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Friday

Light Cloud

8°C 46°F 7°C 45°F South South Westerly
37km/h 23mph
Saturday

Light Cloud

10°C 50°F 4°C 39°F Southerly
19km/h 12mph
Sunday

Light Rain Shower

7°C 45°F 2°C 36°F West South Westerly
35km/h 22mph
Monday

Heavy Rain

6°C 43°F 4°C 39°F Southerly
39km/h 24mph
Tuesday

Light Cloud

7°C 45°F 4°C 39°F Westerly
31km/h 19mph

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Last updated 04:05

Weather forecast details for Friday 6 March. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 0900 hours1200 hours1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
Sat
0300 hours 
Weather Conditions Sunny Intervals Light Cloud Light Rain Shower Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud  
Temperature (°C/°F) 7°C 45°F 7°C 45°F 7°C 45°F 7°C 45°F 8°C 46°F 8°C 46°F 8°C 46°F  
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 29km/h 18mph South South Westerly 37km/h 23mph South South Westerly 37km/h 23mph South South Westerly 43km/h 27mph South South Westerly 39km/h 24mph South South Westerly 43km/h 27mph South South Westerly 48km/h 30mph South Westerly  
Wind Direction SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW SW  
Humidity 91% 82% 84% 83% 79% 80% 83%  
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) E VG VG E E E E  
Pressure (Millibars) 1015 1012 1009 1005 1002 998 996  

Highland and Eilean Siar

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Rain across the west, gradually turning heavier and more persistent, the heaviest rain in Skye Lochaber and Wester Ross. Mainly dry, brighter spells towards Strathspey, Inverness, up to Wick and Strathy. Strengthening southwesterly winds, gales developing, severe in northwest.

  • Tonight

    Heavy rain persisting across much of Highland and the Isles, heaviest in Northwest Highlands. Rain lighter in east with some good dry spells around Caithness and Nairn. Severe gales easing.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Highland

  1. Yellow early warning of rain

    From:
    1200 on Fri 6 March
    To:
    1200 on Sun 8 March
    Updated 5 March at 11:18

    Alert

    Rain will be persistent and heavy at times through much of Friday and Saturday and lasting into Sunday morning. The public should be aware of the risk of localised flooding and some travel disruption, especially on Saturday and on Sunday morning.

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

Issued by the Met Office

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Observations

Observed at 05:00, Friday 6 March

Light Rain Shower

6°C 43°F

16km/h 10mph Southerly

Humidity: 97%

Visibility: Very Good

Pressure: 1020mb, Falling

Observation station: WICK AIRPORT

(Lat: 58.454 | Lon: -3.089)

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