Today 29th December:
Cloud and rain soon clearing from Orkney to leave a bright day with a few showers. Cloudy with rain across Shetland this morning, somewhat brighter with a few showers this afternoon. Fresh to strong west to northwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
Becoming dry with lengthy clear periods this evening. Strengthening west to southwesterly winds will bring showers in the early hours, gales or severe gales for a time. Winds easing later. Minimum temperature 2 °C.
Friday 30th December:
A cold and cloudy day with rain, this persistent and occasionally heavy across Orkney. Drier weather developing across Shetland later. Maximum temperature 5 °C.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday:
A few showers on Saturday and Sunday but otherwise mainly dry and cold, overnight frost. Early showers on Monday otherwise dry. Light winds.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Thu 29 Dec 2022