Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 23rd March 2023
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Unsettled conditions moving more into central and estern Europe by the end of the week
Cloudier skies still across NW Spain with spells of rain moving in here later, otherwise again the rest of Spain will be dry and fine. Dry with sunshine too for Portugal and the Balearics. Dry with plenty of sunny spells across Italy and Greece. An improved day across Turkey.
Wet and windy across northern France still with heavy rain moving in to the far north by afternoon. Dry elsewhere here though winds will strengthen. Another windy day with plenty of cloud and rain across the Low Countries. Some of the rain again moving into northern Germany. Drier further south. Heavy showers across northern Poland where it will be blustery. Breezy further south here with plenty of cloud though staying dry. A windier day across Austria and Switzerland with a few blustery showers though mainly dry.
Winds ease back across Denmark with a mostly dry day ahead with sunny spells. Windy and wet across the Baltics. Heavy rain clearing southern regions of Sweden and Norway. Cloudier with some lighter rain further north here. Largely dry across Finland.
Cloudy across north and west Spain and northern Portugal with showery rain about, this largely clearing up later in the day here. Dry with sunny spells elsewhere. Dry and mostly fine for the Balearics but with building cloud later. Much of Italy and the surrounding islands will be dry though the Alpine region will see heavy rain and sleet and snow over the higher ground. Dry and fine across Greece and Turkey.
An unsettled day across France with high winds towards the north and fast moving showery rain. Heavier spells further south and east with again snow towards higher ground. A windy day across the Low Countries and Germany with scattered showers though eastern areas here will tend to stay mostly dry. A band of heavier rain pushes east across Poland clearing to drier weather behind.
Windy again across Denmark with showery rain. High winds for the Baltics with heavy rain clearing eastwards. Some rain through southern Sweden with blustery winds for a time here, otherwise mostly dry with lighter winds. Rain, sleet and snow across Finland.