Issued: 0530hrs Friday 19th November 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Dry and fine for much of Europe, gales further north
Mostly fare across Spain and Portugal through Friday, although there will be a few showers affecting eastern coasts. The central Mediterranean and Italy should be fine and dry with spells of sunshine. Showers affecting western parts of Greece and the east of Turkey, although western Turkey should be dry with sunny spells.
France will see some mist and fog patches in central and northern areas at first, these clearing to leave sunny spells in dry conditions. Breezy through the Netherlands and much of northern Germany with sunny spells and mostly dry weather. A windy day for Poland, a few showers in the north and the east but dry overall. Hungary, Austria and Switzerland will be dry with sunny spells.
Windy in Denmark with broken cloud and some sunny spells, gales affecting much of southern Sweden as well as the Baltic states where they will also be some outbreaks of rain. Lighter winds and sleety rain in the south of Finland, but dry and cold in the north. Some snow showers affecting western part of Norway where it is also going to be windy, but few are showers to the far north.
Showery rain will push up from the south and southwest across and into southern and central parts of Spain as well as Portugal. The westernmost Balearic islands will also see some showers through the day. Largely dry further north across Spain and Portugal. Dry and fine elsewhere across the Mediterranean.
Mist and fog across parts of France again but there should clear. Windy through the Low Countries, Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic but it should be mostly dry. Dry and fine through the Alpine region as well as the Balkans and the rest of eastern Europe.
Windy with gale force winds across Denmark and through many of the Baltic States with periods of rain. Breezy across Norway and Sweden, some rain about in the far south but largely dry elsewhere. Patchy light rain through northern Finland but drier elsewhere.