Synoptic Situation at 0600 04/03/1963
Low, N of Azores, is expected to turn and deepen, allowing its troughs to
move NE across the Br.Isles. High, 1032 mb, Switzerland, will persist, but
the ridge to Scandinavia will weaken.
Weather over the British Isles:
Troughs were trying to move E, but yesterday's died over the Irish Sea with
another moving NE across Ireland by 0600. Away from the W, it was another
sunny day with 9.7 hrs at Gatwick, 8.8 hrs at Dishforth and 7.7 hrs at Wick.
Some stations in the S and E and NE were still reporting snow lying.
Maxima: Gatwick 10C, Guernsey 9C, Plymouth 9C, Culdrose 8C, Cardiff 9C,
Birmingham 8C, Watnall 8C, Manchester 9C, Newcastle 4C, Dyce 6C, Eskdalemuir
6C, Glasgow 5C, Wick 8C, Lerwick 7C, Tiree 7C, Belfast 9C, Birr 7C and
Minima: Gatwick -4C, Guernsey 4C, Plymouth 4C, Culdrose 5C, Cardiff 0C,
Birmingham -5C (-10), Watnall -5C, Manchester -2C, Newcastle -4C, Dyce -5C,
Eskdalemuir -6C, Glasgow 0C, Wick 2C, Lerwick 2C, Tiree 4C, Belfast 3C, Birr
5C and Valentia 5C.
Weather over the rest of Europe:
Dry and clear in most W and central areas, but NW winds and troughs took
cloud and some snow into N Scandinavia and W Russia.
Maxima: Copenhagen -1C, Oslo -10C, Stockholm 3C, Helsinki -4C, Moscow-2C,
Minsk -3C, Warsaw -6C, Belgrade 0C, Berlin 2C, Paris 4C, Brussels 7C, Brest
9C, Bordeaux 9C, Madrid 9C, Nimes 10C, Venice 5C and Rome 10C.
Minima: W Norway +5C, Copenhagen -4C, Oslo -20C, Stockholm 2C,
Helsinki -9C, Minsk -2C, Warsaw -3C, Belgrade -7C, Berlin -4C,
Hanover -13C, Paris 0C, Brussels -3C, Brest 8C, Bordeaux 5C, Madrid 7C,
Nimes 3C, Venice -4C and Rome -2C.
Forecast: A belt of rain will move NE from Wales and Ireland to most
districts, but it will weaken in the process and be followed by sunny
periods and showers. The SE of England will remain dry with sunny periods.
Further rain is likely tomorrow in Ireland spreading to much of Scotland.
Only slight frost is expected tonight and will be confined to E districts.
Some other 1200 GMT temperatures:
Verkhoiansk -40C, Murmansk -11C, Iceland +5 to +9C, Thule -30C,
Chesterfield -37C, Goose -25C, Gander -17C, Montreal -6C, Boston -4C, New
York -1C, Pensacola 3C, Dodge City 3C, Regina -9C, Calgary -4C and Fort