showers. Milder and cloudier further south with rain clearing England and Wales overnight, but more edging into the far north-west again, with some heavy bursts at times.

Sunday:

A dry start for much of the UK, becoming generally cloudier and windy with rain spreading from the west. Persistent rain and gales along western exposed areas; south-east remaining dry.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Sunny spells and heavy blustery showers, some thundery with snow over hills. Colder, especially in the north with overnight frosts and perhaps icy stretches. Rain spreading east on Wednesday.

Updated at: 1506 on Sat 25 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