CalMac has issued an early warning of possible ferry disruption on cross-Minch routes for the weekend, with strong winds forecast.

The Oban-Castlebay service has warnings of disruption or short-notice cancellation on Friday and Saturday, both passenger and freight sailings on the MV Loch Seaforth could be disrupted or cancelled between Stornoway and Ullapool on Saturday (November 3rd). Check Calmac service status for further information www.calmac.co.uk/service-status

The Met Office forecast shows strong southerly winds from late afternoon tomorrow (Friday November 2nd) and through Saturday, peaking in the early hours of Sunday before dying away later.