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Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Some rain at first then brighter at times this afternoon.

Today:

Occasional rain to start the day, but this dying out during the morning with clouds thinning and breaking to give some brighter spells during the afternoon. Fresh or strong southwesterly winds, veering westerly and easing across Shetland during the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 9C.

Tonight:

Some clear spells at first across Shetland, otherwise mainly cloudy with some light and patchy rain later for Shetland. Moderate or fresh west to southwesterly winds becoming occasionally strong later. Minimum Temperature 6C.

Saturday:

Perhaps some light rain at first across Shetland, otherwise dry but mainly cloudy, although there may be some brightness at times, especially across the south of Orkney. Fresh southwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 10C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Some light rain at times, mainly across Shetland, otherwise mainly dry and cloudy, although brighter across Orkney on Sunday. Light winds, settling to the southeast and freshening on Monday.

Updated: 02:25 on Fri 24 Mar 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Mostly dry and bright. Warmer by day, cold by night.

Today:

Southern England, south Wales and also northern Scotland will be cloudy, with a stiff breeze. Rain will affect some south-western areas at first. The rest of the country, and the south later, will be dry, sunny and warmer.

Tonight:

We'll get a clear and rather cold night with some frost and also patchy fog in central areas. The Northern Isles are the only place likely to see any rain.

Saturday:

Most of us will have a sunny and rather warm day tomorrow. There will be a cool north-easterly wind in the far south. Only northern Scotland will see significant cloud.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday and Monday will stay mainly dry and bright, though with a bit more cloud than Saturday, especially in the east. On Tuesday, showers may affect the west and south.

Updated: 02:37 on Fri 24 Mar 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 to Thursday 6 Apr 2017:

Many places will be mostly dry with sunny spells on Tuesday and Wednesday, once any early mist and fog patches clear. However, we may see the increasing chance of outbreaks of showery rain affecting south-western parts during Tuesday. Becoming more unsettled generally across the UK from Wednesday onwards. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across north-western parts, where it will be wet and windy at times, with gales in places. Meanwhile, much of southern and eastern parts will hold onto the driest conditions, although even here some rain and windier conditions are likely. Temperatures will stay generally rather warm, and frosts becoming less likely. The start of April will see a good deal of settled and dry weather across the UK, with unsettled conditions likely in the northwest.

UK Outlook for Friday 7 Apr 2017 to Friday 21 Apr 2017:

Much of this period will see a good deal of settled and dry weather across the UK. However, we are likely to see unsettled conditions with cloud, rain and strong winds affecting the far north and west of the UK at times, particularly at the start of the period. However, such unsettled spells of weather are likely to be short-lived. Temperatures are likely to be warmer than average, but with rather chilly nights at times, with frost and fog in places. Any colder spells are likely to be short-lived, although there slight indications these may be more prevalent later in the month.

Updated: 02:37 on Fri 24 Mar 2017 GMT

Location details

Whalsay Airport

Location: 60.373, -0.932
Altitude: 43.0 m above mean sea level

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