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Monday   (23 January 2017)
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Issued at: 1600 on Tue 17 Jan 2017

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Mainly dry for Orkney, damp across Shetland. Mild.

This Evening and Tonight:

This evening and tonight will be mainly dry with variable amounts of cloud and some clear periods. Fresh southwesterly winds, becoming near gale across Shetland later. Mild. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Wednesday:

Mostly cloudy across Shetland with some light rain or drizzle by afternoon. Orkney mainly dry with some brighter spells, particularly in the south. Strong southwesterly winds, easing later. Mild again. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Staying quite mild and often cloudy with some occasional rain. West or southwesterly winds becoming strong at times.

Updated at: 1503 on Tue 17 Jan 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Mostly cloudy overnight, with some rain and drizzle.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloudy for most tonight, with a little light rain or drizzle and hill fog in places. However, clearer skies in the southeast overnight, allowing a frost and localised fog.

Wednesday:

Another rather cloudy and mild day for most with a little light rain or drizzle in places. Cold in the south and southeast with some sunny spells likely here.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Largely cloudy with some outbreaks of light rain at times. Drier and brighter at times in the south and northeast. Becoming colder by the weekend.

Updated at: 1427 on Tue 17 Jan 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 22 Jan 2017 to Tuesday 31 Jan 2017:

High pressure is likely to continue to dominate across the UK on Sunday, bringing rather cloudy skies across much of the north. However, southern counties will see generally colder and brighter conditions, though with a risk of frost and fog forming overnight too. Looking ahead into the next working week, more unsettled conditions may spread into the north and west which will bring some spells of rain at times here. The unsettled and at times windy conditions are likely to spread south and east through the week, which will bring milder conditions to most and outbreaks of rain at times across the country. The bulk of the rain is likely to be in the west.

Updated at: 1214 on Tue 17 Jan 2017

UK Outlook for Wednesday 1 Feb 2017 to Wednesday 15 Feb 2017:

Looking ahead to the start of February the most likely scenario is that Atlantic low pressure systems will bring spells of wet and windy weather to all at times, though this will be interspersed with drier and brighter interludes. Temperatures will generally be around average for this time of year, though it will turn milder again at times. There is a possibility that an area of high pressure will become dominant again, towards the middle of February, bringing more settled conditions with the return of overnight frost and patches of fog. However, confidence regarding this detail is low.

Updated at: 1212 on Tue 17 Jan 2017

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Wide Firth

Wide Firth Wide Firth – Overcast 59.022 -3.0308
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Overcast 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Aberlour Aberlour – Partly cloudy night 57.4751 -3.2155
Ullapool Ullapool – Cloudy 57.8956 -5.16
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Craig – Cloudy 57.4889 -5.2754
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Clear night 57.1498 -2.0927
Portree Portree – Overcast 57.4127 -6.1949
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Fort William Fort William – Cloudy 56.8199 -5.104
Dundee Dundee – Clear night 56.4621 -2.9692
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Overcast 57.4836 -7.3599
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Overcast 55.8643 -4.2505
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887

Location Details

Wide Firth

Location: 59.022, -3.0308

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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