A cold, perhaps frosty and icy start but plenty of dry weather is expected throughout the day, especially in north Wales. A few showers are expected, heavy and wintry at times with a risk of hail and thunder. Staying windy. Maximum temperature 7 deg C (45 deg F).
Showers will clear during the evening and winds will ease allowing clear spells and patchy frost to form. However, rain and strong winds may reach southern coasts by morning. Minimum temperature 0 deg C (32 deg F).
Very wet and windy weather will spread across the country during the morning, with gales likely and some hill snow. It should turn more showery during the afternoon. Maximum temperature 11 deg C (52 deg F).
Outlook for Saturday to Monday:
Outbreaks of rain will clear to the northeast on Saturday, leaving sunny spells and scattered showers on Sunday, with light winds. However, more rain is expected overnight and through Monday.