Orkney: Loch of Hundland (Orkney Islands) weather

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Seven day forecast for Orkney: Loch of Hundland

Orkney & Shetland weather forecast


Damp start Saturday then brighter.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be a mainly cloudy evening and night, with a little showery rain at times. This generally light but perhaps some slightly heavier outbreaks overnight. Light winds. Minimum temperature 3 °C.


A largely cloudy start with showery rain. Becoming dry through the morning with increasing amounts of sunshine though some showers may return to Shetland later. Light to moderate southerly winds. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Bright spells and a few showers on Sunday. Rain on Monday but becoming dry and cold later. Mainly dry on Tuesday.


UK long range weather forecast

High pressure and generally settled weather will likely give way to wetter, and at times windier, conditions through the first week of December. Outbreaks of rain are likely in most areas, notably northern areas at first, and perhaps more southern areas into the weekend. Gales may also develop, these most likely for exposed western areas. Later in the period it may well turn more settled, though colder, with a return of night frost and fog. Some showers are likely too, these perhaps wintry at times in the north. Temperatures may start off near normal, though often feeling colder in windier and wetter spells. Below normal temperatures are then slightly more likely for later in the period.


Despite some mixed signals, the general trend suggests typical early winter weather with periods of persistent rain and showery interludes. Cloudy and blustery conditions are still likely in the east at first. Overall, the best of the driest and brightest weather is in the south and east. Frost and fog patches are likely during any settled spells, and any wintry precipitation is likely in colder and more unsettled spells over high ground of the north and northwest. Conditions in the southwest are likely to turn more settled through the month. There is a risk of gales, with the strongest winds being seen to the north and northwest.


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