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Issued at: 2000 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

A mixture of bright spells and occasional showers.

This Evening and Tonight:

Some evening sunshine across parts of Shetland, otherwise rather cloudy for the rest of the evening and overnight with occasional showers. Northerly winds will become a little stronger overnight and may touch near gale force over Shetland. Minimum Temperature 9°C.

Wednesday:

Feeling cooler still in strong to gale force northerly winds, these bringing a good deal of cloud along with some patchy rain or showers. Few sunny intervals mainly over Shetland. Maximum Temperature 14°C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Staying cool and mainly cloudy through the outlook period with a few light showers. Fresh to strong north to northwesterly winds, gradually easing on Saturday.

Updated at: 1543 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Clear spells and scattered showers, these mainly in the north.

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry night with clear spells for many, although some showers will continue, these chiefly in northern areas. It will be a chilly night for many, with a cool northerly breeze.

Wednesday:

Isolated showers and sunny spells through the morning, with the showers becoming a little more widespread through the afternoon. The best of the sunshine will be in the southwest.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Largely dry with sunny intervals, but northerly winds will bring scattered showers throughout, these lighter than previous days. Chilly nights, especially in the north, with a touch of frost possible.

Updated at: 1349 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 6 Sep 2015 to Tuesday 15 Sep 2015:

Sunday is likely to be a rather cloudy day with some patchy rain for a time towards the north as well as coasts and hills exposed to the northerly wind. Brighter conditions with some sunshine are likely in the south. Sunnier conditions develop through Monday, with just a few showers around windward coasts. Through the rest of the period settled conditions should become established across all parts, with some cool misty starts followed by dry and fine days. Temperatures will be close to normal and it will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine. Overnight temperatures are likely to be on the chilly side at first, with a risk of some localised rural grass frosts, most especially in the north. Temperatures may trend upwards towards the latter half of the period.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 16 Sep 2015 to Wednesday 30 Sep 2015:

The second half of September is likely to start with generally fine and settled conditions, with plenty of dry weather with some pleasant sunshine, and with only brief spells of cloudier, wetter weather. Towards the end of the month a northwest to southeast split develops in the weather, with the southeast holding on to the best of the drier weather, although with occasional unsettled spells developing here, while the northwest sees more regular outbreaks of of rain and strong winds. Temperatures will be generally close to average, but with cooler conditions developing again towards the north and west later.

Updated at: 1349 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Fair Isle

Fair Isle Fair Isle – Cloudy 59.527 -1.628
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Light rain 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Overcast 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Light rain 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Heavy rain 57.4751 -3.2155
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Partly cloudy night 57.1498 -2.0927
Ullapool Ullapool – Cloudy 57.8956 -5.16
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Craig – Light shower night 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Light rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Portree Portree – Light rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – Light rain 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Overcast 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Light shower night 55.9533 -3.1868
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Heavy rain 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Heavy rain 55.8643 -4.2505
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Heavy rain 55.4777 -2.5534

Location Details

Fair Isle

Location: 59.527, -1.628

Altitude: 57m above mean sea level

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