Sunday 7th August Weather forecast for the Western Isles.

Good evening Western Isles on this Saturday evening we are seeing plenty of cloud with rain and showers. Heaviest for Lewis and Harris drier for Uist and Barra. Some hazy sunshine. Winds gusting 40 mph and today’s high of 15.1C

It has been a North and South divide across the Western Isles today as shown by the rainfall accumulation map from Netweather. Some spots estimated at 24 mm for the last 24 hours


Overnight – Plenty of cloud with some rain and drizzle at times. This heavy in places with some mist and low cloud. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Sunshine and cloud. Some decent spells of sunshine at times. Some scattered showers and rain at times this will be heavy. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Evening – Staying fairly cloudy with some outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Mist and low cloud. Winds under 20 mph.

Sunday’s weather we are very much in between weather fronts and high pressure dominates across the South of the UK with brisk airflow across our islands.

Sundays surface pressure chart from the Met Office

Winds will be from the South West and temps of 12C to 18C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 05:29 and 21:32

South Uist -05:38 and 21:32


Monday – Overcast with spells of rain heavy at times some mist and low cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 14C to 18C

Tuesday – Sunshine and cloud becoming warmer some rain and drizzle. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 12C to 20C

Wednesday and Thursday – Sunshine and cloud winds slowly easing and becoming drier. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 12C to 22C

Friday – Possibly becoming even warmer but a long way off yet and plenty of uncertainty. I will take a more detailed look at the high temps on my Sunday evening in depth forecast.

Have a great evening.

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