High pressure lies to the southwest while low pressure is located to the northeast. This brings a brisk southwest to westerly wind to the UK and Ireland on Saturday. Gales will develop at times for the Northern Isles. It will be a rather overcast day everywhere with cloud building from the northwest through the morning and afternoon. Patchy light rain will affect the northern half of the country through the morning but this should dry by lunchtime to leave a dry afternoon away from northwestern areas. A mild day with temperatures at 7 to 10C.
Cloud will spread to the east through the night on Saturday bringing an overcast night for most of the country. Rain will continue over western parts of Scotland and Ireland and the Northern Isles. Strong winds will persist too over the northern half of the country. Overnight lows at 6 to 9C.
High pressure remains to the southwest of Ireland on Sunday while low pressure is over northeastern Europe. This brings a brisk northwest wind affecting most places, with gales for the northern half of the country. It will be another largely overcast day with prolonged outbreaks of rain for northern and western areas. High temperatures at 6 to 11C.
An area of high pressure is centred to the southwest of the British Isles while an area of low pressure is centred to the northwest and extends a trough eastwards, to the north of Scotland. It will be a cloudy day in the west with spells of rain in western parts of Scotland and Ireland. Drier and brighter to the east and south. Highs at 6C in Scotland, 7C in Northern Ireland and 8C in England and Wales.