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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Very mild with some afternoon brightness in places.

Today:

This morning will be rather cloudy with a few scattered showers, some parts staying dry. This afternoon will be dry with some bright or sunny spells developing. Feeling very mild. Brisk south or southwesterly winds especially along the east coast. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

Dry this evening with clear periods. Clouding over the in the early hours but remaining dry. Brisk southerly winds along the Antrim coast easing in the early hours. Mild. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Thursday:

A dry day to come across all parts with some bright or sunny intervals, still feeling mild. Southerly winds freshening in the evening. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Windy on Friday with rain in the morning, drying up in the afternoon. Mostly dry and bright over the weekend.

Updated at: 0331 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain for some today. Sunny spells in the south later.

Today:

Low cloud, fog and hill fog in the south-east will tend to lift and break, allowing some sunshine here later. Meanwhile, windy but generally cloudy in the north, with a band of rain slowly spreading south-eastwards into central parts.

Tonight:

Occasional rain, heavy at times, across Wales, parts of northern and south-west England overnight. Otherwise, mostly dry with clear spells in the south and east. Very windy in the north.

Thursday:

Rain, sometimes heavy, clearing Wales, central and northern England during the morning, leaving cloudy skies with patchy drizzle in the south. Breezy, but drier and brighter in the north.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Turning cooler with spells of rain for most on Friday and Saturday, though some sunshine too. Windy in the north with showers at times. More settled on Sunday.

Updated at: 0246 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 12 Dec 2016 to Wednesday 21 Dec 2016:

It will turn wetter in the northwest on Monday with a risk of local gales. It'll be generally dry and bright for most, but patchy overnight frost and fog are likely in the southeast. Through the week, further periods of wet and windy weather are expected to move across the UK. The most unsettled conditions are likely across the north and west with drier and brighter weather for southern and eastern areas. By mid December there will probably be some longer, drier spells between the wet weather, perhaps heralding a change to something generally more settled. It will also be fairly mild initially but temperatures are likely to return closer to normal, although passing weather systems may raise them at times.

Updated at: 1137 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 22 Dec 2016 to Thursday 5 Jan 2017:

Whilst there is a good deal of uncertainty for this period, it is most likely that more settled conditions may dominate associated with high pressure affecting the UK. If the pressure does build, then we can expect drier than average conditions for most areas with lighter winds. Temperatures are also then likely to be below average with an increased risk of frost and fog, especially where skies remain clear overnight. There will probably also be some milder, unsettled interludes though, and as we head into the New Year this may become more of a feature in our weather.

Updated at: 1137 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Weather map

Wed 1300

Weather forecast map for Ballycastle

Ballycastle Ballycastle – Cloudy 55.2058 -6.239
Belfast Belfast – Cloudy 54.596 -5.9301
Londonderry (Derry) Londonderry (Derry) – Overcast 54.9952 -7.3227
Stranraer Stranraer – Cloudy 54.9033 -5.0228
Tarbert Tarbert – Cloudy 55.87 -5.42
Newry Newry – Cloudy 54.1707 -6.3348
Cumnock Cumnock – Overcast 55.4535 -4.2645
Enniskillen Enniskillen – Cloudy 54.3446 -7.6313
Glasgow Glasgow – Overcast 55.8643 -4.2505
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Overcast 54.1518 -4.484
Dumfries Dumfries – Overcast 55.0708 -3.6038
Strathyre Strathyre – Light rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Biggar Biggar – Overcast 55.6234 -3.5226
Fort William Fort William – Heavy rain 56.8199 -5.104
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Carlisle Carlisle – Overcast 54.8924 -2.9315
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Light rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Overcast 55.4777 -2.5534
Kendal Kendal – Overcast 54.3279 -2.7449

Location Details

Ballycastle

Location: 55.2058, -6.239

Altitude: 4.0 m above mean sea level

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