Forecast For Abersoch Issued:
Friday 23rd June, 2017 at 8.20am By Chas


Headline Summary
Plenty Of Cloud With Some Wet Spells.

General Situation: The weather pattern is now completley different to the one that brought the beautiful weather earlier in the week as it is one which is now dominated by low pressure and in paticular, a deep area of low pressure that is expected to move from a position between Iceland and N Scotland today, to the coast of Scandinavia by Sunday. This low will be feeding in some cooler and windy weather, as well as some showery outbreaks of rain. The charts suggest low pressure will be dominant throughout next week, with perhaps some unseasonably cool weather arriving by Thursday...

Today (Friday): Plenty of cloud today and this evening, with the chance of outbreaks of drizzle or rain from time to time, as well as some drier interludes / periods. Winds today strong and from the southwest and gusting to gale at times.

Tonight: Showers are possible overnight with a fresh to strong wind from a westerly quarter.

Saturday: The morning may still see a chance of showers with plenty of cloud. The afternoon period may see an improvement with some brighter conditons arriving. Winds fresh and from a westerly quarter, making it feel fairly cool during the cloudier periods.

Sunday: Winds still brisk and from a westerly quarter on Sunday and a mostly dry day looks possible, with a mixture of cloud and brighter periods coming and going in that cool feeling wind.

Outlook: Monday morning may see some mostly fine weather however, another area of low pressure looks like introducing some rain for the afternoon and evening periods. Bright and breezy for Tuesday and Wednesday with some dry and sunny periods, but also the background risk of showers due to the proximity of low pressure, which will be feeding in cool westerly or northwesterly winds.

Extended Outlook: The outlook this morning for the period from Thursday 29th June to Monday 3rd July is for a cool and showery end to next week, with low pressure to the NE of Brtain feeding in winds from the northwest or north, which should also mean some sunny spells at times too - so perhaps not too bad for the Abersoch area. Thereafter, for the weekend of the 3/4 July onwards, this morning's charts show an unsettled weather pattern with low pressure bringing some wet weather at times - though mixed in with all that will of course be some decent periods - however - it has to be said that this morning's charts are not the best for summer weather!



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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. They can can be found on this link here.


For the latest live conditions - check the Abersoch automated weather station in the village (sheltered location).












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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


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