Issued: 0530hrs Friday 6th January 2023
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Unsettled with wind and rain through north and west Europe.
A few showers brushing western coasts of Spain and Portugal, otherwise dry and fair. Dry with sunshine across the Balearics. Scattered showers through Corsica and Sardinia on to some western Italian coasts, though most will stay dry. Dry and fine with sunshine through Greece and Turkey.
A few scattered showers and blustery winds through northern France and the Low Countries, though dry and less windy across southern France, Switzerland and much of Austria. Rain clearing northeast Germany pushing in to western Poland later. Dry across the Balkan States.
Windy with heavy snowfall across Norway and Sweden. Progressively clouding over across the Baltic States with rain moving in overnight. Some bright spells across Finland and dry. Heavy rain clearing Denmark with drier and brighter conditions developing.
A band of rain and blustery winds sweep southeastwards across northern and western Spain as well as Portugal. Elsewhere across Spain and through the Algarve expect it dry with sunshine. The Balearics will be dry and fine too. Scattered showers across western regions of Italy though a mostly dry and fine day across Greece and Turkey.
Turning more unsettled across northern and western France though rain should become patchy here. Dry and generally fine elsewhere here. Windy with outbreaks of rain across the Low Countries. Breezy throughout Germany, Poland and Czechia though dry. Mostly dry and fair across Austria and Switzerland and down the Balkan States.
Windy across Denmark, rather a lot of cloud about too even after rain clears. A mix of rain and snow through particularly southern Norway and Sweden, though heavy snowfall is expected towards higher ground where drifting is likely due to the high winds here. Windy yet drier across Finland and the Baltic States.