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Issued at: 1100 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Dry, cold morning. Rain arriving in afternoon. Windy over Hebrides.

Today:

A mainly bright and cold morning with patchy fog slow to clear. Cloud and outbreaks of rain over the Hebrides will then spread east during the afternoon. Strong southerly winds over the Hebrides, gales over Barra and the Uists. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Outbreaks of rain, heaviest and most persistent over west Highlands and Hebrides. A much milder night than recently with fresh southerly winds, locally gale force over Hebrides in the evening. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Wednesday:

Rain, heavy in the morning in the west, turning lighter and patchier in the afternoon. A mild day, locally very mild in the east. Strong southwesterly winds, gales over Hebrides. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Sunny spells and scattered showers on Thursday. Rain on Friday, heaviest in the west. Further showers on Saturday. Often windy, with gales at times in the north and west.

Updated at: 0231 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Dull and cloudy with some rain in the north-west.

Today:

After a bright start for Scotland, cloud and rain will spread into western parts as winds strengthen. Elsewhere overcast but dry with early fog patches slow to clear. Some brightness in north-east Scotland. Feeling less cold than recent days.

Tonight:

Staying cloudy overnight and dry with some clear spells for northern England and Wales. Rain and strong winds continue to affect Northern Ireland and Scotland. Staying frost free for many.

Wednesday:

Outbreaks of rain will erratically spread southwards, although many will remain dry. Remaining cloudy, with some sunshine developing through the afternoon for central England. Windy in north. Mild for all.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Remaining unsettled with outbreaks of rain at times, mainly in the north and west, where it will also be windy. Drier and bright interludes are likely, particularly on Saturday. Mild.

Updated at: 0124 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 10 Dec 2016 to Monday 19 Dec 2016:

It is likely to be cloudy with spells of rain across southern and south-eastern parts of the UK on Saturday. The rest of the UK should be brighter with blustery showers. During the rest of the weekend and into the following 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 should be some longer, drier spells between the wet weather, with a gradual change to something a little more settled. It will also be fairly mild initially but temperatures are likely to return closer to normal, with an increasing risk of overnight frost.

Updated at: 1226 on Mon 5 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Tuesday 20 Dec 2016 to Tuesday 3 Jan 2017:

Whilst there is a good deal of uncertainty, it is most likely that high pressure is going to become more dominant through the end of December, and so the weather should be more settled across 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. As we head into the New Year there is the potential for the weather to become more unsettled again.

Updated at: 1226 on Mon 5 Dec 2016

Weather map

Tue 1300

Weather forecast map for Tain

Tain Tain – Light shower day 57.8117 -4.0538
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Ullapool Ullapool – Light rain 57.8956 -5.16
Craig Craig – Light rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Fort William Fort William – Light rain 56.8199 -5.104
Portree Portree – Cloudy 57.4127 -6.1949
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Sunny intervals 57.1498 -2.0927
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.2111 -6.3842
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Strathyre Strathyre – Light rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Overcast 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Overcast 55.8643 -4.2505
Tiree Tiree – Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Tarbert Tarbert – Overcast 55.87 -5.42

Location Details

Tain

Location: 57.8117, -4.0538

Altitude: 30.0 m above mean sea level

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