Met Office Forecast for South-West England


Issued: Sunday 19th September 2021 at 4:00 am


Headline: Showery rain clearing to sunny spells.


Today: A cloudy start for many as a couple of bands of showery rain clear eastward through the morning and early afternoon. Dry and sunny weather follows from the west. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 19C.


Tonight: A dry night with long clear spells, especially to the west, and light winds. The chance for some patchy mist and fog forming in prone locations by dawn. Minimum Temperature 10C.


Monday: A fine and dry day once any morning mist or fog has cleared with plenty of sunshine. Temperatures slightly higher than on Sunday. Maximum Temperature 21C.


Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday: Dry and mostly sunny Tuesday, after any morning fog has cleared. Cloudy with rain and turning slightly breezy Wednesday. Thursday generally drier but remaining cloudy.


UK Outlook for Thursday 23 Sep 2021 to Saturday 2 Oct 2021: Thursday and Friday look to be widely unsettled, with much of the UK receiving showers or longer spells of rain, as well as windy conditions. Northwestern areas will likely see the heaviest rain and coastal gales. From the weekend onwards, a very general northwest to southeast split to our weather is likely to develop. The northwest is expected to see the most of any unsettled conditions: outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy at times, and strong winds, possibly coastal gales. Drier and sunnier weather looks more likely across the southeast, though unsettled weather in the northwest could still spread here at times. Temperatures generally near or slightly below average, but may slightly rise towards the end of this period.


UK Outlook for Sunday 3 Oct 2021 to Sunday 17 Oct 2021: Current signals, although quite weak, suggest that higher pressure is expected over the southeast during this period, giving generally settled conditions here and to eastern parts. Conversely, low pressure will tend to lie to the northwest of the UK, bringing more in the way of rain and stronger winds to northern and western areas, with a low risk of stormy conditions. This more unsettled weather could occasionally spread further towards the southeast. Temperatures are more likely to be above average through this period.


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