Thursdays forecast – Overcast and wet with some sunshine.
Its a mostly fine end to the night across the Western Isles. Some sunny spells and some light drizzle in places.
Overnight is forecast to be mostly fine and dry. The cloud is expected to dominate and there is a risk of some light rain and drizzle.
Into tomorrow morning and it will be an overcast start with some light showers around. If the cloud breaks we should see some sunshine. Into the afternoon and the cloud will break in places and we see sunshine and cloud with some light rain.
Into the evening and the cloud is forecast to thicken in once again. We will see some heavy rain push into the Northern Half of the Western Isles. The Southern Half is forecast to be miss the heaviest but will some light rain. The rain will continue as we go overnight Thursday into Friday.
Winds overnight tonight and into tomorrow morning are forecast to be around 10 to 20 mph. As the day goes on winds are forecast to be around 10 to 20 mph gusting 30 mph before decreasing by the end of the day to under 20 mph. Winds overnight will be from a South Easterly direction and then shifting to come in from a Southerly and South Westerly direction for the rest of tomorrow. Temps will range from 12C to 17C
Sunrise and Sunset –
Stornoway – 06:13 and 20:17
South Uist – 06:37 and 20:19
Longer range –
High pressure is expected to dominate over the weekend. Full weekend ahead forecast will be online tomorrow night.