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Issued at: 1100 on Fri 24 Feb 2017

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Sunny spells, isolated wintry showers. But rain, transient snow later.

Today:

Any remaining showers will soon clear away, with a mainly dry morning to follow, the best sunshine towards Speyside and Inverness. Cloud, rain and strengthening winds then spreading east during the afternoon and evening with some transient snow inland. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Any snow turning to rain to leave a wet and windy night. The rain focussed in the west, particularly Lochaber where milder. Drier with a risk of frost in east. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Saturday:

A wet and windy morning with gales turning to a westerly direction. Then a drier afternoon with isolated showers and some brighter spells, best of these across eastern Caithness. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Rain early Sunday then becoming clearer and colder with showers, these turning wintry later Sunday and Monday. Becoming breezy on Tuesday with wintry showers in the north, brighter in south.

Updated at: 0238 on Fri 24 Feb 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Cold and bright. Turning wet and windy in the north-west.

Today:

It will be a cold and bright start with patchy frost and the risk of ice. England and Wales will remain fine and cold with lighter winds, but across western Scotland and Northern Ireland it will become wet and windy.

Tonight:

Unsettled weather will arrive overnight with gales in the north-west and persistent rain across western Scotland and north-west England. Further south it will be drier but cloudy. Mild for all.

Saturday:

Wet and windy weather will spread southwards, with persistent rain on western upslopes of England and Wales. Little rain will reach the east and the north-west will turn drier. Mild.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Staying unsettled over the next few days with spells of wet and windy weather for many. Turning colder next week with sunshine and blustery showers, these wintry on the hills.

Updated at: 0156 on Fri 24 Feb 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 1 Mar 2017 to Friday 10 Mar 2017:

An unsettled picture is likely at the start of March, as further weather systems affect the UK from the Atlantic. Frontal systems will cross the UK, bringing cloudy and wet weather at times, with some snow over northern hills. It will be rather cold at times in the north, with temperatures closer to average in the south. The changeable Atlantic influence is expected to remain in place through early March, with strong winds and rain at times and possibly gales. Temperatures will be around normal, and possibly a little above average in the south. In between frontal systems, there is likely to be some spells of drier and brighter weather with some showers and patchy overnight frosts.

Updated at: 1221 on Fri 24 Feb 2017

UK Outlook for Saturday 11 Mar 2017 to Saturday 25 Mar 2017:

For the rest of March signals are weak and confidence is low. It will probably be rather unsettled with spells of wet and windy weather at first, interspersed with brighter and showery conditions with some snow possible across the north of the UK. There should, however, also be some drier and brighter spells, where we may see some local frost and fog at times overnight. Temperatures are expected to be slightly above normal for the time of year. However, there remains the possibility of seeing a more prolonged cold spell, with an increased chance of snow in places. This is more likely later in the period.

Updated at: 1219 on Fri 24 Feb 2017

Weather map

Fri 1300

Weather forecast map for Sgurr Na Ruaidhe

Sgurr Na Ruaidhe Sgurr Na Ruaidhe – Cloudy 57.4455 -4.8393
Ullapool Ullapool – Cloudy 57.8956 -5.16
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Fort William Fort William – Heavy shower day 56.8199 -5.104
Portree Portree – Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Aberlour Aberlour – Sunny intervals 57.4751 -3.2155
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Sunny intervals 56.7045 -3.7283
Durness Durness – Light rain 58.567 -4.75
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.2111 -6.3842
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Heavy rain 57.4836 -7.3599
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Sunny intervals 58.4392 -3.0922
Dundee Dundee – Sunny intervals 56.4621 -2.9692
Tiree Tiree – Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Sunny day 57.1498 -2.0927
Tarbert Tarbert – Heavy shower day 55.87 -5.42
Glasgow Glasgow – Sunny intervals 55.8643 -4.2505
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Sunny intervals 55.9533 -3.1868
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny intervals 58.985 -2.9607

Location Details

Sgurr Na Ruaidhe

Location: 57.4455, -4.8393

Altitude: 993.0 m above mean sea level

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