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Issued at: 1100 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Mostly dry, bright start. Becoming wet and windy.

Today:

Dry, bright start towards Inverness and Great Glen. Rain soon reaching Isles and west Highlands spreading elsewhere later in morning, persisting during afternoon. Heaviest rain will be over the Northwest Highlands. Becoming windy with southwesterly gales developing. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Persistent rain giving way to drier, clearer conditions early tonight. Blustery showers following, turning to snow over hills. Cold, windy night with westerly gales, possibly severe towards north coast later. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Wednesday:

Rather cloudy morning with frequent showers, wintry on higher ground. Still very windy with northwesterly gales, severe in north at first. Becoming drier, brighter, less windy during the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Rain and sleet for a time on Thursday with snow higher ground. Drier, brighter on Friday but still cold. Wet, windy Friday night and Saturday with rain preceded by snow.

Updated at: 0329 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Very wet and windy at times. Briefly colder on Friday.

Today:

A cold start in the north, then turning wet, and milder from the west later. Another mild day across the south, though rather cloudy and damp at times with some hill fog. Becoming windy, especially in the north this evening

Tonight:

Windy, especially in Scotland. Otherwise, chilly in the north, with clear spells and some frost along with occasional showers. Elsewhere, it's cloudy though mild with heavy rain for some.

Wednesday:

Windy in the north and east, breezy elsewhere. Sunny spells in the north, along with some showers. Further south it's cloudy, mild and at times wet with winds easing later.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Wet and very windy on Thursday with hill snow in the north. On Friday, winds fall lighter, and it's drier with some sunshine. Further wet, windy weather arrives on Saturday.

Updated at: 0124 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 26 Feb 2017 to Tuesday 7 Mar 2017:

Late February and early March look generally mild, changeable and unsettled at times, with Atlantic depressions pushing across the UK. This means there will be spells of rain, some of which could be heavy across high ground in the north and west, and accompanied by windy conditions, perhaps with gales at times, again more likely in the north and west. Showers in between these Atlantic systems could be wintry over northern hills. Some wind and rain is likely for the south and east too, though with more prolonged spells of drier and brighter weather in-between. Throughout this period there remains a lower chance that high pressure centred to the southwest of the UK may become more dominant and this would mean rather more settled conditions establishing themselves, with overnight frosts.

Updated at: 1207 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

UK Outlook for Wednesday 8 Mar 2017 to Wednesday 22 Mar 2017:

For March there is a fair amount of uncertainty, but the weather is most likely to be unsettled at first. There will be spells of wet and windy weather, interspersed with brighter and showery conditions with some snow possible across the north of the UK. There will, however, also be some drier and brighter spells, particularly in the south and east where we may see some local frost and fog at times overnight. Temperatures are expected to be around average for the time of year but there remains a small chance of seeing a more prolonged cold spell, if settled conditions develop more widely. This is most probable later in the period.

Updated at: 1207 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Kyle of Lochalsh

Kyle of Lochalsh Kyle of Lochalsh – Heavy rain 57.2813 -5.7121
Portree Portree – Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – Heavy rain 56.8199 -5.104
Ullapool Ullapool – Heavy rain 57.8956 -5.16
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Light rain 57.4836 -7.3599
Stornoway Stornoway – Heavy rain 58.2111 -6.3842
Tiree Tiree – Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Lairg Lairg – Light rain 58.0223 -4.401
Strathyre Strathyre – Overcast 56.3257 -4.3234
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Durness Durness – Heavy rain 58.567 -4.75
Tarbert Tarbert – Heavy shower day 55.87 -5.42
Glasgow Glasgow – Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Cumnock Cumnock – Cloudy 55.4535 -4.2645

Location Details

Kyle of Lochalsh

Location: 57.2813, -5.7121

Altitude: 9.0 m above mean sea level

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