Low pressure in the North Sea on Friday. A cool northwest flow brings good spells of sunshine to much of the country. Broken cloud and some showers affecting eastern Scotland and eastern Scotland with another area of cloud and a few showers in southern Ireland and the far southwest of England. This afternoon sees cloud increasing over most of Ireland and into the west of Wales with an scattered shower on hills. Eastern and southern areas of the country tending to be brighter this afternoon and should be largely dry. Highs at 18C in southeast England, 14C in northern Scotland.
An area of cloud and rain spreading across Ireland tonight. For the UK it is likely to be dry with clear spells, the best of them in central and eastern areas. A few mist patches by the morning with lows of 5C in central Scotland, perhaps witha touch of ground frost, 10C in southern England.
High pressure stays to the south of the country on Saturday. A small area of low pressure passes through Ireland and into Scotland bringing fronts with it. These give lots of cloud and periods of rain to much of Scotland and Ireland and then for the west of Wales and England. The cloud tending to break in central and eastern England with bright spells developing here. Temperatures at 22C where the sun comes through in east Anglia, 14C in northwest Scotland.
Fronts again bringing cloud and some outbreaks of rain to much of England on Sunday. The rain should fade and the cloud break to allow a few bright spells to develop. A further area of rain reaching Ireland and western Scotland. The best of the drier weather in eastern Scotland and Wales. Temperatures rising to 24C in southeast England, a much cooler 14C in western Ireland and western Scotland.