Low pressure system to the east of Scotland will influence the weather for all of us today. It will be quite windy throughout the British Isles and Ireland, approaching gale force along western and northern coasts of Ireland and Scotland. After a reasonably bright start in southern Scotland, with some isolated showers and patchy drizzle, more persistent rain will develop across central and northern Scotland into the afternoon. It should be bright with some sunny spells across Ireland, Wales and much of England, some scattered showers likely throughout the day moving quickly with the wind. A risk of some morning cloud and rain affecting eastern England. Staying dry in southern England with bright spells here. Highs of 17C in the south but just 7-8C across Scotland.
Rain, heavy at first, will persist across Scotland this evening, and will spread southwards into northern and central parts of England and Northern Ireland. Southern counties of England, Wales and much of Ireland should remain mainly dry. It will remain windy though, north-western coastlines being the most vulnerable to gales. Later in the night, the area of rain will move into the northern half of Ireland, Wales and the Midlands. Turning drier with more broken cloud across Scotland. Lows at 4C in central Scotland, widely 6 or 7C.
Rainfall will not be quite so heavy today, but the low pressure remains to the east of the UK, with some fronts wrapped around the centre bringing plenty of cloud and outbreaks of rain and showers to many regions. Strong north-westerly breezes will remain a feature of the weather today, gales quite likely along northern and western coastlines, especially across Ireland. The most persistent showers and rain can be expected across much of England and Wales in the morning as well as across central and Northern Ireland. The afternoon sees more rain in northern and eastern Scotland with some heavy showers for central and eastern England. It will be another cool day highs of 12 to 16C for many.
Throughout the day, the low pressure will begin to lose its influence on the weather for the British Isles although remains to the east. Breezes will become northerly, and will lose their intensity into the afternoon. There will be some showers or longer spells of rain in central, eastern and southern England, with further showers for northern Scotland. a few showers could affect parts of Ireland too. Some drier weather with a few bright spells in the west. Highs of 8C in northern Scotland, 17C in the brighter parts of Wales and western England.