Issued: 0800 Sunday 6th June 2021
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Plenty of dry weather, but some low cloud and drizzle affecting western coasts and hills
High pressure remains close to the British Isles this week, and may build over the area by the weekend. Plenty of generally dry weather around. Wester coasts and hills will be prone to low cloud and drizzle. Staying warm and quite humid, a little fresher later.
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A ridge of high pressure over southern areas on Wednesday. Lower pressure stays the northwest of Scotland. A southwesterly flow pushes fronts into western Ireland and Ireland, these bringing patchy rain and drizzle. The rain could be heavier in western Scotland. Some low cloud and drizzle may drift onto western coasts of Wales and southwest England later. Other areas will have broken cloud and some sunny spells. Scattered showers could form in the afternoon in eastern parts of England. Highs at 17C in the cloudier west, more widely 20 to 25C in any sunshine.
Higher pressure to the south with low pressure remains northwest of Scotland. The southwest wind brings further broken cloud to western coasts and hills, the risk of some mist at times along southern coasts. Drizzle in western parts of Ireland and western Scotland, although dry in the east. Sunshine breaks through in much of England and Wales and becomes very warm. Western coasts always at risk of some low cloud and mist. The best of any sunshine in more eastern areas. Highs at 21 to 25C, 17C in northwest Scotland and cloudier western coasts.
A weak front passing south through Friday bringing cloud and periods of patchy rain, most in northwest England, southern Scotland, north Wales and he south of Ireland. central and southern areas of England and Wales should be brighter with sunny spells. Fresher and brighter weather follows to western Scotland and Ireland. Highs at 14 to 17C in northwest Scotland and Ireland although 23C in eastern Scotland, 22 to 27C over much of England and Wales, although 17C in the cloudier areas.
High pressure strengthens through Saturday. It should be a dry day with sunny spells for most. Some low cloud and drizzle may trouble the far northwest of Scotland as well as the far southeast of England. Highs at 17 to 25C.
Pressure remains high through Sunday across the British Isles. There will be plenty of dry conditions with sunshine for many. A threat of low cloud and drizzle again in the far northwest of Scotland. Highs at 19 to 25C.
Pressure stays high again through Monday. Some broken cloud in western areas with the chance of drizzle affecting western coasts of Ireland and western Scotland. Most other areas should be dry with sunshine, the best in the east, and south. Highs at 18 to 25C.