Forecast Issued – September 9th 2017
OVERVIEW: Unsettled with a blustery Atlantic airflow dominating, with some stormy conditions at times on western coasts. Feeling notably Autumnal with daytime temperatures on the cool side.
SAT SEP 09: Quite a showery day is forecast with fresh to strong northwest winds only slowly easing as evening approaches. Cool with afternoon highs reaching 16c or 17c at best and these values dropping briefly to around 13c under showers. Showers will gradually die out in the evening and skies will clear for the early part of the night. NW breezes will dropping light and backing southwesterly by daybreak as cloud quickly increases from the southwest. Overnight lows around 9c or 10c.
SUN SEP 10: Overcast and damp for the morning with moderate to fresh southwest breezes accompanying showery spells of light to moderate rain. By afternoon though, cloud and rain will clear and it should brighten up for a timer with some sunny spells, however showers will develop later. Feeling a little milder with highs of 17c or 18c in a moderate westerly breeze, increasing fresh later in the evening. Becoming quite windy overnight with strong westerly winds developing and spells of occasional rain throughout the night. Winds will gust to around 50mph at times overnight – so caution is advised. Lows around 10c.
MON SEP 11: Continuing windy into the morning with further strong gusts, however the winds will gradually moderate during the day and back northwesterly. The weather will be a mix of hazy sunshine and passing squally showers. Feeling quite cool with highs of around 15c at best. Winds will ease for a time overnight and showers will die out. Cool with lows of around 7c.
OUTLOOK FOR THE WEEK: Remaining unsettled for much of the week with periods of wet and windy weather. Tuesday evening looks set to see a spell of quite wet and windy weather following a bright start. Wednesday and Thursday are expected to be showery, though less so on Thursday. High pressure looks like building in for next weekend giving a boost to day temperatures, but the nights could be cold and foggy.