SHETLAND AREA FORECAST
Issued : 2035 UTC Friday 31st October
THIS EVENING & TONIGHT
Mainly dry to begin with but around midnight or just after, some fairly persistent rain will arrive and this could be quite heavy at times. Moderate south-easterly winds becoming moderate to fresh southerly for a time before veering westerly later.
Rain at first but becoming drier and brighter by afternoon with some sunny spells. Winds south-westerly 4 to 5 perhaps 6 at times backing southerly later.
SUNDAY 2nd NOVEMBER
Sunny spells and showers, some of which could be on the heavy side. Winds fresh to strong southerly veering south-westerly later force 4 to 5 and easing overnight.
MONDAY 3rd NOVEMBER
Some sunny spells and occasional showers. A band of more persistent rain overnight for a time. Light south-westerly winds becoming cyclonic.
TUESDAY 4th NOVEMBER
A day of fairly frequent showers and a few brighter spells. Light cyclonic winds becoming north-easterly later.
SHETLAND MARINE FORECAST
Issued at: 2030 UTC Friday 31st October 2014
OVERNIGHT UNTIL 0600 UTC
Wind: South-easterly 4 to 5 becoming southerly 5 to 6 for a time before veering westerly later..
Sea State: Moderate.
Weather: Dry at first, rain later.
TOMORROW FROM 0600 UTC FOR 24HRS
Wind: South-easterly 5 occasionally six backing southerly force 5 to 6 later.