Today 17th April:
Rather cloudy start but it will be a dry day with sunny spells developing through the morning. Light winds at first across Orkney, otherwise an occasionally fresh southeasterly breeze. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
Remaining dry with some late sunny then clear spells, although cloud, especially across Orkney increasing towards the end of the night. Occasionally strong southeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 4 °C.
Sunday 18th April:
A dry day for Shetland with sunny spells. However Orkney, especially the west, looks cloudier with a little rain possible. Occasionally strong southeasterly breeze. Maximum temperature 11 °C.
Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:
Mostly dry and bright Monday. Cloudier and cooler Tuesday and Wednesday with showers or longer spells of rain with winds turning more northwesterly and strengthening, risk of gales on Wednesday.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC+1) on Sat 17 Apr 2021 Information from The Met Office