Today 11th March:
A dry and bright morning with bright or sunny spells. Turning cloudier in the afternoon with some showery rain. Strong or gale force southeasterly winds, with severe gales over Shetland later. Maximum temperature 9 °C.
A largely cloudy night with outbreaks of rain, becoming persistent over Shetland later. Southeasterly gales or severe gales, easing later across Orkney. Minimum temperature 3 °C.
Saturday 12th March:
Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain but drier and brighter weather reaching Orkney later. Fresh southeasterly winds, with gales at first over Shetland. Maximum temperature 9 °C.
Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:
Windy again on Sunday with southeasterly gales and showery rain. A few showers on Monday with winds easing. Mainly dry, bright and breezy on Tuesday.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Fri 11 Mar 2022