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  • Mon Monday
    12°C 12°C
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  • Tue Tuesday
    14°C 9°C
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Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 17:54 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 07:17 Sunset: 16:51 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 07:19 Sunset: 16:49 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 07:21 Sunset: 16:46 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 2300 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

* Daily index representing the background and regional air quality for a chosen location. Air pollution levels close to roads in urban areas may be higher. For more information please visit our Daily Air Quality Index page.

Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Sunny intervals and blustery showers, frequent in west.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers will remain frequent across the Isles and West Highlands, and will merge into some longer spells of rain later in the night. Few showers around Inverness with clear spells. Strong southwesterly winds winds, gales over the Isles. Minimum Temperature 5C.

Saturday:

Frequent showers in the west with some longer spells of rain over the West Highlands. Brighter in east with some sunshine and isolated showers. Southwest gales, becoming severe. Maximum Temperature 13C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday and Monday dull with rain, prolonged, heavy in west, lighter in the east. Strong to gale southwesterly winds. Tuesday much brighter with sunshine and the odd shower.

Issued at: 1700 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain clearing the southeast. Windy and showery in the northwest.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will slowly clear southeastern England this evening. A dry night will follow, bar the odd coastal shower, with clear spells allowing the odd fog patch to form. Windy in the northwest with coastal gales and frequent showers.

Saturday:

Frequent showers and strong winds will continue across western Scotland with severe gales affecting coastal areas. Less windy and showery elsewhere, with the best of the sunshine across eastern areas.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Very wet and windy in the northwest Sunday and Monday. Rain pushes southeastwards on Tuesday with cooler, brighter conditions following. Drier and mild further south, but with isolated drizzly outbreaks.

Issued at: 1700 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 29 Oct 2014 to Friday 7 Nov 2014:

A slow moving band of rain over the central parts on Wednesday is expected to slowly weaken. To the north, largely fine with sunny spells after a chilly start. Dull, damp and mild to the south with occasional drizzle. Brighter across southern parts on Thursday with sunny spells. However, rain and strong winds are likely to extend into northwestern areas, before reaching central parts by the end of the day. A north-south split looks most likely to predominate thereafter with the most frequent bouts of wind and rain likely in the north and northwest, with the best of the drier weather in the south and southeast; although there is likely to be some rain here at times. Temperatures generally near normal, although feeling cold in strong winds and rain.

UK Outlook for Saturday 8 Nov 2014 to Saturday 22 Nov 2014:

The main signal is for a continuation of a north-south split during the second week of November. During this period, the generally westerly flow is likely to bring spells of wet and windy weather, mostly affecting northern and some western areas, but perhaps reaching other areas as well, this interspersed with drier intervals. However, southern and some eastern areas will probably see more in the way of drier and settled conditions increasing the likelihood of some sunshine, but also the risk of frost, mist and fog overnight, the latter of which could be slow to clear. After this it looks like unsettled weather will spread to much of the UK. Daytime temperatures will probably be near or a little above normal, although feeling cooler during any wet and windy spells.

Issued at: 1700 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

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

Location Details

Fort William

Location: 56.8199, -5.104

Altitude: 7m above mean sea level

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