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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 18 Jan 2017

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Patchy rain in the west, dry in the east. Mild.

Today:

Mostly cloudy with a little light rain or drizzle across the west at times Dry across the northeast with some brightness at times. Windy in the far northwest with strong southwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Staying largely cloudy this evening and overnight with some patchy light rain and drizzle across the west. Dry in the northeast with some clear periods and becoming rather cold. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Thursday:

Mainly cloudy with the chance of some rain or drizzle at times across the west, dry with some occasional brightness in the northeast. Still breezy in the northwest. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Becoming largely dry with variable amounts of cloud and some bright or clear periods. Becoming a little colder with some the chance of overnight frost inland.

Updated at: 0301 on Wed 18 Jan 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rather cloudy and mostly dry. Brighter in the south-east.

Today:

Another rather cloudy and mild day for most with a little light rain or drizzle, mainly in the north-west, although more persistent over Shetland. Chilly in southern, south-eastern and central England, but with some sunshine in the south and south-east.

Tonight:

Rather cloudy and mild for most with a little drizzle and hill fog in places. Clearer and colder in the south and south-east with a frost, turning cloudier later.

Thursday:

Cloudy for most with patchy drizzle in the north-west. Perhaps a little cloudier in the south-east, best of the brightness in the south, south-west and north-east. Chilly in the south.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Remaining generally settled through the weekend, rather cloudy at first but more in the way of sunny spells by Sunday. Turning colder for most with overnight frosts becoming more widespread.

Updated at: 0036 on Wed 18 Jan 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 23 Jan 2017 to Wednesday 1 Feb 2017:

High pressure is likely to continue to dominate across the UK on Monday and Tuesday, with mostly dry and settled conditions expected, aside from in the far north-west where rain and strong winds are possible. Temperatures will be mostly either around average or a little colder. Looking further ahead, more unsettled conditions are expected to slowly spread further into the north and west bringing spells of rain and strong winds, although it will be more settled further south and east. The unsettled and at times windy conditions are expected to continue to slowly spread south and east through the period, eventually bringing milder conditions to most and outbreaks of rain at times across the country, this likely heavier further west and lighter and less frequent further east.

Updated at: 1135 on Wed 18 Jan 2017

UK Outlook for Thursday 2 Feb 2017 to Thursday 16 Feb 2017:

Looking ahead to the start of February confidence is fairly low. However, the most likely scenario is that Atlantic low pressure systems will bring spells of wet and windy weather to all at times, though this will be interspersed with drier and brighter interludes. Temperatures will generally be around average for this time of year, though with occasional milder spells. There is a possibility that an area of high pressure will become dominant again towards the middle of February, bringing more settled conditions with the return of overnight frost and patches of fog. However, confidence regarding this detail is low.

Updated at: 1135 on Wed 18 Jan 2017

Weather map

Wed 1300

Weather forecast map for Stornoway

Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Ullapool Ullapool – Cloudy 57.8956 -5.16
Portree Portree – Cloudy 57.4127 -6.1949
Durness Durness – Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Overcast 57.4836 -7.3599
Craig Craig – Overcast 57.4889 -5.2754
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Fort William Fort William – Overcast 56.8199 -5.104
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Sunny day 58.4392 -3.0922
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Aberlour Aberlour – Sunny intervals 57.4751 -3.2155
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny intervals 58.985 -2.9607
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Overcast 56.7045 -3.7283
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Tarbert Tarbert – Overcast 55.87 -5.42
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Sunny day 57.1498 -2.0927
Dundee Dundee – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Glasgow Glasgow – Overcast 55.8643 -4.2505
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Overcast 55.9533 -3.1868

Location Details

Stornoway

Location: 58.214, -6.325

Altitude: 15.0 m above mean sea level

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