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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Bright spells, but rain in the northwest.

Today:

Skye, the Western Isles and Northwest Highlands will be mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain, persistent and occasionally heavy over the Northwest Highlands. Drier spells elsewhere with some brightness, although the odd shower still possible. Fresh west or southwest winds. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy with the best of any brightness around Inverness and into Speyside. Occasional rain, most persistent across the Northwest Highlands. Still breezy at times around the coast. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Thursday:

Rather cloudy with the best of the brightness around Inverness and Nairn. Occasional rain or showers expected across the Northwest Highlands and the Islands. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

A mixture of bright and sunny spells with a scattering of showers. A fresher feel to the weather by the weekend as winds turn into the northwest.

Updated at: 0431 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Dry for most away from the north and west.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any showers in the southeast soon easing, then dry with clear spells for many overnight. Showery rain is expected in northern Scotland throughout, with outbreaks of rain also spreading to Northern Ireland and eventually other western parts by dawn.

Thursday:

Showery rain spreading east, possibly turning heavy and thundery in places. Showery rain in northern Scotland easing later. Some afternoon brightness in England and Wales but also isolated heavy showers.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and scattered showers throughout, the showers most frequent across the north. Feeling fresher in the north, with these conditions gradually spreading south.

Updated at: 1301 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 1 Aug 2016 to Wednesday 10 Aug 2016:

A good deal of bright weather is likely on Monday, but with showers affecting some parts, particularly in the north and east. Temperatures will be near or slightly below average, with a chilly night following, especially in the north. From Tuesday it is expected to turn more unsettled generally, with a mixture of brighter but showery spells interspersed by cloudier conditions with outbreaks of rain. Northwestern parts will see the heaviest rain and strongest winds, whereas the southeast will get the best of the dry and bright weather. Temperatures generally around average, but sometimes cooler in the northwest. The weather may turn more settled for the first weekend in August, with temperatures trending upwards, but how long this lasts, if it occurs at all, is very uncertain.

Updated at: 1217 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 11 Aug 2016 to Thursday 25 Aug 2016:

Any early brief settled and warmer spell is unlikely to last, with the weather most probably returning to a changeable regime. Outbreaks of rain, along with sunshine and showers are likely to affect the country at times, but there is also expected to be some warmer and settled periods. Northern and northwestern parts will generally see the wettest weather, with the south and southeast seeing the most lengthy dry and fine spells. Temperatures will probably average out around normal, with some warmer and cooler days likely.

Updated at: 1217 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

Weather map

Wed 1300

Weather forecast map for Fort William

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