1 - Monday starts dry and bright for much of the UK. Rain and gales affecting Ireland and the far west of the UK first thing. These spread east through the afternoon reaching most areas by evening. Severe gales for western areas.
2 - Tuesday continues stormy with an area of
With a deep area of low pressure arriving to the west of Ireland and a prevailing westerly gale, seas will rise to the west of Ireland over the coming 48 hours. These will likely peak to the west of Ireland late on Monday evening with the highest waves forecast off
The Madden-Julian Oscillation emerged over the Maritime Continent this week (Phase 4) and has rapidly strengthened over the past four days.
Latest forecasts of the strength and phase of the MJO show that is is expected to move into Phase 5 with a strong signal on 10th January. It is expected