Week ahead - December 12, 2023
Drier & milder
Windy north

Issued: 0900 Tuesday 12th December 2023
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling

Becoming drier and mild, gales in Scotland, then cooler middle of next week

A change in weather this week with some showers at first. Higher pressure then building to the south bringing drier weather. However, there will be a fair amount of cloud and there could be some drizzle from weak fronts passing south. Gales at times in Scotland. Mild for all before possibly turning colder in the middle of next week.

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Friday 15/12/23
High pressure south of the country on Friday. Dry with broken cloud for most, the best of any brighter spells in the east. A few spots of drizzle may affect western coasts and hills. The highest risk of drizzle in western Scotland and western Ireland where it will also be breezy. Some hill fog in the west too. Highs at 7 to 12C.


Saturday 16/12/23
High pressure stays south of the British Isles on Saturday. A breezier day and dry too. A risk of some early fog patches in the south although these clearing. Windier in Scotland with gales here and some rain in the west, heavy in the northwest. Some bright spells in central and eastern areas. Mild at 12C in Scotland, 9C in southern England.


Sunday 17/12/23
High pressure remains to the south on Sunday. Fronts bringing some rain to northwest Scotland and staying windy with a risk of gales in northwest Scotland. Dry for other areas with broken cloud, the best of any sunshine in the east. Highs of 9 to 11C.


Monday 18/12/23
Cloudy through most areas on Monday. Periods of rain and drizzle in England and Wales, most affecting western coasts and hills. Tending to be drier in the east with some bright spells. Breezy for all. Highs at 11 to 13C.

Tuesday 19/12/23
A brighter day in England and much of Wales. Heavy showers in northern and western Scotland as well as northwest Ireland. Gales may occur in Scotland. Highs at a cooler 7 to 9C.

Wednesday 20/12/23
Cooler on Wednesday with a northwest flow affecting all areas. A windy day with sunny spells and wintry showers. Highs at 5 to 7C.

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Week Ahead
General Remarks
We, 13.12. various clouds, rain  - 10° 90%
Th, 14.12. cloudy, light rain  - 10° 85%
Fr, 15.12. various clouds  - 12° 80%
Sa, 16.12. various clouds  - 12° 75%
Su, 17.12. cloudy  - 11° 70%
Mo, 18.12. cloudy, light rain 11° - 13° 65%
Tu, 19.12. various clouds, rain  -  60%
We, 20.12. various clouds, sleet  -  60%
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