Pick one of the synoptic charts below. Can you work out where the wind over the UK is coming from? Try to ignore any fronts, and don’t think about how things might have changed in the past or be about to change in the future.
Now answer the following questions:
What is the wind direction over the UK?_______________
What is the air mass affecting the UK?_________________
Describe the weather, in terms of wind speed, direction, temperature, cloud and precipitation.
Would you expect any difference in the weather between day and night? __________________________________________________________________________________________________
Would you expect any difference in the weather between the sea/ the windward coast and inland regions? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________