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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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UV index
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Sunrise: 06:17 Sunset: 20:41 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2

∗ 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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Smooth (wavelets)
UV index
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Sunrise: 06:19 Sunset: 20:38 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2

∗ 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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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
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Smooth (wavelets)
UV index
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Sunrise: 06:21 Sunset: 20:36 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2

∗ 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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Temperature (°C)
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 °
Precipitation probability
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 90% 83% 77% 80% 82% 89%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Smooth (wavelets)
UV index
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:23 Sunset: 20:33 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2

∗ 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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Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
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On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index
0 0 1 1 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:25 Sunset: 20:31 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2

∗ 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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Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Precipitation probability
10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 20% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 17 25 WSW 19 29 WSW 19 29 WSW 22 36 WSW 23 38 WSW 22 36 WSW 19 30 WSW 17 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity
81% 81% 81% 75% 72% 73% 77% 83%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Slight Moderate
UV index
0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:27 Sunset: 20:28 Moon phase: First quarter

∗ 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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Temperature (°C)
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
Precipitation probability
10% 10% 10% 40% 40% 40% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 16 25 WSW 16 25 WSW 15 23 WSW 16 27 W 16 28 W 15 26 W 13 22 W 11 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
86% 87% 88% 82% 77% 76% 79% 86%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:29 Sunset: 20:26 Moon phase: First quarter

∗ 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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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for Northern Ireland

Headline:

Bright start but cloud increasing with occasional rain

Today:

A bright start with some sunny spells but cloud increasing through the morning. Outbreaks of mainly light rain reach western parts by midday, these then edging east this afternoon but tend to turn lighter and patchier. Occasionally fresh southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

Tonight:

A rather cloudy night with rain at times, the rain most persistent across the north and west with southern and eastern parts seeing some longer drier interludes with clear spells. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Friday:

A bright start in the east but generally a cloudy day with further outbreaks of rain spreading southeast, the rain perhaps heavy for a time in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Rather unsettled with showers or outbreaks of rain, but also some bright or sunny spells, the best of these generally in the east. Windy on Monday.

Updated: 03:28 on Thu 24 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Dry and bright for most. Showers in north and west

Today:

England and Wales will be mostly dry and breezy with sunny spells. Some heavy showers are likely in Scotland and the north of England, continuing into the evening. More prolonged rain will affect western Scotland later in the day.

Tonight:

England, Wales and eastern Scotland will have a mostly dry and clear night after a sunny evening. Western Scotland, Northern Ireland and northwest England will have occasional rain or showers.

Friday:

Friday will be dry and bright for most, with warm sunny spells in the southeast. Cloud will affect the northwest, with rain or showers for Northern Ireland and western Scotland.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

The weekend will be dry, bright and warm for most, but with showers in the northwest, spreading across England on Sunday. Monday will be windy, with rain in the northwest.

Updated: 03:29 on Thu 24 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 28 Aug 2017 to Wednesday 6 Sep 2017:

On Monday, a band of thick cloud some outbreaks of rain and strong winds are likely to spread eastwards across the country. The rain will be heaviest in the NW and it may remain dry and warm in the southeast, although there is a small risk of one or two thundery showers continuing. Into next week, we are likely to see unsettled conditions, with spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest. It will be drier in general across the southeast, although there is a risk of some thundery showers here at times. There may be a longer spell of more settled weather in early September. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Thursday 7 Sep 2017 to Thursday 21 Sep 2017:

During this period, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south which may generate some thunderstorms.

Updated: 03:29 on Thu 24 Aug 2017 BST