Weekend weather looks set to be dry and bright for South Shields
After a mixed week of weather, with the last few days seeing unusually strong winds for the time of year, the weekend looks set to bring settled conditions with pleasant temperatures and some sunshine.
While it may not be a return to the scorching conditions of two weeks ago, this Saturday and Sunday certainly looks like a good day to be out and about across South Tynside.
Friday afternoon looks set to be unsettled with rain showers between 1pm and 4pm with the chance of rain peaking at 50 per cent at 2pm. Late afternoon and evening looks set to be more settled with the chance of rain forecast at 10 per cent. Temperatures will be cool for the time of year at around 15 degrees Celsius with easterly winds peaking at around 10mph.
Saturday looks set to get off to a bright sunny start with sunny spells throughout the morning. Cloud will build during the day although the chance of rain remains less than five per cent. Temperatures are expected to peak at 19 degrees Celsius at 4pm. There will be westerly winds of between nine and 11mph.
Sunday looks set to be a similar day with sunny conditions in the morning and predominantly sunny spells in the afternoon. Temperatures are expected to peak at 19 degrees Celsius with the chance of rain again forecast to be less that five per cent. Winds will again be from the west and around 12mph.