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Issued at: 1400 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Cool and windy with showers

Today:

Mostly cloudy with showers, these most frequent in North Highland and Speyside. Lochaber and the Hebrides seeing somewhat drier and brighter weather with sunny intervals and more scattered showers. Moderate to fresh northerly winds. Cool. Maximum Temperature 16°C.

Tonight:

Showers will continue to be most frequent across the north and east of Highland, with longer clearer spells over Lochaber. Fresh northerly winds, strong over Caithness, lighter over inland shelter. Minimum Temperature 8°C.

Wednesday:

Mainly cloudy with some showery rain across the north and east, but brighter with just a few showers over Lochaber. A cool day, with strong northerly winds Maximum Temperature 14°C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Staying cool and windy, especially in the north, though winds easing Saturday. The southwest will be mostly dry with some brightness, often cloudy across the north with showery rain.

Updated at: 0441 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Clear spells and scattered showers, these mainly in the north.

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry night with clear spells for many, although some showers will continue, these chiefly in northern areas. It will be a chilly night for many, with a cool northerly breeze.

Wednesday:

Isolated showers and sunny spells through the morning, with the showers becoming a little more widespread through the afternoon. The best of the sunshine will be in the southwest.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Largely dry with sunny intervals, but northerly winds will bring scattered showers throughout, these lighter than previous days. Chilly nights, especially in the north, with a touch of frost possible.

Updated at: 1349 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 6 Sep 2015 to Tuesday 15 Sep 2015:

Sunday is likely to be a rather cloudy day with some patchy rain for a time towards the north as well as coasts and hills exposed to the northerly wind. Brighter conditions with some sunshine are likely in the south. Sunnier conditions develop through Monday, with just a few showers around windward coasts. Through the rest of the period settled conditions should become established across all parts, with some cool misty starts followed by dry and fine days. Temperatures will be close to normal and it will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine. Overnight temperatures are likely to be on the chilly side at first, with a risk of some localised rural grass frosts, most especially in the north. Temperatures may trend upwards towards the latter half of the period.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 16 Sep 2015 to Wednesday 30 Sep 2015:

The second half of September is likely to start with generally fine and settled conditions, with plenty of dry weather with some pleasant sunshine, and with only brief spells of cloudier, wetter weather. Towards the end of the month a northwest to southeast split develops in the weather, with the southeast holding on to the best of the drier weather, although with occasional unsettled spells developing here, while the northwest sees more regular outbreaks of of rain and strong winds. Temperatures will be generally close to average, but with cooler conditions developing again towards the north and west later.

Updated at: 1349 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Weather map

Tue 1600

Weather forecast map for Fort William

Fort William Fort William – Cloudy 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Craig Craig – Light rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Overcast 57.4127 -6.1949
Tarbert Tarbert – Cloudy 55.87 -5.42
Tiree Tiree – Sunny intervals 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 – Heavy rain 56.4621 -2.9692
Lairg Lairg – Light rain 58.0223 -4.401
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Light rain 55.9533 -3.1868
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Cloudy 57.4836 -7.3599
Cumnock Cumnock – Cloudy 55.4535 -4.2645
Biggar Biggar – Cloudy 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 – Sunny intervals 54.9033 -5.0228

Location Details

Fort William

Location: 56.8199, -5.104

Altitude: 7m above mean sea level

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