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Week ahead - August 06, 2019
Wet and windy
Staying changeable

Issued: 0900hrs Tuesday 6th August 2019
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson

Coastal gales in south

A deep area of low pressure is due to spin up from the southwest on Friday, bringing further unsettled conditions into the weekend, with rain and strong winds. A generally changeable outlook is expected to continue through mid-August, with frequent rain and temperatures nothing special.

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Friday 09/08/19
Fronts will sweep northwards, associated with low pressure centred to the southwest. A spell of heavy rainfall for many places, with a risk of local thunder. The most persistent falls transferring into Scotland through the day, whilst a rash of heavy showers will move across England & Wales from the southwest. Blustery winds, risk gusting gale force around exposed southwestern coasts. Highs 17 to 23C.

Saturday 10/08/19
Low pressure centred toward the north brings periods of heavy rain to north and western regions. Showery for many places, whilst east & southeast England may escape more often dry. Windy across southern counties, gales around coasts and headlands. Temperatures up to 23C in the southeast, nearer 17 to 21C for most, cooler where rain persists.

Sunday 11/08/19
Low pressure pulls away slowly toward the northeast but leaves a legacy of showers or some longer spells of rain for northern Britain and Ireland. Brighter with sunny spells and passing showers in the south. Blustery winds, although easing compared to previous days. Cool in the north, fairly warm in the south. Highs 15 to 23C.

Monday 12/08/19
Detail is uncertain. For many places, a bright day with scattered showers. Some indications see an area of low pressure forming around Biscay and skirting across southeast England, with a spell of heavy rain and strong winds. A risk that this rain may extend more widely across England. Highs 15 to 22C.

Tuesday 13/08/19
A general westerly airflow is likely. Rather cool temperatures with sunshine and showers. Rain may be more frequent in the west. The south and southeast may escape more often dry. Highs 14 to 21C.

Wednesday 14/08/19
The next series of Atlantic fronts are never too far away. A risk of persistent rain returning from the west or southwest. Brighter for a time ahead of this, for longest in the east. Highs 14 to 22C.

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Week Ahead
General Remarks
We, 07.08. various clouds, rain 16° - 24° 90%
Th, 08.08. various clouds, light rain 18° - 25° 80%
Fr, 09.08. cloudy, rain 16° - 24° 70%
Sa, 10.08. cloudy, rain 14° - 22° 60%
Su, 11.08. various clouds, rain 14° - 23° 50%
Mo, 12.08. various clouds, rain 14° - 22° 40%
Tu, 13.06. various clouds, light rain 14° - 21° 30%
We, 14.08. various clouds, rain 14° - 22° 30%
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