Today 17th July:
It will be a mostly cloudy morning with patchy drizzle and mist, but turning brighter during the afternoon with the odd sunny break developing. Fresh to strong westerly winds. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
Mainly dry and bright this evening, but thickening cloud could bring some patchy light rain to Orkney overnight. Winds will turn into the northwest and ease. Minimum temperature 9 °C.
Sunday 18th July:
Any thicker cloud and patchy rain across Orkney will soon clear to leave a mainly dry and bright day with a few sunny breaks possible. Light northwest winds. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:
Mostly cloudy skies expected with the best of any sunshine in Orkney. However, mainly dry although mist and fog could be extensive and times with a little drizzle. Light winds. Information from The Met Office