Barra’s sea routes are being cut by high winds tomorrow (Friday 12 October).

The Castlebay to Oban sailings have been cancelled because of the adverse weather forecast.

All sailings to and from Eriskay are also cancelled.

XC weather is predicting sustained high winds all day – with 48-58mph at 7am and the peak at 4pm-7pm at 39-59 mph.

The official UK Met Office forecast predicts winds of 41mph, gusting to 65mph at 7am with the peak around 6pm with gusts around 66mph and sustained speeds of 42mph from 6pm onwards until 8pm.