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Issued at: 0600 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

* Daily index representing the background and regional air quality for a chosen location. Air pollution levels close to roads in urban areas may be higher. For more information please visit our Daily Air Quality Index page.

Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Lochaber wet, Northwest brighter with showers.

Today:

Lochalsh and Lochaber will have a dull wet day with persistent rain, heavy at times. Rain will be light and patchy around Inverness and Speyside, while the Northwest will be brighter with some showers and a few sunny intervals. Windy. Maximum Temperature 14C.

Tonight:

Lochaber and Great Glen starting cloudy with some heavy rain, clearing this evening, then eastern areas mainly dry with clear spells with a few showers in the West and Isles. Minimum Temperature 4C.

Friday:

A bright day with a mixture of sunny intervals and occasional showers. These showers heaviest and most frequent in Northwest Highlands and Hebrides. Strong southwest winds, gales in northwest later. Maximum Temperature 12C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Sunny intervals and blustery showers over the weekend. Strong to gale southwest winds, severe gales later Saturday and early Sunday. Monday dull with rain, prolonged, heavy in west, lighter east.

Issued at: 0500 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Some brightness, but outbreaks of rain for many. Milder.

Today:

A milder but rather cloudy day for most, with occasional rain almost anywhere. More persistent rain over west/northwest Scotland, this edging towards central Britain later. A few brighter interludes in the south/east, and the far northwest later.

Tonight:

Mild for many; further rain and low cloud in southern and central areas. Clearer but breezy weather should edge south across the northwest, into central parts by dawn.

Friday:

Some early rain in the southeast, with a further zone of rain, occasionally heavy, spreading eastwards across England and Wales. Much brighter weather following but showers for northwestern coasts.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Showers or rain in the northwest, possibly thundery. More in the way of drier weather elsewhere; brightest towards the south and east. Generally mild, but windy, especially towards the northwest.

Issued at: 0500 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 27 Oct 2014 to Wednesday 5 Nov 2014:

The south is likely to see settled conditions on Monday and Tuesday, with rain and strong winds continuing further north. A north-south split looks most likely to develop by the middle of next week. Windy and unsettled conditions are likely in the north and somewhat quieter, drier weather in the south, although there may be some rain here at times. Temperatures will generally be near normal, although feeling cold in the rain. By the end of October and into early November, the broad north-south split looks set to continue, with northern areas remaining changeable and at times unsettled. Further south, there are hints that pressure may rise further, increasing the potential for more prolonged drier periods with some sunshine, but with a greater risk of overnight and morning fog.

UK Outlook for Thursday 6 Nov 2014 to Thursday 20 Nov 2014:

The main signal is for a continuation of a north-south split during the second week of November. During this period, the generally westerly flow is likely to bring spells of wet and windy weather, mostly affecting northern and some western areas, but perhaps reaching other areas as well interspersed with drier intervals. However southern and some eastern areas will probably see more in the way of drier and settled conditions increasing the likelihood of seeing some sunshine, but also the risk of frost, mist and fog overnight, the latter of which could be slow to clear. After this it looks like unsettled weather will spread to much of the UK. Daytime temperatures will probably be near or a little above normal, although feeling cooler during any wet and windy spells.

Issued at: 0500 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

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Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Kirkwall Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Lairg Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Durness Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Aberlour Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.1498 -2.0927
Craig Heavy shower night 57.4889 -5.2754
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.2111 -6.3842
Pitlochry Overcast 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Cloudy 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Heavy rain 56.8199 -5.104
Dundee Light rain 56.4621 -2.9692
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.1536 -1.1435
Strathyre Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Cloudy 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Light rain 55.8643 -4.2505
Berwick-upon-Tweed Cloudy 55.7702 -2.0038
Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887

Location Details

Wick (Highland)

Location: 58.4392, -3.0922

Altitude: 16m above mean sea level

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