This Evening and Tonight: Any heavy rain will soon clear to leave a dry evening with light winds. However, through the early hours of the morning, heavy rain and strong winds will develop from the west, with severe gales along the coasts. Minimum temperature 7 °C.
Friday: It will rain through much of the day, turning heavy at times, with flooding likely in places. The winds will remain strong too, with gales on exposed hills and coasts. Maximum temperature 18 °C.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday: Heavy rain and gales again on Saturday, but a drier day is expected on Sunday with some sunny spells. Monday perhaps fine to start, but possibly turning wet and windy.