Weather: Becoming cloudy and windy far North west, elsewhere fine and warm
Tonight remaining windy with coastal gales across the northwest
The north and northwest of Scotland becoming increasingly cloudy and windy with some patchy rain or drizzle. Coastal gales developing across the far northwest this afternoon. Elsewhere dry, fine and warm again after the clearance of any early fog patches.
Remaining windy with coastal gales across the northwest with heavier rain arriving later. Clear spells elsewhere but becoming cool, especially in rural areas with some patchy fog in places.
Rain across northwest Scotland sinking south into Northern Ireland and southern Scotland by evening. Gales easing but remaining windy. Elsewhere dry, mostly sunny and warm after early fog patches clear.
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:
Periods of rain, locally heavy, continuing across northwestern areas. Gale force winds in the far north at times. Otherwise mostly dry, bright and feeling warm, but breezy with some showers.