Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 16th September 2012
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fine through the Mediterranean and southern Europe, but more unsettled and windy to north
A fine morning through Spain and Portugal with good spells of sunshine. More fair weather over France, although some morning mist and fog patches are likely here too. The dry and fine weather extends through the Low Countries and Germany as well as into Poland. Austria and Switzerland will have plenty of sunshine too, this extending to northern Italy.
Central and southern Italy will have more cloud and some rain. The rain could be heavy over northern and western Greece. Turkey should be dry with sunny spells throughout. Cloud and some rain in Bulgaria but fine across Romania.
Breezy with sunny spells in Denmark. There could be some sunshine in the Baltic States and Finland should be dry too. More sunshine across Sweden and southern Norway, although cloud and rain affecting western Norway where it will be windy too.
Plenty of sunshine through Spain and Portugal today, and it should be dry too. More sunshine to come across most of France, although there will be some cloud and patchy rain in the far north. Cloudy with some showers across the Low Countries and the northern half of Germany and Poland. Brighter to the south with good spells of sunshine in Switzerland and Austria.
The Balearics and Italy should have a fine day with lots of sunshine to come here. Some cloud and showers across northern Greece, but fine to the south and sunny too. More sunshine for much of Turkey, although showers are likely inland.
A fair day in the Baltic States, but cloud and wind as well as rain in Finland. More cloud and rain across Sweden, but brighter weather with some heavy showers follows to Norway. Denmark should be bright with sunny spells.