Forecast

Where will the next high pop up?

Well we’ve had one fleeting high pressure, but that soon scooted off into the continent without taking up residence, will we get another? Well the ECMWF midnight run promises another again coming in from the west before moving to the north of IONA with a short northerly outbreak...

Not very long

Not very long. That may well be the answer to the question of just how long will this anticyclonic spell – which I realise hasn’t even begun yet – will last. A transient high is what they call them, that’s if we are to believe the latest run...

A reversal of fortunes

The weathercasters on TV have not stopped going on about the strong signals for high pressure this coming week, well we might have to wait till later in the weekend before we see any real benefits from it, especially if you live in the south. Louise Lear had...

In like a lion and out like a lamb?

This is what the 12 UTC run of the GFS model looks like at days nine to fifteen – don’t get too excited – this could all be just science fiction. It certainly would be nice to see this come off if you don’t happen to live in...

Another low slides southeast down the Irish sea

The UKMO persist in ending this current spell of weather, but noticeably the start of the transition to “more unsettled weather in the north” never seems to get any closer in their ever vague extended outlook.