After the winds of yesterday, Wednesday looks set to be a much quieter affair. There will be some sunny spells around this morning, most through eastern parts of Scotland, northeast England, the Midlands and southern England. Thicker cloud and outbreaks of rain already into the west of Ireland and western Scotland will be pushing east through the day to be affecting much of Scotland, Northern Ireland and parts of northwest England by lunchtime. Some drizzle along the norther coasts of Wales and through northwest England this afternoon, and staying cloudy and damp in Scotland. It should remain dry for most northeast England (apart form the hills), the Midlands, most of Wales and southern England, although rather cloudy. The winds increasing in Scotland, with highs near 9 to 14C.
Overnight it is going to be staying damp in western Scotland, with rain slipping south into southern Scotland by morning, Bits of drizzle affecting western coasts and hills of Wales and England. Ares further east should be drier with broken cloud. Drier weather reaching the far north of Scotland. Lows near 8 to 12C.
A ridge of high pressure building into the south of the UK and Ireland on Wednesday. This brings broken cloud and mainly dry conditions, the best of any sunshine in the east. Drizzle and thicker cloud on western and northern coasts of Wales at times, with more persistent rain drifting into northwest England. Cloudy and damp in Scotland with rain in the north and west, and this rain affecting Northern Ireland too. Windy in Scotland. Highs at 11 to 14C.
A southwesterly flow through the country on Thursday. High pressure remains to the south with low pressure to the north. Outbreaks of rain in northern and western Scotland as well as Ireland. Drizzle on western coasts and hills. Drier through more eastern areas and staying largely dry here. Highs at 12 to 16C.