The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning as blustery conditions are expected to batter parts of Scotland.
The alert is in force from 8am through to 6pm on Wednesday, covering northwestern parts of Scotland.
Gusts of wind are expected to reach 60-70 mph widely, however, they could reach 80mph across the Outer Hebrides.
The Met Office has warned that the strong winds could cause travel delays to road, air and ferry transport.
In some of the worst affected areas there is a possibility of short-term power loss.
Winds are set to ease on Wednesday afternoon as the area of low pressure moves away to the north.
The Met Office currently states that the risk of impact is likely but expected to be minor.
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