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Issued at: 0500 on Tue 27 Sep 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Dry start, band of rain, then blustery showers, gales later.

Today:

A dry start but cloud soon thickening with a band of quite heavy rain moving through, followed by brighter weather with blustery showers later. Strong southeasterlies, then swinging southwesterly and increasing gale force, perhaps severe gale later. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Frequent blustery showers and gale force winds this evening and early tonight, then winds moderating and showers becoming more scattered later in the night. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Wednesday:

Lighter winds and mainly dry with some sunshine and a few showers, then rain reaching Orkney by mid afternoon spreading to Shetland later. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Showery on Thursday with northwesterly gales for a time possibly severe. Staying bright with showers on Friday and Saturday with winds gradually easing.

Updated at: 0428 on Tue 27 Sep 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Some brightness today but further rain expected.

Today:

It'll be a grey and damp start to the day for most with patchy light rain and drizzle. Brighter conditions will move in from the northwest through the day with some sunshine but it'll be windy in the north.

Tonight:

It will stay windy in the north tonight with showers here. It'll be a dry night for most with clear spells but rain will move into Northern Ireland later.

Wednesday:

Wednesday will start dry and bright for most. Rain, heavy at times, and strong winds will affect northern and western parts especially. It will feel very warm in the southeast.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cloud and outbreaks of rain will slowly clear the south on Thursday with blustery showers elsewhere. Friday and Saturday will have sunshine and blustery showers, with thunder likely in northwest.

Updated at: 0414 on Tue 27 Sep 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 1 Oct 2016 to Monday 10 Oct 2016:

The weekend will be breezy, with a risk of gales at times in the north and west. Showers or longer spells of rain are likely, which will be most persistent in northern and western parts, with the best of any bright spells in the southeast. Changeable conditions are expected to continue through the rest of the period with mainly west or southwesterly winds dominating. This will bring showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some brighter periods. The most persistent rain occurring in the northwest, where there is also the risk of occasional gales. Some good brighter spells are possible in the southeast. Temperatures a little below average at first, but then rising to near or above average in the south, and perhaps also at times further north.

Updated at: 1205 on Mon 26 Sep 2016

UK Outlook for Tuesday 11 Oct 2016 to Tuesday 25 Oct 2016:

There is currently low confidence for the forecast during the second half of October. However, the most likely scenario is for a continuation of mainly west or southwesterly winds. This will bring changeable weather with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed with some dry and bright periods. The north and west is likely to see the heaviest and most persistent rain, with also strong winds or gales at times. The south and east is likely to see the best of the dry and bright conditions, with the possibility of some more prolonged settled spells. Temperatures will vary through the period, but probably averaging out slight above average for the time of year, with an increasing risk of overnight frost in the more settled spells.

Updated at: 1205 on Mon 26 Sep 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Fetlar Airport

Fetlar Airport Fetlar Airport – Partly cloudy night 60.6023 -0.8609
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Light rain 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Light rain 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Ullapool Ullapool – Light rain 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Stornoway Stornoway – Heavy rain 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Craig – Light rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Light rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Dundee – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Fort William Fort William – Light rain 56.8199 -5.104
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Heavy rain 57.4836 -7.3599
Strathyre Strathyre – Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Cloudy 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Overcast 55.8643 -4.2505

Location Details

Fetlar Airport

Location: 60.6023, -0.8609

Altitude: 62.0 m above mean sea level

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