23 February 2017- updated at 06:00
Extremely windy, stormy in places around dawn, with gale force and squally northwest winds, but winds will moderate through the day. Generally bright with sunny spells. widespread showers this morning but showers will become more scattered this afternoon with better sunny spells. Afternoon highs of 6 to 8 degrees Celsius and feeling cold in the wind, which will have eased off considerably by evening.
Tonight: Cold tonight with clear periods early in the night and winds falling off light, with some frost in eastern areas. Many places dry, but scattered showers will continue in western areas and cloud will thicken through the west before morning also. Overnight lows of 1 to 4 degrees Celsius.
Friday: Generally cloudy on Friday, with rain and drizzle developing in many areas in the morning, but there will be dry periods at times in eastern areas through the day. south to southwest winds will freshen through the day becoming strong in western parts by evening and afternoon temperatures will range 7 to 9 degrees Celsius.