SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Strong Winds (far N and NW). Fog Patches (SE).
SUMMARY: Unsettled and windy to the W and N, drier and more settled to the S and SE.
SYNOPTIC SITUATION: A deepening area of low pressure will continue to move NE to the N of Scotland, whilst its cold front is expected to push SE across the U.K. during the day, introducing a cooler NW’ly flow.
WINDS: SW light across the S and SE, veering W or NW later. W to NW moderate or fresh further N and W, strong to near-gale force in exposed N and NW areas.
WEATHER: It will be a dry start across the S and SE with some low cloud, mist or fog patches. Patchy rain will then spread SE across England and Wales. Further N and W, there will be a mixture of bright or sunny spells and isolated to scattered showers, these turning wintry over high ground in Scotland.
TEMPERATURE: Just above average to the S, around average in N and W regions.
CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: High – 90%