Friday 5th August Weather forecast for the Western Isles.

Good evening Western Isles on this Thursday evening we are seeing rain and showers moving across the islands. These are heavy in places. Some sunny spells with plenty of cloud. Winds gusting 30 mph and today’s high of 15.7C

We have seen a wet day for South Uist with 10 mm of rain being recorded at the Met Office site.

Image credit to Roost Weather

Friday

Overnight – Clear skies and cloud with some showers heavy at times. Temps dropping down into single figures in spots. Winds under 20 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Some decent and prolonged sunshine with variable amounts of cloud. A few showers heavy at times. Becoming more scattered later in the day. Winds under 20 mph.

Evening – Becoming drier with a few scattered showers. Some decent and prolonged sunshine at times,

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 05:25 and 21;36

South Uist – 05:34 and 21:36

Outlook

Both the GFS and ECMWF show heavy rain across Lewis and Harris on Saturday evening us the slider to move between images. Image credit to WX charts.

Saturday – Will be an overcast day with spells of rain and drizzle.Heavier rain into the evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph

Sunday – Sunshine and showers with plenty of cloud and winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Monday – Overcats with winds gusting 20 to 40 mph heavy rain a times. Temps of 12C to 17C

Tuesday – Largely fine and dry and feeling warm with sunshine and cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 12C to 20C

Have a great evening.

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