30 June 2016 07:28
Mostly cloudy today, with occasional outbreaks of rain and drizzle, persistent in some parts, especially in coastal area. However, for many areas, overall amounts will be relatively small, with some dry intervals and a few bright spells. Maximum temperatures 14 to 17 Celsius, in moderate south to southwest winds. Clearer weather, with scattered showers, will extend from the Atlantic this evening and early tonight and winds will veer westerly.Tonight
Tonight will be mainly dry in the eastern half of the country, with clear spells developing, but scattered showers will occur also, most of them in Atlantic coastal counties. Minimum temperatures 8 to 11 Celsius, in moderate westerly breezes, backing southwesterly.
Tomorrow, Friday, will be cool and windy, with showers quickly becoming widespread during the morning. Many of the showers will be heavy, with a risk of thundery downpours, mainly in the northern half of the country. Maximum temperatures just 13 to 16 Celsius, in fresh and gusty west to southwest winds.
Headline: Changeable and unsettled weather continuing over the weekend and throughout next week. Cool at first, but temperatures will increase a little next week.
Friday night: Cool and breezy, with clear spells and scattered showers, most of the showers in Atlantic coastal counties. Min. 8 to 11 Celsius, in a moderate to fresh westerly wind.
Saturday: Cool, with a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers, some of the showers heavy, mainly in parts of the north and east, but some areas will stay largely if not completely dry, especially some southern coastal areas. Max. 15 to 18 C, in moderate to fresh westerly winds, Winds will fall light on Saturday night, with rain developing in south and southwest coastal areas, but dry elsewhere, apart from a few scattered showers.
Sunday: Bright or sunny spells, mainly in the north and northwest, but mostly cloudy, with some patchy rain and drizzle, especially in southern and southwestern coastal areas. Some hill and coastal fog also. Max. 15 to 19 Celsius, coolest along west and northwest coasts. Winds mostly light southwesterly or variable.
Rain and drizzle will become more widespread Sunday night.
Monday: Bright across much of the northern half of the country, with sunny spells and just a few isolated showers. Mostly cloudy in Munster and the southern half of Leinster, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, possibly heavy for a time in some southern coastal areas, but clearing gradually southwards as the day progresses. Max. 16 to 19 or 20 Celsius, in light variable winds.
Tuesday and rest of week: Current indications are that Tuesday will be mainly dry and quite warm, with light winds, but becoming unsettled again from midweek.