A much colder day ahead. There will be cloud for many parts of England and Wales this morning. A chance of a few spots of light rain affecting eastern coast. The best sunshine in western parts of England and western Wales. Broken cloud in Ireland with some sunshine in the south. Sunny across much of Scotland. This afternoon says the cloud breaking in sunny spells developing for many, the best of the sunshine always in the west. A stiff easterly breeze in the south making it feel especially cold compared to recent days. Highs at 8C in the east, 15C in the south, 18C in western Ireland but 10C in eastern Ireland.
Cloud will be dispersing tonight to leave clear skies for many. There will be a further areas of cloud affecting northeast Scotland, perhaps with a few showers here. Lighter winds will allow for forst to develop in some well sheltered inland areas. Lows at 0 to 3C.
High pressure remains in control through Friday, being positioned west of Ireland. The day starts cold but dry with plenty of sunshine for many. Some cloud could affect eastern coasts through the day although this is going to be breaking. Staying dry for most with further sunshine into the afternoon. Another cool day with temperatures at 9 to 13C, although always feeling colder in the east.
High pressure dominates again through Saturday. It will be another cold start with a frost for some. Plenty of sunshine throughout the day for most areas. There could be some cloud drifting onto coasts of East Anglia and southeast England from time to time, but this would be limited. Milder in Scotland at 14C, cooler southern England at 11C.