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Tuesday   (28 March 2017)
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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.

Wednesday   (29 March 2017)
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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   (30 March 2017)
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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   (31 March 2017)
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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 April 2017)
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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.

Sunday   (02 April 2017)
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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.

Monday   (03 April 2017)
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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.

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Issued at: 1200 on Tue 28 Mar 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for North West England

Unsettled through the rest of the week.

Today:

It will be a dry start with some early mist or fog patches. Showery outbreaks of rain will then arrive from the southwest, possibly turning heavy and thundery in places. Despite this, there will still be some drier, brighter spells. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

A mild and rather cloudy night will follow with further outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy at times. The south-westerly winds will also increase towards morning. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

Wednesday will be cloudy and rather windy with further outbreaks of rain for all parts, locally heavy. The rain will also be interspersed with some drier spells at times. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Remaining unsettled into the weekend with showers or longer spells of rain, although these will be interspersed with some warm brighter spells. It will be windy at times too.

Updated at: 0217 on Tue 28 Mar 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Turning unsettled this week, but staying warm for many.

Today:

Cloud and showery rain moving north, reaching southern Scotland later, perhaps turning heavy and thundery, mainly from the Midlands northwards. Low cloud, mist and coastal fog persisting for north-eastern areas. Some sunshine elsewhere and feeling notably warmer in eastern England.

Tonight:

A mild and rather cloudy night will follow with further outbreaks of rain affecting many parts, especially in the north and west. South-westerly winds will also strengthen.

Wednesday:

Mainly cloudy, breezy with outbreaks of locally heavy rain moving north-east across northern and western areas. Generally dry in the east/south-east with some sunny spells, where it'll be locally warm.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Staying unsettled, particularly in the north and west with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed with some warm sunshine. Breezy for most, particularly on Thursday and Friday.

Updated at: 0209 on Tue 28 Mar 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 2 Apr 2017 to Tuesday 11 Apr 2017:

After a cold start to Sunday it should turn drier for all, with some good spells of sunshine. We could see the cloud thicken from the west later, with some rain in the far northwest. By early next week, high pressure will begin to build in from the southwest bringing drier, brighter weather with some sunny spells, particularly in the south. It'll stay more unsettled in the northwest however, and it will be windy here, with the risk of coastal gales later in the period. There will be some drier interludes here also though. It will also feel warm in any spring sunshine, particularly in the south and east. It may then turn more generally unsettled later in the period.

Updated at: 1319 on Tue 28 Mar 2017

UK Outlook for Wednesday 12 Apr 2017 to Wednesday 26 Apr 2017:

Much of this period will see a good deal of settled and dry weather across the UK, especially in the south. We are however likely to see unsettled conditions with cloud, rain and strong winds particularly affecting the far north and west of the UK at times. Such unsettled spells of weather are expected to be short-lived though. Temperatures are likely to be warmer than average, but with rather chilly nights at times, leading to frost in places. Any colder spells are likely to be short-lived too, although there some hints that these may become more prevalent later in the month.

Updated at: 1320 on Tue 28 Mar 2017