Weather Forecast: Bright spells and just a few light showers. Light winds

Information from The Met Office

Today 17th October:

Dry for much of the day with bright spells and even a little sunshine breaking though. Still a few light showers, especially over Shetland. Feeling milder as winds become light. Maximum temperature 12 °C.


Most places will remain dry with clear periods, just the odd light shower remaining. Strengthening southeasterly winds, especially over Orkney. Minimum temperature 5 °C.

Wednesday 18th October:

Another mainly dry day with some sunshine and a few light showers. Strong east or southeast winds particularly around Orkney. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

A mostly dry few days although Orkney may see some rain later on Thursday. It will be windy on Thursday and Friday with southeasterly gales, possibly severe on Thursday.

Updated: 05:00 (UTC+1) on Tue 17 Oct 2023

Old Man of Hoy sea stack from the ferry leaving Stromness

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