Weekend ahead forecast – High pressure dominates with sunshine, rain and more cloud!
Thursday night/ Friday
Rain is pushing into the Southern half of the Western Isles at the moment. The Northern Half is mainly dry apart from a few showers close to the coasts. The rain is forecast to become heavier and spread across all parts of the Western Isles overnight tonight. The rain will start to clear away as we go into the early hours of tomorrow morning. Now depending on how stubborn the cloud is to shift. We should see a fine dry start tomorrow morning with some prolonged sunshine. Tomorrow morning is expected to stay fine and dry with some decent sunshine how ever the cloud will never be to far away, The afternoon will be split across the Western Isles the Southern Half will see sunshine and cloud the Northern Half will see sunshine and rain. The rain is forecast to be mostly light in nature. The cloud is forecast to thicken in as we go overnight Friday into Saturday. Winds will be from a Northerly and North Westerly direction around 10 to 20 mph gusting 30 mph in exposed coastal locations. Temps around 9C to 15C so a little cooler then late.
More rain is forecast spread into the Western Isles overnight Friday into Saturday the heaviest is being forecast for the Northern Half. Into Saturday day time and there will be some decent morning sunshine but there is a lot of cloud forecast and a few showers around. The afternoon is where we should see the best of the fine weather with some decent afternoon sunshine being forecast. The cloud is forecast to spread back in during the evening and some light rain is expected as we go overnight Saturday into Sunday. Winds are forecast to be from a Northerly and North Westerly direction around 10 t 20 mph gusting 30 mph. Temps around 10C to 14C
Possibly the best day of the Weekend but still feeling cooler. The best of the sunshine is again forecast for the morning and there will be plenty of cloud around again. Some afternoon rain buts its forecast to be mostly light in nature. This rain is forecast to clear with a mostly dry but overcast end to the day. Winds are forecast to be from a Northerly and North Westerly direction around 20 to 30 mph with some higher gusts reaching 40 mph on exposed coastal areas. Temps around 10C to 14C
Longer range –
High pressure still dominating our weather but it remain cooler.
Friday – Sunrise and Sunset
Stornoway – 06:13 and 20:14
South Uist – 06:39 and 20:16
Have a great weekend!