Monday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Monday morning we are seeing a mostly dry start to the day. Some costal showers and rain across Barra. Plenty of cloud. Winds have eased under 15 mph.

Pollen forecast for today is low.

Across the highlands and islands on Sunday Stornoway was the sunniest with 5.2 hours of sunshine.

Today – some sunshine today but the cloud dominated. A few showers with light rain and drizzle later. Breezy but much lighter winds then off late.

Tuesday – overcast breezy and rain.

Wednesday- breezy overcast with further rain later.

Thursday- risk of gales.

Have a great Monday

Week ahead forecast – Reluctant high pressure.

Good evening Western Isles the next week will see high pressure push across the Western Isles. We will see milder and at times more settled weather however there will be plenty of hiccups along the way which will allow fronts and more unsettled conditions to move in.

Tuesday – Cloud dominating day. Windy 20 to 40 mph winds. Light rain and drizzle. Mainly across Lewis and Harris. Winds will be South Westerly direction and temps will range from 8C to 11C

Wednesday – Yet more cloud. Some sunshine more so in the afternoon. Some light rain and drizzle. Winds of 20 to 30 mph from a South Westerly direction. Temps of 8C to 12C

Thursday – We are going to see a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Some light rain and drizzle. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from a South Westerly direction and temps will range from 8C to 11C

Friday – Another cloud dominating day. Some light rain and drizzle. Sometimes heavier with spells. Some sunshine. Winds will be Westerly direction around 10 to 30 mph. Temps will range from 5C to 10C

Have a great week

Mondays forecast – overcast with drizzle.

Good evening Western Isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and cloud. Some showers and these are heavy in places. Blustery winds are also accompanying these showers.

Overnight – We are going to see the showers slowly clear away. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. However the cloud will increase to all parts as the night goes on. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Monday day – Little change with the weather is expected during Monday. Cloud dominating. Winds easing. Patchy light rain and drizzle. The odd heavier shower cannot be ruled out. Some sunshine mid to late afternoon. Before the cloud increases again as we go into the evening. Winds of 5 to 25 mph.

Winds will be North Westerly direction and temps will range from 4C to 10C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 06:14 and 18:50

South Uist – 06:19 and 18:45

 

Sunday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Sunday morning we are seeing a very showery start to the day. These showers are heavy and some of them thundery. Accompanied by strong blustery winds.

We remain under a SEPA flood alert for coastal flooding. Full details of the alert can be found on the SEPA website.

Pollen forecast for today is low.

Today – further frequent showers merging into some longer spells of rain. In between some sunshine. Strong gusty winds gusting 40/50 mph. Showers becoming less frequent during afternoon and early evening with some prolonged sunshine. Risk of some of some of these showers being thundery.

Monday – overcast with patchy light rain and drizzle. Breezy.

Tuesday – milder overcast with some rain.

Wednesday – mild breezy but with heady rain.

Have a great Sunday.

Sundays forecast – Windy and showery

Good evening Western Isles on this Saturday evening we are seeing squally showers moving across the Western Isles. These are heavy and some of them and thundery. Gusty winds.

We remain under a SEPA  flood alert. The main areas of concern focus around the Stornoway area. Full details can be found on the SEPA website.

Overnight – Further squally showers heavy and possibly thundery at times. These could merge into some longer spells of rain at times. In between some clear spells but plenty of cloud around. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Morning – Further spells of squally showers. Some sunny spells in between. The rain will be heavy and possibly thundery at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Afternoon – The showers will slowly start to clear. We are going to see some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine. Plenty of cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Evening – A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Clear spells after sunset. A few showers around. These could be heavy at times and staying windy. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Winds will be Westerly and North Westerly direction and temps will range from 4C to 9C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 06:17 and 18:48

South Uist – 06:22 and 18:52

Saturday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Saturday morning we are seeing a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Squally showers are progressing across the islands. Heavy and wintry in places. Winds still gusting 40/50 mph.

Pollen forecast for today is low.

Across the highlands and islands on Friday Stornoway was the sunniest with 4.2 hours of sunshine.

Today – plenty of sunshine. But frequent showers that will be heavy and at times wintry risk of thunderstorms mixed in. Showers becoming less frequent in the evening. Staying blustery. Winds gusting 40/50 mph.

Sunday – more of the same brisk winds and squally showers.

Monday – becoming more settled. Patchy rain, winds easing.

Tuesday – settled weather with some patchy rain.

Have a great Saturday

Saturdays forecast – Showery and breezy.

Good evening Western Isles on this Friday evening we are seeing squally showers moving across the Western Isles. These are heavy and in places thundery with wintry showers mixed in for good measure.

We remain under a SEPA flood alert which was update this afternoon which cover the entire Western Isles with the greatest risk for Stornoway at high tides 20:00 this evening and 08:00 Saturday morning. Full alert can be found on SEPA website.

Overnight – We are going to see further strong winds. Squally showers. Heavy and wintry at times. Some clear skies in between. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Little change further squally showers heavy and possibly wintry with a risk of thunder and lightning. In between some decent and prolonged sunshine. Staying breezy. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Evening – A mixture of clear skies and squally showers. But these are expected to become less frequent. Plenty of cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Winds will be Westerly direction and temps will range from 3C to 9C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway  – 06:20 and 18:45

South Uist – 06:24 and 18:49

 

Friday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Friday morning we are seeing heavy rain across the Western isles. Strong gusty winds reaching 55/65 mph widely.

We remain under a SEPA flood alert for coastal flooding. Full details of the warning can be found on the SEPA website.

Across the highlands and islands on Thursday Stornoway was the sunniest with 5.3 hours of sunshine and had the lowest temperature of 5.7 and Harris Quidnish had the lowest temperature of 10.1C

Today – the rest of the day will see winds ease down a little. Gusting 40/50 mph. The heaviest of the rain will clear and we will see squally showers behind. Possibly thundery at times. Some sunshine.

Saturday – will be windy again. Not as strong as on Friday but further showers with some sunshine.

Sunday – will see another windy day with wintry showers it will be colder.

Monday – becoming much more settled as high pressure settles in.

Have a great Friday

Fridays forecast – Gales and rain.

Good evening Western Isles on this Thursday evening we are seeing rain across most of the Western Isles. Winds are increasing gusting 30 mph across the Uists.

We are under a SEPA Flood alert with the main risk being from Coastal flooding. The full flood alert can be found on the SEPA website.

Overnight – We are going to see winds increasing across the Western isles. Further spells of rain. This will become heavy and persistent as the night goes on. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Morning – By the early morning we are going to see the peak of the winds. This along with high spring tides we are likely to see coastal flooding. This has the chance of causing more then just causeway closures. Heavy and persistent rain to start the morning and risk of thunderstorms mixed in as well. By late morning the heavy rain clears away we will see squally showers. Some sunshine and this will be prolonged at times. Winds of 30 to 45 mph gusting 50 to 65 mph with the risk of some gusts reaching 70 mph.

Afternoon – Further squally showers. It will stay windy. These showers will be heavy and possibly thundery times. In between the sunshine some decent and prolonged sunshine. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Evening – More spells of sunshine before sunset. Its going to stay windy with further spells of heavy showers In between some decent clear spells. It will also turn much colder by the evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Winds will be Southerly and South Westerly direction and temps will range from 2C to 10C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 06:23 and 18:43

South Uist – 06:27 and 18:47

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Thursday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Thursday morning we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and cloud. It’s dry with some sunshine.

Across the highlands and islands on Thursday Harris Quidnish had the lowest maximum temperature of 10.2C

Today – morning sunshine but cloud increasing as the day day goes. Some patchy rain later with some longer spells of rain this evening with increasing winds.

Friday – gales for a time with rain.

Saturday – showery with some sunny spells staying breezy.

Sunday – squally showers.

Have a great Thursday

Thursdays forecast – Heavy rain at times.

Good evening Western Isles on this Wednesday evening we are seeing heavy rain across the Western Isles. Persistent in places. This is accompanied by blustery winds.

Overnight – We are going to see further spells of heavy rain which will slowly clear away. Lighter rain to end the night. Winds of 10 to 30 mph gusting 40 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Will see plenty of dry periods with some prolonged sunshine for a time but the cloud will increase and we will see light and patchy rain spread into all parts late afternoon. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Evening – We are going to see further heavy and persistent rain push into the Western Isles. Winds are also going to increase. The rain will slowly become lighter by late evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph with some gusts reaching 50 mph.

Winds will be West and NW for a time over night but will be mostly South and South West. Temps of 6C to 12C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 06:26 and 18:41

South Uist – 06:30 and 18:45

Wednesday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Wednesday morning we are seeing an overcast start to the day. Some clear skies but the cloud is dominating. Some light rain and drizzle.

Across the highlands and islands on Tuesday South Uist range had the lowest maximum temperature of 9.6C and Harris Quidnish had the highest rainfall of 4.0 mm.

Today – a few sunny spells this morning but plenty of cloud around. This increases with some patchy rain. Becoming heavier later with gales for this evening. Feeling mild.

Thursday – will be showery and breezy.

Friday – will see gales for a time. Further spells of rain.

Saturday – staying breezy and mild.

Have a great Wednesday

Tuesday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Monday morning we are seeing an overcast start to the day. Some light rain and drizzle. A few sunny spells and brisk winds.

Across the highlands and islands on Monday South Uist range was the wettest with 4.6 mm of rain.

Today – a mild day. Some light rain and drizzle with the occasional heavier spell of rain. Increasing broken cloud this evening allowing for plenty of sunshine.

Wednesday – a dry start but winds increasing later with risk of gales and then heavy rain.

Thursday – brisk winds and patchy rain.

Friday – breezy and showery.

Have a great Tuesday

Tuesdays forecast – Cloudy

Good evening Western Isles on this Monday evening we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and cloud. Some showers but these are mostly light.

Overnight – We are going to see cloud increase. Some light rain and drizzle. But plenty of dry conditions. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Morning – Is going to be overcast, a few sunny spells but for most it will be overcast. Some light rain and drizzle. Winds of 10 to 30 mph gusting 40 mph.

Afternoon – For most it will stay overcast. A few sunny spells increasing by late afternoon. Some light rain and drizzle. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Evening – Plenty of early evening sunshine. Staying overcast with a few clear spells. Brisk winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Winds will be Westerly and South Westerly direction and temps will range from 7C to 12C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 06:31 and 18:36

South Uist – 06:36 and 18:41

Monday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Monday morning we are seeing rain moving across most of the Western Isles. Mainly light rain. Drier for now across Northern Lewis.

Across the highlands and islands on Sunday Stornoway was the sunniest with 4.7 hours of sunshine and Harris Quidnish had the highest maximum temperature of 9.2C

Today – a cloud dominated day with a few sunny spells. Light rain and drizzle and brisk winds. Feeling mild.

Tuesday – will be breezy and showery.

Wednesday – a dry settled start before rain and then gales.

Thursday – plenty of cloud but the winds are expected to ease.

Have a great Monday

Mondays forecast – Overcast with some rain.

Good evening Western Isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing a mixture of sunshine and cloud. A few showers around and its breezy.

Overnight – We are going to see some light rain and drizzle but for most places it will be dry. We are going to see plenty of clear skies with a chance of some frost and ice. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Morning and afternoon – The cloud is going to dominate. We are going to see some light rain. Some sunshine for a time. Winds of 5 to 25 mph.

Evening – Its going to be overcast with some light rain and drizzle. A few clear spells. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Winds will be Westerly and South Westerly direction and temps will range from 3C to 10C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 06:34 and 18:34

South Uist – 06:38 and 18:39

Sundays forecast – Cold and showery.

Good evening Western Is;es on this Saturday evening we are seeing a scattering of showers moving across the Western Isles. Some of these wintry with a mixture of rain sleet and snow.

Overnight – We are going to see a few showers. Some of these will be wintry at times. We could see some frost and ice with temps close to or below freezing, greatest risk in more sheltered areas. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Further showers but these becoming more scattered in the afternoon. We are going to see some decent and prolonged sunshine during the afternoon. But its going to feel cold in the bitterly cold winds. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Evening – Should be mostly fine and dry but the odd shower cannot be ruled out. But plenty of clear skies with some cloud. Greatest across the Uists and Barra. Risk of frost and ice for lat evening. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Winds will be Northerly and North Westerly direction and temps will range from 8C to 1C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 06:37 and 18:32

South Uist – 06:41 and 18:36

Saturday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Saturday morning we are seeing some rain, sleet and snow moving across the Western isles. Drier across parts of Lewis.

Today – a cloud dominated day, a breezy day with a few sunny spells. Showers and these at times will be heavy and wintry.

Sunday – will be another chilly day with wintry showers and some sunshine.

Monday – will start off settled with sunshine but cloud and rain push in later.

Tuesday – windy and unsettled.

Have a great Saturday

Saturdays forecast – chilly

Good evening Western Isles on this Friday evening the forecast for the Western Isles comes from Mallaig. Off the rock for a couple of days. I still will be putting updates out but they may be a little later or shorter during this time period.

on this Friday evening we are seeing rain sleet and snow showers moving across the Western Isles. This is accompanied by blustery winds.

Overnight – We are going to see an overcast night with a few clear spells. We are going to see showers. These are expected to be mostly light and possibly wintry at times. A risk of some frost and ice in places. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Little change, Winds are going to drop for a time in the morning. A few showers but plenty of dry interludes. Some of these showers will be wintry at times. A few sunny spells but for most the cloud is going to dominate. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Evening – Into the evening we are going to see a few more sunny spells as the cloud start to break. Its going to be overcast with some light rain and again these showers and rain could be wintry at times. As temps drop we could see some frost and ice. Winds of 5 to 30 mph.

Westerly and North Westerly direction and temps will range from 1C to 7C but will feel colder in the wind chill.

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 06:40 and 18:30

South Uist – 06:44 and 18:34

Friday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Friday morning we are seeing heavy showers moving across the Western Isles, these are intense and wintry in places. Strong blustery winds gusting 40/50 mph.

Across the highlands and islands on Thursday Stornoway was the sunniest with 6.5 hours of sunshine.

Saturday – we are going to see an overcast day. Some sunshine and it will be breezy.

Sunday – plenty of sunshine and icy start a few wintry showers.

Monday – a cloud dominated day. Showery.

Have a great Friday