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UK Forecast - May 06, 2018
Sunny Bank Holiday
Very warm

Bank Holiday Monday
High pressure centred east of Britain brings a fair day for most. A warm south-easterly airflow. Lots of sunshine for many with light winds. Thicker cloud for Scotland & Northern Ireland as a weak warm front edges north. Chance of local showery rain for Scotland. Fresh on the coasts with sea breezes, around 14 to 17C, or cooler north-east. Highs 16 to 19C central Scotland and Ireland, but widely 22 to 25C for England and Wales, up to 27C in the south-east.


Monday night
Dry for most, with skies generally clear. Some cloud north and west, tending to thicken as fronts nudge in off the Atlantic. Rain develops for the west of Ireland, and may come into the far west of Scotland before dawn. Southerly winds strengthening in the north-west. Little wind for central and southern Britain. Local mist patches forming, but soon clearing after dawn. Generally mild, lows 9 to 13C, locally 5C rurally, mainly in Scotland.


Tuesday
A cold front moves in from the Atlantic, bringing fresher conditions to the north and west. A spell of rain then showers for Ireland and western Scotland. Rain also moves into Wales and western England by afternoon. Sunny spells for the Midlands, south and east, but cloud thickening from the west. A few local showers may trigger off in central-eastern England by afternoon. Highs 13 to 16C north & west, but reaching 22 to 25C in the Midlands & south-east.


Wednesday
Low pressure centred toward the north-west pushes fronts in from the Atlantic. Rain spreads across Ireland, and pushes into western Britain through the day. Showers follow fromt the west. Central and eastern Britain probably staying dry all day. A little sun, but clouding up from the west. Blustery south-westerly winds, risk of gales for the far north-west. Highs 11C in western Scotland, 17C Wales & Midlands, up to 20C south-east.