Winds gusting to 60 mph are forecast for today (Wednesday February 14) throughout the Minch and across the Outer Hebrides.

There are widespread ferry cancellations. Routes affected include Stornoway-Ullapool; Castlebay to Oban; Armhor to Eriskay; Leverburgh to Berneray; and Lochboisdale to Mallaig or Oban. Ferries on the routes to Uig on Skye are being retimed. More details from https://www.calmac.co.uk/service-status