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Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 15:12 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 3 Daily air quality index:3
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Issued at: 0700 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain. Windy.

Today:

A cloudy day with further outbreaks of mainly light rain, though more persistent and perhaps some early heavier bursts across Shetland. Windy with fresh to strong southeast winds, gale force at first over Shetland. Maximum Temperature 10C.

Tonight:

Remaining cloudy through this evening and overnight with further outbreaks of rain or drizzle. Hill fog and local mist patches, especially over Orkney. Winds remaining fresh to strong from southeast. Minimum Temperature 6C.

Saturday:

Another dull and cloudy day with further outbreaks of rain or drizzle, especially across Shetland. Late in the day more persistent rain will spread in. Winds easing later. Maximum Temperature 10C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

A drier, brighter and cooler day on Sunday. Rain overnight into Monday, then turning colder with some showers, wintry on the hills. Turning windy again from Monday.

Updated at: 0311 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Remaining cloudy and murky for many with patchy rain.

Today:

A largely cloudy day with further patchy drizzly rain likely, especially northeastern parts. The best of any sunny spells will be in the west. then southeast later. Breezy generally, with gusty winds in the southwest. Generally mild.

Tonight:

Remaining cloudy for many central and northern parts, with outbreaks of rain continuing in the northeast. Some clearer spells across the south, although there may also be a few showers.

Saturday:

It will become increasingly sunny and mild across many southern parts, with the mildest conditions in the southwest. Remaining generally cloudy in the north with further patchy rain.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

A colder day for many on Sunday with fog patches in the south lingering for some. Rain moving southeast on Monday, clearing Tuesday morning, leaving cooler, brighter conditions. Becoming windier.

Updated at: 0317 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 2 Dec 2014 to Thursday 11 Dec 2014:

Cloud and patchy rain in southeast will clear during Tuesday with brighter, colder conditions following from the northwest. Showers will affect northwestern parts where it will be windy with snow over the hills. Frost and fog patches overnight. Thereafter, pressure will build from the west bringing a period of largely settled weather with variable cloud and sunny spells with the risk of frost and fog patches forming by night. However, northwestern parts will be windier with occasional rain, which may extend further southeast as a weakening feature around Thursday. Temperatures often below average and rather cold at times, especially where fog lingers, but somewhat milder in the far northwest. Into the week after next, northwestern parts are likely to see the most unsettled conditions with southeastern areas remaining more settled.

UK Outlook for Friday 12 Dec 2014 to Friday 26 Dec 2014:

There is no strong signal in weather patterns during this period. However, the most likely scenario is a trend towards more unsettled and, at times, windy weather, especially in western parts of the UK, with eastern parts seeing the best of any dry weather. Temperatures are generally expected to be around average for the time of year. There is a chance of some overnight and morning frost and fog in places. There is also a chance of some snow on higher ground in the north.

Updated at: 0317 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Weather map

Fri 0900

Weather forecast map for Fair Isle

Fair Isle Fair Isle – Light rain 59.527 -1.628
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Heavy rain 57.1498 -2.0927
Ullapool Ullapool – Mist 57.8956 -5.16
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny day 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Craig – Overcast 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Portree Portree – Fog 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – Cloudy 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – Fog 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Cloudy 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Overcast 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Overcast 55.8643 -4.2505
Biggar Biggar – Sunny intervals 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Fair Isle

Location: 59.527, -1.628

Altitude: 57m above mean sea level

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