Forecast For Abersoch Issued: Monday 22nd December, 2014 at 7.45am By Chas

Headline Summary: Southwesterly Gales Continue.

General Situation: Some very windy and cloudy weather is expected to continue in Abersoch for the next couple of days, with some brighter and chillier weather arriving in time for Christmas. The gales may return on Boxing Day...

Today: Gale force or severe gale force southwesterly winds today for Abersoch, perhaps gusting in excess of 50mph. There is expected to be plenty of cloud, some showery / drizzly periods and some drier periods too. Mild temperatures.

Tonight: Gales continuing with futher showery outbreaks of drizzle or rain possible.

Tuesday: Southwesterly winds will still be gale force tomorrow and there may be more in the way of rain at times with perhaps a clearance during the evening, when winds may have also eased and veered northwesterly.

Christmas Eve: Chillier, brighter and rather breezy weather on Christmas Eve with the chance of some showers later (timing uncertain). Showers may be wintry over the higher hills of Snowdonia.

Outlook: Chilly and bright for Christmas Day after the chance of early showers and some decent spells of sunshine are possible. Frosty on Christmas night and after a dry and fine start to Boxing Day, cloud and wind may increase through the day with some rain later too. The wind may reach gale force and it looks like turning milder. Potentially very unsettled with gales or severe gales for next weekend and it may be cold enough for snow on high ground for a time on Saturday night / Sunday.

Extended Outlook: The trend for the first half of the week beginning 29th December is perhaps one to drier and less windy weather with fairly chilly temperatures. Uncertainty level is very high.

For more info on the outlook from the professionals, the Met Office extended 6 to 30 day outlooks are generally very useful and are updated daily between 11.30 am and 1.30pm. They can can be found on this link here.











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Met Office Website: www.metoffice.com


BBC Weather: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/


Wund Guru For Abersoch (Uses GFS Global): www.windguru.com/int/index.php?sc=47846


UK Wind Map / XC Weather (Uses GFS Model) : www.xcweather.co.uk


Magic Seaweed (Uses GFS Model): www.magicseaweed.com


Meteociel: Links to the Global Weather Models: www.meteociel.com


Netweather: Forecasts, links and busy online community: www.netweather.tv


Weatheronline: Useful forecasting resource: www.weatheronline.co.uk