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Issued at: 0500 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Cloudy with some rain in the east, brighter in west.

Today:

A cloudy day in the east with some patchy light rain and hill fog, mainly affecting Easter Ross, eastern Sutherland and Caithness. Drier and brighter in the west with some sunnier spells. Maximum Temperature 10C.

Tonight:

Eastern areas cloudy with hill fog and outbreaks of rain. Mild under the cloud cover but western areas will see the lowest temperatures as it stays dry with clearer spells. Minimum Temperature 2C.

Saturday:

Another predominately cloudy day with only a few sunnier intervals. Early rain in the east will die out as more persistent rain spreads in from the west during the evening. Maximum Temperature 11C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Early rain clearing on Sunday, leaving a drier and brighter day but cooler. A further spell of rain early on Monday, then colder with some showers, wintry on the hills.

Updated at: 0311 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Remaining cloudy and murky for many with patchy rain.

Today:

A largely cloudy day with further patchy drizzly rain likely, especially northeastern parts. The best of any sunny spells will be in the west. then southeast later. Breezy generally, with gusty winds in the southwest. Generally mild.

Tonight:

Remaining cloudy for many central and northern parts, with outbreaks of rain continuing in the northeast. Some clearer spells across the south, although there may also be a few showers.

Saturday:

It will become increasingly sunny and mild across many southern parts, with the mildest conditions in the southwest. Remaining generally cloudy in the north with further patchy rain.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

A colder day for many on Sunday with fog patches in the south lingering for some. Rain moving southeast on Monday, clearing Tuesday morning, leaving cooler, brighter conditions. Becoming windier.

Updated at: 0317 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 2 Dec 2014 to Thursday 11 Dec 2014:

Cloud and patchy rain in southeast will clear during Tuesday with brighter, colder conditions following from the northwest. Showers will affect northwestern parts where it will be windy with snow over the hills. Frost and fog patches overnight. Thereafter, pressure will build from the west bringing a period of largely settled weather with variable cloud and sunny spells with the risk of frost and fog patches forming by night. However, northwestern parts will be windier with occasional rain, which may extend further southeast as a weakening feature around Thursday. Temperatures often below average and rather cold at times, especially where fog lingers, but somewhat milder in the far northwest. Into the week after next, northwestern parts are likely to see the most unsettled conditions with southeastern areas remaining more settled.

UK Outlook for Friday 12 Dec 2014 to Friday 26 Dec 2014:

There is no strong signal in weather patterns during this period. However, the most likely scenario is a trend towards more unsettled and, at times, windy weather, especially in western parts of the UK, with eastern parts seeing the best of any dry weather. Temperatures are generally expected to be around average for the time of year. There is a chance of some overnight and morning frost and fog in places. There is also a chance of some snow on higher ground in the north.

Updated at: 0317 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Fort William

Fort William Fort William – Cloudy 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Craig Craig – Overcast 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Cloudy 57.4127 -6.1949
Tarbert Tarbert – Partly cloudy night 55.87 -5.42
Tiree Tiree – Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow Glasgow – Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Ullapool Ullapool – Partly cloudy night 57.8956 -5.16
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Dundee Dundee – Partly cloudy night 56.4621 -2.9692
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Partly cloudy night 55.9533 -3.1868
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Cloudy 57.4836 -7.3599
Cumnock Cumnock – Partly cloudy night 55.4535 -4.2645
Biggar Biggar – Clear night 55.6234 -3.5226
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.2111 -6.3842
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Overcast 57.1498 -2.0927
Durness Durness – Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Stranraer Stranraer – Cloudy 54.9033 -5.0228

Location Details

Fort William

Location: 56.8199, -5.104

Altitude: 7m above mean sea level

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