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Issued at: 2100 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Sunny intervals and heavy showers on Sunday.

This Evening and Tonight:

A bright end to the day in the Isles. Some rain in Skye and Lochaber and pushing up to north and East Highland this evening, clearing again tonight while showers follow to the Northwest, as southwesterly winds strengthen. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Sunday:

A mixture of sunshine and showers, some heavy with hail and thunder possible. Showers most frequent in the West Highlands and Isles. Staying windy, with early gales for the Hebrides. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Another showery day on Monday, though lighter winds. Very unsettled towards midweek with rain at times and a risk of severe gales.

Updated at: 1557 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunshine and showers on Sunday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Windy in the north and west overnight. Rain across Scotland, Wales and western England will continue to spread eastwards, reaching eastern counties by dawn. Clear spells following for many with blustery showers moving in from the west.

Sunday:

Rain clearing eastern England early afternoon. Otherwise, a mix of sunshine and showers turning heavy and perhaps thundery in the north and west. Cooler than Saturday, especially in the east.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Strong winds and heavy rain at times through this period. Northern areas tending to see the most persistent rain and strongest winds with gales. Southern especially southeastern areas drier overall.

Updated at: 1540 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 29 Sep 2016 to Saturday 8 Oct 2016:

Windy on Thursday, particularly in the north with gales or severe gales possible here. Persistent rain in the north at first turning more showery. Brighter further south with winds easing. Lighter winds initially on Friday although with rain and stronger winds arriving from the west later. This unsettled pattern is then expected to continue through the remainder of the period, with spells of rain mixed with brighter, drier but occasional showery interludes. The northwest should see the most of the wet weather, with a risk of gales at times. Drier in southeastern parts, but some rain and breezy conditions are still possible. Temperatures should be around average through the rest of September, but perhaps a little below average at times from the start of October, with some overnight frosts.

Updated at: 1231 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

UK Outlook for Sunday 9 Oct 2016 to Sunday 23 Oct 2016:

Low confidence for the weather details for October. Currently, it is most likely that the unsettled weather will continue. Rain and strong winds possible at times for much of the country, especially in the north, intermixed with quieter, drier spells, these mainly in the south. Temperatures around, or slightly below average, with an increasing chance of some chilly nights and local frosts, especially in the north.

Updated at: 1231 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for An Socach (Highland)

An Socach (Highland) An Socach (Highland) – Heavy shower night 57.2574 -5.1679
Fort William Fort William – Heavy rain 56.8199 -5.104
Portree Portree – Cloudy 57.4127 -6.1949
Ullapool Ullapool – Partly cloudy night 57.8956 -5.16
Lairg Lairg – Partly cloudy night 58.0223 -4.401
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Light rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Strathyre Strathyre – Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.2111 -6.3842
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Partly cloudy night 57.4836 -7.3599
Tiree Tiree – Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Durness Durness – Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Tarbert Tarbert – Light shower night 55.87 -5.42
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Glasgow Glasgow – Heavy shower night 55.8643 -4.2505
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Light shower night 57.1498 -2.0927
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Partly cloudy night 55.9533 -3.1868
Biggar Biggar – Heavy shower night 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

An Socach (Highland)

Location: 57.2574, -5.1679

Altitude: 920.0 m above mean sea level

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