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Issued at: 0000 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Showers in the north and east overnight. Chilly.

This Evening and Tonight:

A mainly dry evening with some late sunshine along the west coast. Elsewhere, scattered showers this evening becoming confined to North Highland and Speyside overnight. Felling chilly with a fresh northerly wind across the Isles. Minimum Temperature 3°C.

Tuesday:

Mostly cloudy with showers, these most frequent in North Highland and Speyside. Lochaber seeing the somewhat drier and brighter weather. Strong northerly winds in the north. Cool. Maximum Temperature 15°C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Staying quite cool windy, especially in the north. The southwest will be mostly dry with some brightness, often cloudy across the north with showery rain.

Updated at: 1641 on Mon 31 Aug 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Becoming dry in the east, showers continuing further north.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any lingering rain will gradually clear eastern areas this evening, leaving a dry night for the south, but with scattered heavy showers in the north and west. Turning chilly where the cloud breaks, with patchy mist developing in rural areas.

Tuesday:

Variable cloud with some sunny spells, with the best of these in the south and southwest. Scattered locally heavy showers will continue in the north, and parts of the midlands.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cool northerly winds will bring sunny spells and showers throughout, these locally heavy in the east. Chilly nights, especially in the west, with a touch of frost possible.

Updated at: 1506 on Mon 31 Aug 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 5 Sep 2015 to Monday 14 Sep 2015:

Saturday is likely to be quite cloudy and cool with a few showers, more especially in the north and east. Sunday remains on the cool side, but there should be more in the way of bright spells, with any showers becoming increasingly confined to the east. Into the following week settled conditions should become established across all parts, bringing mostly fine and dry weather, with some cool misty starts followed by sunny spells followed by spells of bright Autumn sunshine. Temperatures on the whole will be a little below average, although it will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine with generally light winds. Overnight temperatures are likely to be on the chilly side, with a risk of some localised rural grass frosts, most especially in the north.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 15 Sep 2015 to Tuesday 29 Sep 2015:

The second half of September is expected to start with generally fine and settled conditions, with plenty of dry and bright weather with some pleasant sunshine, and with only a brief spells of cloudier, wetter weather. Eventually a northwest to southeast split develops in the weather, with the southeast holding on to the best of the drier weather while the northwest sees occasional bouts of rain and strong winds. Temperatures will be generally close to average, but with some chilly nights, more especially in the north.

Updated at: 1506 on Mon 31 Aug 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Fort William

Fort William Fort William – Partly cloudy night 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – Partly cloudy night 56.3257 -4.3234
Craig Craig – Cloudy 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Partly cloudy night 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Partly cloudy night 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 – Overcast 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 – Light rain 55.9533 -3.1868
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Light rain 57.4836 -7.3599
Cumnock Cumnock – Light rain 55.4535 -4.2645
Biggar Biggar – Overcast 55.6234 -3.5226
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.2111 -6.3842
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Durness Durness – Overcast 58.567 -4.75
Stranraer Stranraer – Light rain 54.9033 -5.0228

Location Details

Fort William

Location: 56.8199, -5.104

Altitude: 7m above mean sea level

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