Outbreaks of rain developing this afternoon, occasionally heavy in places. Top temperature 9 Celsius, with mostly moderate south-southwest or southerly winds.
It will become dry again later this evening and tonight, with clearer spells and temperatures dipping to 4 or 5°C.
A dry and bright start on Monday but a strengthening southerly wind will bring patchy rain at times during the afternoon and evening, then more widespread rain overnight into Tuesday.
Tuesday morning will very wet and windy, with heavy rain and a southerly gale, the rain clearing and winds easing during the afternoon.
3:56pm TodayWeather forecast updated as of 16 December 2018 11:20am
Current shipping forecastValid for 24 Hours
Strong wind warning in operation.
Slow-moving low to the southwest of Iceland. Shallow lows near the southwest of Britain moving northeast or eastwards.
South or south-west force 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in places, backing south or southeast this afternoon, gradually veering west this evening. Decreasing late in the night to 3 or 4, occasionally 5. Backing south-southwest or southerly tomorrow morning before increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7, in the west of the area.
State of Sea
Slight or moderate, becoming mostly moderate in central and western parts tomorrow morning.
Scattered outbreaks of rain becoming more widespread from the south this afternoon. Becoming mostly fair late this evening and tonight.
Good, falling moderate or poor at times in the rain.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
Southerly 5 or 6 imminently increasing 6 or 7, then 7 or gale 8 during the evening, occasionally severe gale 9 on Tuesday morning.
State of Sea
Slight or moderate, imminently becoming moderate or rough then rough or very rough at night and for Tuesday morning.
Patchy rain developing from the west Monday afternoon and evening, becoming more widespread overnight and heavier by Tuesday morning.
Moderate or good, becoming moderate or poor overnight into Tuesday.
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)Shipping forecast updated as of 16 December 2018 11:50am
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