Tuesday’s forecast and beyond for the Western Isles – Windy and cold.

Good evening Western Isles on this Monday evening we are seeing rain and wintry showers moving across the islands. These are thundery in places. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph and today’s high of 7.5C

Tuesdays set up storm Barra will bring strong winds and snow to the UK with the worst of the winds impacting Ireland.

Overnight – A cloud dominating night with rain and squally showers wintry at times. Some clear skies. Winds of 10 to 30 mph with some frost and ice as temps drop close to or below freezing.

Morning – Overcast with further squally showers heavy and wintry at these heavy. Winds of 20 to 40 mph

Afternoon and evening – It will start off fairly dry for Lewis and Harris with plenty of cloud. Rain will feed across the Western Isles becoming heavy and persistent especially for Barra. Some of the rain will fall as sleet and snow. But it isn’t expected to stick. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Winds will be from the East and South East. Temps of 1C to 8C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:56 and 15:37

South Uist – 08:54 and 15:47


Wednesday – A fine and dry day with Sunshine and cloud brisk winds. Gusting 20 to 40 mph from the North East. Temps of 2C to 8C

Thursday – Overcast start to the day but rain and showers will move in later the day. Winds will be from the South East and South West later under 20 mph. Temps of 3C to 8C

Friday – A mixed day of sunshine and cloud with a few scattered showers. Light winds. Winds will be from the North West under 20 mph. Temps of 2C to 8C

Saturday – Will be a wet day across the Western isles with heavy and persistent rain. Some sunny spells. Winds of 20 to 40 mph Winds will be from the West and North West. Temps of 4C to 10C

Have a great evening

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