Weekend forecast for the Western Isles 12/11/21

Good evening Western Isles on this Thursday evening we are seeing a dry evening across the Western Isles with clear skies and cloud. Winds under 10 mph and some mist and fog in patches. Today’s high of 11.6C but that was earlier this morning and it is turning colder this evening.

This is a recent radar view

Image from Netweather

Overnight – A mixture of clear skies and cloud. It should be dry and as the night goes on the cloud will increase. Some mist and fog patches. The cloud will stop temperatures from dropping too low. Overnight low of 6C

Saturday – As we go into Saturday day it will be a mostly fine and dry morning and afternoon with sunshine and cloud. Some of the sunshine will be hazy. As shown on the Met Office surface pressure chart below a warm front will approach bringing rain into the evening. This will be light to start with but become heavy into the late evening.

Winds will be from the North West but shifting Southerly and becoming variable around 10 to 30 mph strongest into the evening. Temps of 6C to 12C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday at midnight surface pressure chart from the Met Office

3 day outlook

Sunday – Low pressure between Greenland and Iceland and its associated weather fronts will bring winds gusting 20 to 40 mph with some gusts reaching 45mph. Also further rounds of heavy rain with a cold front moving across the islands.

Monday – A mainly dry day with morning sunshine and cloud. Cloud increases and so do the winds gusting 30 mph

Tuesday – Another cloudy day with further spells of rain heavy at times. Another fairly windy day with winds gusting 40 and at times 50 mph.

The UKV model showing wind gusts for Sunday at 11 am.

Outlook

Staying unsettled with further spells of rain. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph but again nothing significant. Staying on the mild side.

and finally, tweet of the day from our friend Roost Weather

This tweet highlights how wet the first 11 days of November have been for the Western Isles.

Thanks for reading any feedback is welcome.

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