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Issued at: 1500 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Cloudy with some rain, strengthening winds and increasingly mild temperatures.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloud thickening from the west to bring outbreaks of rain from early evening to Orkney, which will spread to Shetland from around mid-evening, with some heavier outbreaks developing into the night. A mild night with fresh to strong southerly winds. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain mostly affecting Shetland with drier conditions reaching Orkney in the afternoon. Staying mild with a fresh or strong southwesterly breeze, perhaps gales later. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Bright spells and frequent showers on Thursday. Dry start to Friday but rain arriving later then mainly cloudy on Saturday with more showers. Often windy with a chance of gales.

Updated at: 1423 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Staying cloudy tonight with patchy mist and fog reforming.

This Evening and Tonight:

Tonight will be mostly cloudy but much less cold than recent nights. Scotland and Northern Ireland will continue to have outbreaks of rain accompanied with gusty winds. England and Wales will once again see fog patches, especially on the hills.

Wednesday:

Early fog will lift with some brightness developing. Elsewhere, often cloudy with rain slowly edging south-east, it'll be windy too with gales in exposure. Feeling mild, especially in north-east Scotland.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Remaining unsettled with outbreaks of rain at times, mainly in the north and west, where it'll also be windy. Drier and bright interludes are likely too. Feeling mild for all.

Updated at: 1502 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 11 Dec 2016 to Tuesday 20 Dec 2016:

Sunday will start generally dry and bright for most, but it is likely to turn wetter from the north-west later in the day as a frontal band arrives from the Atlantic. Into the following week, further periods of wet and windy weather are expected to move across the UK. The most unsettled conditions are likely across the north and west with drier and brighter weather for southern and eastern areas. By mid December there will probably be some longer, drier spells between the wet weather, perhaps heralding a change to something generally more settled. It will also be fairly mild initially but temperatures are likely to return closer to normal, although passing weather systems may raise them at times.

Updated at: 1516 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Wednesday 21 Dec 2016 to Wednesday 4 Jan 2017:

Whilst there is a good deal of uncertainty, it is most likely during this period that more settled conditions may dominate associated with high pressure affecting the UK. If the pressure does build, then we can expect drier than average conditions for most areas with lighter winds. Temperatures are also then likely to be below average with an increased risk of frost and fog, especially where skies remain clear overnight. However, there will probably also be some milder, unsettled interludes too, and as we head into the New Year this may become more of a feature in our weather.

Updated at: 1439 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Haroldswick

Haroldswick Haroldswick – Overcast 60.78798 -0.83157
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Cloudy 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Heavy rain 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Heavy rain 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Heavy rain 57.4751 -3.2155
Ullapool Ullapool – Heavy rain 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Heavy rain 57.1498 -2.0927
Stornoway Stornoway – Heavy rain 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Craig – Heavy rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Heavy rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Dundee – Heavy rain 56.4621 -2.9692
Fort William Fort William – Heavy 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 – Heavy rain 55.9533 -3.1868
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Cloudy 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Heavy rain 55.8643 -4.2505

Location Details

Haroldswick

Location: 60.78798, -0.83157

Altitude: 5.0 m above mean sea level

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