" Mull of Kintyre to Ardnanurchan Point.
South 7 to gale force 9, veering westerly 5 to 7 becoming cyclonic 6 to 8 later. (Wind speed)
Rough to very rough, occasionally high in far north west. (Sea conditions)
Rain at times.
Moderate to good becoming poor." (Visibility)
For any one who doesn't understand this format the explanation is in the brackets.
At nine o clock I went down to the shore to see if all was well with the Shepherd's Hut, it was fine, it's well anchored and has survived worse conditions than this.
The kitchen stove needs to be shut down completely in these conditions or it burns too fiercely and gets through enormous amounts of firewood.
Miss Mimi decided it was a day to stay indoors when she heard the inshore forecast this morning.