SHETLAND AREA FORECAST
Issued at: 1610 UTC Monday 28th July
THIS EVENING & TONIGHT
Some bright spells but also some low cloud and mist patches at times. Becoming more overcast later with rain or showers arriving during the early hours. Mainly light winds freshening from the south-west by morning.
Showers in the morning clearing by afternoon with some sunny spells later. Becoming cloudier again by evening with further rain or showers overnight. Force 4 to 5 south-westerly winds.
WEDNESDAY 30th JULY
Showers with occasional brighter spells. The showers could be heavy and thundery at times. Winds south-west force 4 to 5 becoming westerly later.
THURSDAY 31st JULY
Again a few showers but these becoming less frequent later and a mainly dry night. Force 4 to 5 westerly winds falling light later.
FRIDAY 1st AUGUST
Fairly bright with just a few showers around. Becoming more cloudy overnight with some rain. Winds mainly light and variable becoming south-easterly by morning and freshening.
SHETLAND MARINE FORECAST
Issued at: 1610 UTC Monday 28th July 2014
OVERNIGHT UNTIL 0600 UTC
Wind: Westerly 2 to 3 in the east, south-westerly in the west and freshening 3 to 4 later.
Sea State: Slight.
Weather: Dry with lowcloud/mist at times, rain later.
TOMORROW-TUESDAY 29th JULY FROM 0600 UTC FOR 24HRS
Wind: South-westerly 3 to 4, becoming 4 to 5 later and perhaps 6 in the far south-west.