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Wednesday   (31 August 2016)
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Issued at: 0500 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Some heavy morning showers, brighter afternoon with fewer showers.

Today:

A cloudy start with scattered showers, these locally heavy in the north. Brighter in the afternoon with showers gradually becoming more isolated. The best of the temperatures around Inverness and the Black Isle with a westerly breeze. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Tonight:

The showers will become more isolated through the evening and overnight. Scattered cloud will linger across the West Highlands with the best of the clear spells for eastern Caithness. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Saturday:

A dry and bright start for most with some sunny spells. Cloud gradually increasing from the southwest with isolated showers during the afternoon, although still quite bright. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Bright spells and scattered showers on Sunday, fewer showers on Monday although clouding over later in the west. Cloudier and breezier Tuesday with rain in west, best conditions in east.

Updated at: 0538 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Mostly dry and fine with plenty of sunshine

Today:

Scattered showers will affect Northern Ireland and western Scotland today. Elsewhere it'll be generally dry with good sunny spells all day. It'll be a touch cooler and fresher than yesterday, but still warm for most.

Tonight:

Most places dry with clear periods overnight and a risk of isolated mist and fog over England and Wales, with scattered showers continuing to affect parts of NW Scotland.

Saturday:

After a dry start, a band of rain, becoming heavy later, will affect parts of southern and central England and Wales. Otherwise mostly dry and warm with some sunshine.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday sees sunny spells and showers, occasionally heavy. Monday similar but with more in the way of sunshine. On Tuesday, becoming cloudier with rain arriving in the west later.

Updated at: 0446 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 30 Aug 2016 to Thursday 8 Sep 2016:

Outbreaks of rain are expected to spread into the north and west on Tuesday, but the south and east should stay mainly dry with sunny spells. The rain should move southeastwards during Wednesday and Thursday, but it is likely to become light and patchy. Temperatures will be warm in the southeast, but nearer normal temperatures in the northwest are likely to spread across all parts. The weather through the rest of the period is likely to be changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some dry and brighter periods. The best of the brighter weather occurring in the southeast, with some wet and windy spells at times in the northwest. Temperatures will be generally near normal although there is the chance of some temporary warmer spells.

Updated at: 1211 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 8 Sep 2016 to Thursday 22 Sep 2016:

Westerly or southwesterly winds are expected to dominate through this period. This will bring changeable weather, with showers or longer spells of rain interspersed by some dry and bright periods. The heaviest and most persistent rain is expected to occur in the north and west, where it could also be windy at times. The best of the brighter weather probably occurring in the south and east. Temperatures through this period are likely to be generally near normal.

Updated at: 1210 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis Ben Nevis – Heavy rain 56.7965 -5.0013
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Craig Craig – Heavy rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Portree Portree – Cloudy 57.4127 -6.1949
Tarbert Tarbert – Partly cloudy night 55.87 -5.42
Glasgow Glasgow – Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Tiree Tiree – Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Ullapool Ullapool – Heavy rain 57.8956 -5.16
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Lairg Lairg – Light shower night 58.0223 -4.401
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Clear night 55.9533 -3.1868
Cumnock Cumnock – Partly cloudy night 55.4535 -4.2645
Biggar Biggar – Partly cloudy night 55.6234 -3.5226
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Heavy shower night 57.4836 -7.3599
Stornoway Stornoway – Heavy rain 58.2111 -6.3842
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Overcast 57.1498 -2.0927
Durness Durness – Light rain 58.567 -4.75

Location Details

Ben Nevis

Location: 56.7965, -5.0013

Altitude: 1344.0 m above mean sea level

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