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National Forecast

18 November 2018 05:07

Today - Sunday 18th November

Today will be dry and sunny with temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees. Winds will be from an easterly direction and moderate to fresh at times. It'll be a little cloudier at times in the southwest.

Tonight - Sunday 18th November

It'll remain clear through the night and temperatures will fall to between 2 and 5 degrees while the winds ease up just a little.

Tomorrow - Monday 19th November

Tomorrow, Monday, will start out dry and sunny but cloud is expected to build from the east as the day goes on and isolated showers will develop. Temperatures coming down a little to between 8 and 11 degrees as winds remain moderate to fresh easterly.

Outlook

Monday night will be mostly dry with clear spells and just isolated showers affecting eastern parts. Lowest temperatures will be between 2 and 4 degrees with a moderate easterly wind.

On Tuesday showers will be once again isolated for many parts of the country, particularly in the west where there will be a lot of dry and sunny weather, but through the eastern half of the country it will be cloudier with more frequent showers or longer spells of rain particularly near the coast. Temperatures by Tuesday will have fallen back to just 7 or 8 degrees at best as the moderate to fresh winds back to the northeast and Tuesday night will see cold and frosty conditions.

There'll be another drop in temperature by Wednesday with temperatures expected to be below freezing on Wednesday night. There'll be showers during the day with longer spells of rain likely for the east and northeast of the country, the showers may be expected to turn wintry over the hills and mountains at times. The winds continuing from a northeast direction at first then shifting around to the southeast by the end of the day.

On Thursday current indications suggest the showers will shift to the west and south but the low temperatures and easterly winds persist.

The further outlook to the weekend keeps the cold, but perhaps not quite as cold, weather pattern with easterly winds and showers at times.