Thanks to the change in wind direction as the morning progressed, from the south, the thermometer eventually rose above average (+0.7C) with a maximum of 11.2C. It was the warmest day since 22nd February.
The southerly air flow and cloud overnight meant a mild night with the thermometer not sinking below 7.4C at 03.16 on Wednesday.
Wednesday brought broken cloud and brief sunny intervals in the early morning. The southerly breeze continues and likely to edge nearer to east-southeast as the day progresses due to the depression in the Eastern Atlantic forecast to move eastwards to be off the Brittany coast after midday.