22 October 2014 05:00
Some bright spells possible in southern and eastern areas but rather cloudy today with occasional light rain or drizzle developing this morning, becoming persistent at times over Connacht and Ulster. Drier and brighter this afternoon, especially across the south and east of the country, but still some patchy rain at times especially in parts of the north and west. Breezy especially in western areas and highest temperatures of 12 to 14 degrees in fresh southwest winds.Tonight
Very mild tonight with patchy mist and drizzle in places and some fog on exposed coasts and higher ground. Overnight lows of 9 to 12 degrees C in a moderate, occasionally fresh southwest breeze
Mild and mostly cloudy on Thursday, with some scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle, but it will be dry much of the time in the south and east. Rain will turn persistent in the north and northwest by afternoon and will spread southeastwards during the afternoon and evening. Low cloud and fog on hills and some exposed coasts.
Highest temperatures of 13 to 15 or possibly 16 degrees C in some southwestern areas
Headline : Changeable and unsettled weather will continue.
Wednesday night : Mild and mostly cloudy, with patches of rain and drizzle, mainly in Atlantic coastal areas, turning more persistent along north and northwest coasts. Hill and coastal fog also. Min. 8 to 12 Celsius, in a moderate SW'ly wind.
Thursday : The midlands, south and east will be mainly dry, with bright spells, but a few spots of light rain or drizzle may occur, especially on hills and coasts. More persistent rain will move gradually down across Ulster, Connacht and, later, parts of north Leinster. Mild. Max. 13 to 16 C., in a moderate SW'ly wind. On Thursday night, rain will spread to all areas. Clear spells and showers will follow in the north and west and it will turn colder here, but mild elsewhere.
Friday : Bright or sunny spells, but some scattered showers also, most of them in the W & NW. Cool. Max. 11 to 14 C., with mostly moderate SW'ly winds.
Saturday : Cool and windy, with strong and gusty SW'ly winds. A bright day, with sunny spells and scattered showers, the showers most frequent in the southwest, west and northwest.
Sunday : Less windy, with moderate to fresh SW'ly winds. A few bright spells, but some showery rain in places also.
Further outlook : Changeable and unsettled for the early days of next week.