A fair start to Thursday with plenty of sunshine for almost all areas. There will be quite a stiff easterly breezy affecting southern parts of England and Wales. Cloud in western Ireland and some broken cloud in the north of Scotland too. This afternoon stays dry and fone for most with more sunshine. Broken cloud in central Scotland as well as the far south of England and Ireland. Remaining breezy in the south. Highs at 25C in western Scotland and western Ireland, coler on eastern coasts at 18C.
Overnight into Friday there will be cloud and some drizzle affecting the far south and southwest of Ireland. Drier elsewhere with clearer skies, although some patchy cloud drifting through southern Ireland and northern Scotland. Breezy again in the southwest and through Ireland. Lows at 11 to 16C.
High pressure remains to the east of the UK on Friday. There will be lengthy spells of sunshine and it should be dry. Cloud and outbreaks of rain affecting the far west of Ireland, a chance of a shower in the east. Fair and dry with plenty of sunshine over most of England, Wales and Scotland. A brisk southeast wind with eastern coasts feeling cooler. Highs at 26C in western Scotland, 22 to 25C for most although 19C on eastern coasts.
A weak front arrives in western areas on Saturday. This brings cloud and some outbreaks of rain into Scotland, Ireland as well as northwest England and western Wales. The rain will be light and patchy. Eastern and central parts of England and Wales should be dry with good spells of sunshine. Turning fresher to the west at 22C in Ireland perhaps to 30C in southeast England.