Today 18th October:
A cloudy and dry day with bright or sunny spells for most. A few light showers but Orkney dry in the afternoon. Strong southeast winds particularly over Orkney. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
A few light showers over Shetland at first otherwise dry with clear spells. Strong southeast winds over Orkney in the evening soon spread over Shetland. Minimum temperature 7 °C.
Thursday 19th October:
Mainly dry, cloudy over Orkney with sunny periods over Shetland, perhaps some rain over Orkney from late afternoon. Southeast gales, severe across Orkney. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Outlook for Friday to Sunday:
Cloudy but dry Friday, outbreaks rain Orkney Friday night. Dry Saturday but further rain Saturday night into Sunday afternoon. Southeast gale Friday turns northeast in Orkney Saturday then eases Sunday.
Updated: 05:00 (UTC+1) on Wed 18 Oct 2023