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The 151st Open

Weather Forecast at Royal Liverpool


What's the weather doing for The 151st Open?

The Open flag blows in the wind at Hoylake

Check this page throughout the Championship for updated weather forecasts for each Championship day from the Met Office. This weather forecast was last updated at 6am BST on Sunday 23 July.


Weather is a crucial factor in determining the Champion Golfer of the Year, and it will be no different for The 151st Open at Royal Liverpool.




Hoylake has experienced nearly every type of weather in the build-up to Championship week. Thunderstorms, prolonged spells of rain, strong winds and even some sun have hit the Wirral Peninsula over the last fortnight. After a dry start to Open week, rain has been an increasing factor over the weekend.


Championship Week 

Sunday 23 July

Overcast this morning with outbreaks of light or moderate rain, chance of heavier bursts at first. Drier interludes possible. In the afternoon, overcast with 
outbreaks of light or moderate rain, small chance heavier at times. From 6pm, overcast with outbreaks of light or moderate rain. Possible heavy periods.
High: 18°C (64°F). Low: 13°C (55°F).

Winds: W 11-15mph gust 18-21mph, becoming variable 5-10 for a time, then N or NE 13-15mph gust 17-20mph at the end of the period. (Rain: 2-5 mm, 20% 10-15 mm).