20 April 2014 11:40
Dry with good sunshine in many areas, but clouding over in eastern and southeast counties with rain developing there towards evening. Becoming breezy with freshening northeast winds. Highest temperatures of 12 to 16 degrees, coolest in eastern and southeastern areas and feeling cool here in the freshening breeze.Tonight
Tonight will be milder than recent nights, as cloudy conditions with scattered outbreaks of rain spread westwards. The rain will be light in many areas, but some heavier pockets are likely in some eastern and southeast areas. Parts of the northwest may well stay dry and clear. Moderate to fresh northeast winds, and lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees, lowest in the northwest, where skies will be clearest for longest.
Easter Monday will start mostly cloudy with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle. The rain and drizzle will tend to die away and it will become dry in many areas. Cloud will tend to break with some sunny spells developing. Highest temperatures will be between 12 and 16 degrees. It will stay quite breezy in moderate to fresh easterly winds.
Mainly dry on Easter Monday night with some clear spells. Lowest temperatures will be between 5 and 9 degrees in moderate easterly winds.
During Tuesday, some rain will spread across the country from the east. Highest temperatures will range between 11 and 16 degrees, coolest along the east coast again with ongoing onshore easterly winds. Tuesday night will be mild and mainly dry again.
Rain is likely to develop soon in the southwest on Wednesday morning and then slowly spread across the country, with sunny spells and scattered showers following from the south later. Highest temperatures on Wednesday will be in the low to mid teens.
Thursday and Friday will start mainly dry with some sunshine, but showers will develop during both days and then die out again in the evening. Winds are likely to stay mainly light.
Next weekend will probably be breezy with rain at times, but there will be dry and bright periods as well.