Weather Watch 17th November 2021

Welcome to our Wednesday’s Weather Watch taking a look at the weather for the Western Isles and the UK in detail for the next 3 days.

On this Wednesday evening, we are seeing rain and showers moving across the Western Isles drizzle in places. Cloud dominating. Some clear spells. Winds gusting 30 mph and today’s high so far of 10.4C

Recent weather radar from Netweather.tv

Now we are going to look at a series of weather charts and model data for the next 3 days.

Thursday – High pressure across the South of the UK and low pressure to the West of the UK and weather fronts lingering across the North. For us, in the Western isles, it will be an overcast day with spells of rain heavy at times. With some rain and drizzle. The cloud dominating with some sunny spells. It will be a fairly winds day with winds gusting 40 to 50 mph some gusts into the evening could reach 55 mph for a time. Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 8C to 12C feeling cooler in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

The latest UKV model shows the strongest gusts for Thursday evening

Chart image

Friday – High pressure across the South of the UK with a cold front moving down from the North. The isobars arent as tight as on Thursday. We are going to see yet another overcast day across the Western Isles with spells of rain and drizzle. Occasionally heavy at times. Winds of 10 to 30 mph gusting 40 to 45 mph for the Uist and Barra. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 7C to 12C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – High pressure builds to the West and a cold front slides down from the North. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see spells of rain heavy at times. Squally showers with some sunny spells. Rain clearing away into the evening. Winds of 10 to 30 mph from Lewis and Harris gusting 40 to 50 mph for Uist and Barra. Winds will be from the North West. Temps of 4C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thanks for reading any feedback is welcome.

Links to the charts used https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/maps-and-charts/surface-pressure andhttps://www.theweatheroutlook.com/twodata/ukv.aspx?run=03&charthour=43&chartname=gust_wind&chartregion=uk-region&charttag=Wind%20gust%20mph

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