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Wednesday   (28 September 2016)
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Thursday   (29 September 2016)
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SW 23 36 SW 21 32 WSW 22 35 WSW 24 39 W 23 36 WSW 22 34 WSW 23 36 WSW 23 36 WSW 23 37 WSW 25 41 WSW 26 43 WSW 27 45 WSW 28 46 WSW 28 46 WSW 27 45 WSW 27 44 WSW 26 42 W 24 40 W 23 38 WSW 22 36 WSW 21 35 WSW 21 35 W 18 31 WSW 19 31
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Friday   (30 September 2016)
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Saturday   (01 October 2016)
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0

* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Sunday   (02 October 2016)
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Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets)
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0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0

* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Monday   (03 October 2016)
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79% 82% 84% 79% 68% 68% 70% 73%
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Smooth (wavelets)
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0

* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Tuesday   (04 October 2016)
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SSE 17 25 SSE 17 25 SSE 16 24 SSE 16 24 SSW 17 27 S 15 22 S 14 20 S 14 19
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76% 79% 82% 78% 71% 74% 75% 78%
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0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0

* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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Issued at: 0100 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for North West England

Cloudy and breezy with light rain and drizzle.

Today:

A cloudy day, with outbreaks of light rain and drizzle, and mist and fog over some hills, although with some brighter spells in the south-east. It will also be breezy, particularly near the coast and a little milder than yesterday. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Tonight:

Staying cloudy and damp through the evening, before a band of rain moves south-eastwards later in the night, and then clearer spells develop from the north-west. Turning windier too. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Thursday:

A much brighter day, with sunny spells, but staying on the breezy side, especially in the north. and feeling cooler and fresher. Some showers, particularly in the north-west later. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and showers on Friday and Saturday, the showers, perhaps heavy and prolonged on Saturday with winds easing. Sunday should be drier, with light winds and some sunny spells.

Updated at: 0207 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Fine and dry in the south-east. Windy in the north.

Today:

Dry with variable cloud and occasional bright or sunny spells in the south and east, but cloudy with occasional rain and drizzle in the west. Scotland will be cloudy with rain in the west, and gales further north.

Tonight:

A band of rain will move south-east overnight. Cloudy conditions to the south-east of this, and clearer conditions, although with some showers, to the north-west. Very windy in the north.

Thursday:

Cloud and rain will slowly clear through the south-east. Mostly dry with sunny spells elsewhere, although with showers in the north-west. Gales, or severe gales are expected for Scotland.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and showers on Friday and Saturday, the showers perhaps heavy and prolonged on Saturday. Winds easing, although still breezy. Sunday should be drier, with light winds and sunny spells.

Updated at: 0207 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 2 Oct 2016 to Tuesday 11 Oct 2016:

Generally a brighter end to the weekend, with sunshine and a few showers on Sunday and lighter winds, though becoming cloudier and windier later as outbreaks of rain spread in from the west during the start of the week. Changeable conditions are then expected to continue through the remainder of the period bringing showers or longer spells of rain interspersed by drier and brighter periods. The heaviest and most persistent rain along with the stronger winds are likely to occur in the west and northwest, whereas eastern and southeastern parts should see more prolonged drier and brighter spells. Temperatures near normal at first, though soon rising to slightly above average and perhaps even warm at times in the southeast.

Updated at: 1219 on Tue 27 Sep 2016

UK Outlook for Wednesday 12 Oct 2016 to Wednesday 26 Oct 2016:

There is currently low confidence for the forecast during the second half of October, however the most likely scenario is a continuation of the more changeable conditions. The north and northwest is likely to see the most unsettled weather, with strong winds and showers or longer spells of rain, intermixed with some drier interludes. Further south and southeast there is a greater likelihood of drier, brighter weather with a low possibility of more prolonged settled spells here. Temperatures will vary through the period, but probably averaging out slight above average for the time of year, with an increasing risk of overnight frost in the more settled spells.

Updated at: 1220 on Tue 27 Sep 2016