The rain and drizzle will gradually clear later this evening, as the low cloud and mist lifts and breaks, leaving the rest of the night dry with some clear spells developing. The moderate to fresh south to southwest wind will quickly turn to the west or northwest as the rain clears, before falling light and backing to the south overnight. Minimum temperature near to 12 or 13°C.
Tomorrow will be dry and fairly cloudy, with the chance of some bright or sunny spells breaking through the cloud at times. Highest temperature around 19°C, in the light to moderate south to south-easterly breeze. Turning cloudy overnight into Friday with extensive low cloud developing.
Much of Friday will be cloudy and misty, with some scattered showers spreading from the west during the afternoon & evening, which will die away and bring clearer conditions overnight. The moderate southerly wind will freshen during the afternoon, before turning to the west or northwest later in the evening, with highs of 18°C.
9:08pm TodayWeather forecast updated as of 5 August 2020 5:21pm
Current shipping forecastValid for 24 Hours
There is a Strong Wind warning in operation.
A frontal wave affecting the Irish Sea will clear northeastwards this evening, building a weak transient ridge across the area tonight.
South-southwest force 5 or 6, quickly veering and decreasing west or northwest 4 or 5 this evening. Decreasing 3 or 4 early tonight before backing southerly 2 or 3 later tonight. Then increasing south or southeast 3 or 4 in most waters Thursday morning, but locally variable 3 or less in the southeast of the area.
State of Sea
Moderate or rough, becoming mainly moderate this evening, and slight later tonight.
Rain and drizzle with areas of mist and fog patches clearing eastwards later this evening, becoming mainly fair.
Moderate or poor in rain, drizzle & mist and occasionally very poor in any fog patches. Becoming mostly good later this evening & tonight.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
Mainly south or southeast force 3 or 4, but locally variable 3 or less in the southeast of the area at first, and increasing 5 in the west of the area at times Thursday evening & overnight into Friday. Then increasing 4 or 5 in all waters during Friday.
State of Sea
Slight becoming slight or moderate Thursday evening.
Fair, then occasional showers or longer spells of rain spreading from the west later Friday morning.
Good, becoming moderate or poor in rain or showers later.
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)Shipping forecast updated as of 5 August 2020 4:53pm
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