Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 14th January 2023
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
High, blustery and gusty winds for northern Europe.
Largely dry and fine through Spain and Portugal though in the afternoon cloud will build across the northwest and rain will reach the far northwest by evening. Dry with sunshine through the Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia including much of Italy, though southern Italy will see more cloud and the risk of patchy rain. More cloud cover generally across Greece and Turkey with a higher risk of showers here.
Windy with increasing cloud and outbreaks of rain in the north of France, drier further south. Wet and windy across the Low Countries with rain turning heavy here. Strengthening winds with outbreaks of rain across much of Germany though the far south should remain dry. Austria and Switzerland look to remain dry until evening. Becoing windier across Poland but staying dry.
Wet and windy across Denmark though rain should clear from the west later. Largely dry through Norway and Sweden before rain moves in to the far south here later with blustery winds. Patchy sleet and snow across Finland. Windy though dry through the Baltics.
A band of rain moves across Spain and Portugal becoming fragmented as it pushes southeastwards, clearing from the west. Frequent and blustery showers on to northern Spanish coasts. Dry through much of the day across the Balearics before rain moves in by late afternoon here. Some patchy rain for Sardinia and Corsica and more extensive spells of rain across north Italy. Drier across southern Italian regions. Largely dry through Greece but southern areas of Turkey seeing rain.
Windy still across France with rain moving in to western areas, heavy overnight. Windy too across the Low Countries and Germany with some patchy rain towards northern regions, drier elsewhere. Rain, sleet and snow across Austria and Switzerland pushing through the Czech Republic. Rain clearing from the west across Poland with strengthening winds behind.
Storm strength winds for a time through Denmark before easing with rain clearing. Snow showers across southwest Norway, otherwise dry. A mix of rain, sleet and snow across Sweden with blustery winds in the far south. Rain, sleet and snow pushes northwards across Finland. Windy across the Baltics with rain soon clearing.