Issued: 1000hrs Monday 15th October 2018
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson
Fairly mild, cooler next week
A quieter spell of weather develops, with fairly mild temperatures holding on across the south of Britain. Occasional rain moves into the north-west, but many places will be often dry during the next week to 10 days. Some foggy mornings are expected beneath high pressure and light winds.
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High pressure extends across the British Isles. A fair day overall. Some fog in the morning, but will clear to leave a good deal of sunshine. Variable cloud in southern England, with an easterly breeze on English Channel coasts. Light winds for most places. A southwesterly breeze picks up in the far north-west later. After a cool start, top temperatures will reach 13 to 16C, warmest in the east.
The south and east stay largely dry with sunshine best in the south and east. Fronts move back into north-western regions, bringing some rain to western Scotland and Northern Ireland, accompanies by a southwesterly breeze. A cool start, with local fog patches after dawn in central and southern Britain. A fairly mild day, highs 12 to 17C, warmest south-east.
High pressure influences the south, whilst a southwesterly flow is expected for northern areas. Breezy with some rain for north-west Scotland and Ireland, otherwise dry and mild across many areas. Sunshine best in the south and east of England. Possible fog in the morning. Highs 13 to 18C.
A north-south divide continues, with rain focused on western Scotland and some patchy rain for Northern Ireland. A little rain may encroach into north-west England. Breezier for all, but staying dry and mild in the south. Highs 13 to 19C.
A weakening cold front passes south, with just small amounts of rain reaching southern Britain. A cooler day overall, with a west to northwesterly breeze. Showery in the far north-west. Sunny spells for many. Highs 10 to 16C.
High pressure centred to the south-west. Mainly fair, with morning fog in central-southern areas, and slight frost locally. A westerly breeze in the north may bring drizzly showers to western Scotland. Highs 11 to 15C.