Mostly dry and bright today with sunny intervals and just the chance of an isolated shower this afternoon. Highest temperature around 18 Celsius, with moderate or fresh west-southwest winds.
Much of tonight will be dry but turning cloudy, then getting some patchy light rain towards dawn. Lowest temperature about 12°C.
Tomorrow will be cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle becoming more persistent and then often heavier in the afternoon, with hill fog and a strong south-southwest wind. Top temperature 18°C.
Largely dry albeit rather cloudy on Saturday with some brightness breaking through the cloud at times, moderate to fresh southwest winds and highs of 20°C. Then a spell of rain will spread across the island during the night, heavy at times into early Sunday.
8:47pm TodayWeather forecast updated as of 16 August 2018 8:07am
Current shipping forecastValid for 24 Hours
There is a Strong Wind Warning in operation.
Low to the north of the British Isles. A ridge from the Azores High to France.
Southwest 5 or 6, gradually easing this evening to westerly 4 or 5.
State of Sea
Slight or moderate, becoming more generally moderate for this afternoon and early evening.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
West force 4 or 5, imminently backing southwest then soon south- southwest 5 or 6 perhaps occasionally 7. Veering west-southwest or west 4 or 5 overnight into Saturday.
State of Sea
Slight or moderate, soon becoming moderate or rough, then falling slight or moderate overnight.
Rain spreading from the west Friday morning, gradually clearing away overnight into Saturday.
Good, becoming moderate or poor at times in the rain.
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)Shipping forecast updated as of 16 August 2018 11:11am
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