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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Very mild with some brightness in places this afternoon.

Today:

Mostly cloudy this morning with outbreaks of rain, this heaviest across the west. Becoming mainly dry this afternoon with some brightness, especially around the Moray Firth. Windy with gale or severe southwesterly gales in the northwest later. Very mild. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Very windy this evening across the north with gale or severe southwesterly gales over exposed coasts and hills, winds easing after midnight. Otherwise mainly dry, isolated showers in the northwest. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Thursday:

Chance of isolated showers in the northwest at first otherwise mainly dry. Often cloudy but some brighter spells developing at times. Less windy. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain on Friday morning, clearing to blustery showers in the afternoon these mainly in the west. Windy with southwesterly gales in the west later. Windy over the weekend with showers.

Updated at: 0331 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain for some today. Sunny spells in the south later.

Today:

Low cloud, fog and hill fog in the south-east will tend to lift and break, allowing some sunshine here later. Meanwhile, windy but generally cloudy in the north, with a band of rain slowly spreading south-eastwards into central parts.

Tonight:

Occasional rain, heavy at times, across Wales, parts of northern and south-west England overnight. Otherwise, mostly dry with clear spells in the south and east. Very windy in the north.

Thursday:

Rain, sometimes heavy, clearing Wales, central and northern England during the morning, leaving cloudy skies with patchy drizzle in the south. Breezy, but drier and brighter in the north.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Turning cooler with spells of rain for most on Friday and Saturday, though some sunshine too. Windy in the north with showers at times. More settled on Sunday.

Updated at: 0246 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 12 Dec 2016 to Wednesday 21 Dec 2016:

It will turn wetter in the northwest on Monday with a risk of local gales. It'll be generally dry and bright for most, but patchy overnight frost and fog are likely in the southeast. Through the week, further periods of wet and windy weather are expected to move across the UK. The most unsettled conditions are likely across the north and west with drier and brighter weather for southern and eastern areas. By mid December there will probably be some longer, drier spells between the wet weather, perhaps heralding a change to something generally more settled. It will also be fairly mild initially but temperatures are likely to return closer to normal, although passing weather systems may raise them at times.

Updated at: 1137 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 22 Dec 2016 to Thursday 5 Jan 2017:

Whilst there is a good deal of uncertainty for this period, it is most likely that more settled conditions may dominate associated with high pressure affecting the UK. If the pressure does build, then we can expect drier than average conditions for most areas with lighter winds. Temperatures are also then likely to be below average with an increased risk of frost and fog, especially where skies remain clear overnight. There will probably also be some milder, unsettled interludes though, and as we head into the New Year this may become more of a feature in our weather.

Updated at: 1137 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Weather map

Wed 1300

Weather forecast map for Caol Raineach

Caol Raineach Caol Raineach – Light rain 58.5477 -4.3325
Lairg Lairg – Overcast 58.0223 -4.401
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Ullapool Ullapool – Cloudy 57.8956 -5.16
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Stornoway Stornoway – Light rain 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Craig – Light rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Aberlour Aberlour – Overcast 57.4751 -3.2155
Portree Portree – Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – Heavy rain 56.8199 -5.104
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Light rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Overcast 57.4836 -7.3599
Dundee Dundee – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Strathyre Strathyre – Light rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Lerwick Lerwick – Overcast 60.1536 -1.1435
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Overcast 55.8643 -4.2505

Location Details

Caol Raineach

Location: 58.5477, -4.3325

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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