A fine day with plenty of sunshine across southern parts of the UK and Ireland. There may be some broken cloud affecting western coasts of Wales, but here too there will be some brighter spells. Cloudier weather further north with some outbreaks of rain in Northern Ireland and southern Scotland. The rain may be heavy at times until early afternoon in southwest Scotland. More central and northern parts of Scotland will have showers and cooler weather overall, breezier too. Highs at 10C in northern Scotland, 15C in southern England.
A breezy and chilly evening in Scotland and northwest England where there will be some showers, these slowly retreating to the east. Cloudier weather slips south into southern Ireland, Wales and southern England with any rain fading away. Clearer skies arriving across Scotland , northern England and the north of Ireland as the night progresses with frost developing as winds fall light. Lows at 0C in central Scotland, 7C in southern England.
A ridge of high pressure builds through the UK and Ireland on Thursday. The remnants of a weak front in the far south of England bringing patchy rain here. Elsewhere cloud tending to be more broken with some bright and sunny spells, these improving as one heads further north. Dry for the vast majority of places. A chilly day with highs at 8 to 13C.
High pressure remains over the south of the UK and Ireland on Friday. There may be mist and murk around on Friday morning in much of England, wales and Ireland, this slowly lifting and clearing. Spots of drizzle may affect high ground in southern England and southern Ireland. Drier elsewhere with a few brighter spells coming through. A weak front slipping into Scotland later bringing rain in western Scotland and western Ireland with the breeze increasing here. Highs at 8 to 12C.