Today 18th August:
All parts will have a dry day with variable amounts of cloud and some bright or sunny intervals. Freshening southeasterly winds in the afternoon and evening. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
Remaining dry with some sunshine during the evening particularly in the west, clear spells overnight. Winds becoming strong especially for Orkney by dawn. Minimum temperature 12 °C.
Saturday 19th August:
A change in conditions on Saturday, despite early sunshine for Shetland rain will move north affecting Orkney by lunchtime and Shetland soon after, accompanied by strong southeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:
Strong winds and blustery showers at times on Sunday and Monday. Winds easing on Tuesday with some brighter weather but still the threat of heavy showers.
Updated: 05:00 (UTC+1) on Fri 18 Aug 2023