A northeasterly flow affecting most of the country through today. There will be some breaks in the cloud allowing for sunny spells, the best of them in Ireland and western Scotland although a few showers could affect southwest Ireland this afternoon. More broken cloud elsewhere with some sunny spells. Staying dry for most. Feeling cool on eastern coasts in the northeast wind with highs of 17C, but nearer 22C in the sunnier west.
A mostly dry night ahead. Clearer skies in Scotland, western Wales, northwest England and Ireland. Evening showers fading from southwest Ierland. More cloud in eastern and southern areas with the threat of some drizzle in the southeast. Lows at 9 to 12C.
High pressure to the north of Scotland on Thursday with low pressure to the south. A fair amount of cloud in southern England and Wales with some showery bursts of rain developing. A few showers in southern Ireland too. Drier in northern England, Scotland and the rest of Ierland with some sunny spells. The best of the sunshine in western areas. Highs at 17C on eastern coasts of Scotland and England, 22C in the west.
Pressure stays generally high to the north on Friday, but low pressure will be to the east as well. There is the risk of cloudier skies and a weak front affecting England and Wales, bringing some showery spots of rain. Broken cloud for Scotland and Ireland. Some bright or sunny spells in southern and eastern areas which may trigger isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Potential very warm southeast. Highs at 17C on eastern coasts, 21 to 24C in the sunshine but to 27C in the southeast.