UK Weather: Windy with some rain Friday, becoming drier Saturday

Windy for most, with coastal gales in the west and far north.

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Today:

Outbreaks of rain moving eastwards across most parts, heavy in the north at first but light and patchy in the south. Windy for most, with coastal gales in the west and far north.

Tonight:

Rain and winds easing across UK leaving most places dry by morning. Still a few showers into Wales, southwest England, east Scotland and along North Sea coasts. Cooler in north.

Saturday:

Staying cloudy in eastern parts with some showers. Mostly dry elsewhere with some sunny spells, particularly over northwest England and Scotland. Some light rain and drizzle later for Northern Ireland.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cloudy, but largely dry away from northwest. Rain and strong winds in far northwest sink southeast, whilst weakening, blustery showers following. Fog by night, locally slow to clear. Mild overall.