Wednesdays forecast – Wet and windy.

Good evening Western Isles on this Tuesday evening we are seeing a mostly dry end to the day. Some rain moving across Lewis. But elsewhere its try but overcast. Its windy with winds gusting 40 to 50 mph.

A Met Office yellow weather warning for wind comes into force at 09:00 Wednesday morning and expires at 23:59 Wednesday evening. Yellow means be aware. Full warning can be found via the Met Office website of app.

Overnight…. We are going to see an overcast night. Strong gusty winds. We are going to see rain push into the Western Isles this will be heavy and persistent at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph with some gusts reaching 50 mph.

Morning….. Further rain sweeps across the Western Isles. This will be persistent at time. Some sunny intervals but the cloud will dominate. Winds of 20 to 40 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph strongest across the Uists and Barra.

Afternoon….. Some dry spells the cloud will dominate and we are going to see further heavy and at times persistent rain. We are going to see the peak of the strongest of the winds during the afternoon and the evening. Winds of 20 to 45 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph with the chance of some gusts reaching 70 mph especially in more exposed coastal areas.

Evening….. Winds are going to stay strong and gusty. The cloud will dominate. Further spells of heavy rain and this will ease from the South as the evening goes on. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Winds will be South Easterly direction shifting to come South Westerly direction as we go into the evening. Temps will range from 6C to 12C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:40 and 15:46

South Uist – 08:39 and 15:55

Please do NOT use Western Isles Weather for the protection of life and property please follow local and national government issued warnings and advice. Please have more then one source for weather information in extreme weather, Such as the Met office and follow any advice given by emergency services.

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