Monday sees the continuation of blustery showers for many as a breezy westerly flow prevails. A more organised band of rain may bring some outbreaks of thunder across Wales and central and southern parts of England.
Higher pressure building over England brings a dry and sunny day to central
As I'm sure you're all aware by now we've got an area of low pressure off to the north of the UK dominating proceedings over the British Isles for the next few days. (See the chart from the CFS below.)
However, there are signs in the forecast of higher pressure starting
With a deep area of low pressure to the north of the British Isles, a prevailing westerly wind has been affecting (and will continue to affect) western parts of Ireland. This wind has had a long fetch over the North Atlantic which has allowed wave heights to really build up.