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Day Weather Maximum Day Temperature Minimum Night Temperature Wind Direction and Speed

Light Rain

13°C 55°F 10°C 50°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 13 km/h 8 mph

Light Rain

11°C 52°F 7°C 45°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 39 km/h 24 mph

Sunny Intervals

12°C 54°F 5°C 41°F Westerly
Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph


12°C 54°F 5°C 41°F North Westerly
Wind Speed 6 km/h 4 mph


12°C 54°F 11°C 52°F South Easterly
Wind Speed 13 km/h 8 mph



Sunrise 07:11 Sunset 18:53

Last updated 09:47

Weather forecast details for Wednesday 28 September. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 1300 hours1600 hours1900 hours2200 hours0100 hours
0400 hours  
Weather Conditions Thick Cloud Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Clear Sky Clear Sky Clear Sky   
Temperature (°C/°F) 12°C 54°F 11°C 52°F 13°C 55°F 15°C 59°F 12°C 54°F 11°C 52°F   
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 13 km/h 8 mph South South Westerly Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph Southerly Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph South Westerly Wind Gusts 64 km/h 40 mph South Westerly Wind Gusts 64 km/h 40 mph South Westerly   
Wind Direction SSW S SSE SW SW SW   
Humidity 84% 95% 96% 89% 77% 77%   
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VGMGEEE  
Pressure (Millibars) 1010 1006 999 994 992 989   

Highland and Eilean Siar

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    A mainly dry, bright start. Soon becoming cloudy with rain reaching Lochaber and Outer Hebrides, extending to all parts but midday. Rain will be heavy, persistent over west Highlands this afternoon. Lighter winds at first but southwesterly gales developing later.

  • Tonight

    Very windy with clear periods and blustery showers. Showers becoming frequent and heavy overnight. Southwesterly gales increasing to severe gale force later tonight, especially over Western Isles and north Highlands.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Highland

  1. Yellow early warning of wind

    0100 on Thu 29 September
    2000 on Thu 29 September
    Updated 27 September at 10:41


    Gales or severe gales are expected to develop across much of Scotland on Thursday. The strongest winds are most likely across northwestern areas, where gusts of 70 mph are possible. However, much of Scotland could see gusts of 55-60 mph.

    Please be aware that potential impacts could include minor travel disruption with some bridge restrictions, and possible damage to trees and structures. Additionally, large waves will build off northern and western coasts with the risk of some wave overtopping here.This Alert will be reviewed in the lead-up to Thursday so it is advised to keep up with the latest developments.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

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Observed at 09:00, Wednesday 28 September

Light Cloud

12°C 54°F

Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph Westerly

Humidity: 89%

Visibility: Very Good

Pressure: 1009mb, Rising

Observation station: WICK AIRPORT

(Lat: 58.454 | Lon: -3.089)

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