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Issued at: 0300 on Thu 5 May 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Showery rain reaching the northwest, otherwise dry with sunny spells.

Today:

Northwest very windy with scattered showers then a longer spell of rain, some heavy, brighter later with winds easing. Elsewhere, a mainly dry day with some sunshine the best in the east, where quite warm. A few showers in Lochaber. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

A few showers in the far north. Elsewhere dry, with some late sunshine then clear spells overnight. Winds will become light everywhere. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Friday:

Friday mostly dry, some sunshine, the best over the Hebrides, though Strathspey clouding over with patchy rain developing during the afternoon, edging into Inverness and Wick later. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Bright start Saturday, sunshine in west but some rain later, coastal haar in the east. Sunday and Monday mostly warm, sunny but misty on east coast.

Updated at: 0433 on Thu 5 May 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rather cloudy in the northwest, warm and sunny elsewhere.

Today:

It will be warm and sunny across England and Wales. Northern Ireland will have variable cloud and sunny spells. Scotland will be cloudier with showery rain in the far northwest, but still see some sunny spells, especially in the east.

Tonight:

Showery rain easing in the far northwest, dry elsewhere with variable cloud and clear spells. Quite chilly again overnight, but not quite as cold as previous nights.

Friday:

A warm, dry day with plenty of sunshine for most parts. Cloudier across parts of Scotland with a few showers at times. Feeling cooler along northeast coasts in the breeze.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Rain clearing the north on Saturday, otherwise mainly dry with sunny spells and becoming increasingly warm with a risk of isolated thundery showers. Turning unsettled in the southwest later Monday.

Updated at: 0213 on Thu 5 May 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 9 May 2016 to Wednesday 18 May 2016:

Most parts will very warm with some good sunny spells on Monday and Tuesday, although some heavy and thundery showers may affect the southwest, with a small risk of these showers developing elsewhere. Fog in the North Sea may also come onshore onto eastern coasts at times. Through the second half of next week northern parts are likely to become mainly dry, although thundery showers, or longer spells of rain may affect the south at times. Sea fog could continue to affect some eastern coasts Mainly dry and settled weather is then expected through to the middle of May with above average temperatures at first, although temperatures could return to near normal later, with perhaps more changeable weather spreading into the northwest.

Updated at: 1203 on Wed 4 May 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 19 May 2016 to Thursday 2 Jun 2016:

There is some uncertainty through this period but the most likely scenario is for mainly dry weather with sunny spells to persist in the south and east. More changeable weather is expected in the north and west with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some drier and brighter conditions. Temperatures are likely to be near normal, though perhaps becoming warm later towards the southeast.

Updated at: 1203 on Wed 4 May 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Fort William

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

Location Details

Fort William

Location: 56.8199, -5.104

Altitude: 7.0 m above mean sea level

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