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Issued at: 1100 on Sun 11 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Strong winds over far north easing. Driest in east.

Today:

Strong winds and frequent showers around Thurso clearing this morning. Eastern Highland mainly dry and bright with some sunny intervals, while western areas see more cloud and some patchy rain at times. Moderate to fresh westerly breeze gradually easing. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Tonight:

A few patches of light rain at first in the west otherwise a mainly dry evening and night. Some clear intervals in east. Strengthening southerly winds for the Western Isles. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Monday:

A dry start, and much of the Great Glen and East Highland will remain dry though cloudy. Rain will spread to the Isles, edging into the Northwest Highlands later. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday starting mainly dry then clouding over with patchy rain in the west. Wednesday and Thursday more unsettled with bands of rain and strong to gale force winds.

Updated at: 0232 on Sun 11 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Mainly dry and mild with light winds.

Today:

Sunday will be dry for most, though fresher than in recent days. There will be some hazy sunshine, especially in the south. Brisk winds in the north will gradually die down and patchy rain will affect some north-western areas.

Tonight:

It will stay dry overnight but fog will develop widely in much of England and Wales. Temperatures will be lower than recently with frost in some rural areas.

Monday:

Fog will slowly clear tomorrow morning leaving it dry and cloudy. A band of mostly light rain in the far south-west will gradually spread north-eastwards. Eastern parts will stay dry.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

It will stay mild and cloudy with patchy rain and some night frost and fog. The north will be windy at times. Thursday will see heavier rain and stronger winds.

Updated at: 0200 on Sun 11 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 16 Dec 2016 to Sunday 25 Dec 2016:

Towards the end of next week frontal systems are likely to move into the west, bringing outbreaks of rain that'll be heavy at times with strong winds. The wind and rain will ease as they move slowly eastwards though and it'll be mild. Pressure then looks likely to build over the UK during next weekend, bringing drier and, at times, brighter weather for southern parts, although the north may hold onto cloud and outbreaks of rain. Temperatures are likely to be near normal, with overnight frost patches forming where the cloud breaks. There is a large degree of uncertainty as we head towards the Christmas period, however, high pressure currently looks more likely to dominate leading to drier weather, but it will still be rather cloudy with some fog patches.

Updated at: 1157 on Sun 11 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Monday 26 Dec 2016 to Monday 9 Jan 2017:

There is a good deal of uncertainty for this period as the UK remains in a battleground between higher pressure across the near continent and lower pressure over the Atlantic. The exact orientation of these will dictate conditions across the country. Currently it is most likely to be a settled start to the period, with high pressure dominating. Western parts are however most likely to see outbreaks of rain at times, along with relatively mild conditions, whilst eastern areas will see drier and perhaps colder conditions. There are likely to be some milder, unsettled interludes though, especially into early January.

Updated at: 1200 on Sun 11 Dec 2016

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Weather forecast map for Stornoway

Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny intervals 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 – Cloudy 57.4836 -7.3599
Craig Craig – Cloudy 57.4889 -5.2754
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Fort William Fort William – Overcast 56.8199 -5.104
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Tarbert Tarbert – Cloudy 55.87 -5.42
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Sunny intervals 57.1498 -2.0927
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Glasgow Glasgow – Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868

Location Details

Stornoway

Location: 58.214, -6.325

Altitude: 15.0 m above mean sea level

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