Overnight cloud across the Hebrides soon clears. Then dry and warm day for all parts with plenty of sunshine, but southerly winds freshening over the west coast. Maximum temperature 23 °C.
A dry evening with plenty of late sunshine, then clear skies to start the night. Some patchy cloud spreads north later in the night. Minimum temperature 5 °C.
Mainly dry and bright with sunny spells. A cooler day, especially near eastern coasts, but still rather warm in the west. Maximum temperature 21 °C.
Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:
Mainly dry on Wednesday, sunny spells near the west coast, but low cloud spreading into eastern parts. Some patchy rain Wednesday night. Drier but cloudy Thursday. Showers on Friday.
UK long range weather forecast
A band of showery rain is likely to reach the southwest on Friday, pushing eastwards with strong winds though the day. The weekend could be very unsettled, with often heavy rain and the risk of gales, especially in the west and southwest. Thunder and hail are also likely at times. Thereafter, for the remainder of April and early May, unsettled conditions are likely to dominate, with a chance of showers or longer spells of rain and some periods of stronger winds, especially in the west and southwest. Whilst some rain is expected at times, there could be a shift towards more settled conditions later. Temperatures will most likely be near normal in the west, and warmer than average in the south and southeast.
For the start of May, some rain and unsettled conditions are likely, but a shift towards more settled conditions is probable. Whilst some rain is possible at times, a good deal of fine and dry weather is most likely, with temperatures above the seasonal average. Any warmer conditions are most likely in the south and southeast.