Issued at: 28 March 2023 13:00

TODAY - Tuesday 28th March

Brightening up this afternoon with sunny spells and showers developing. Southwest winds will ease during the afternoon. Mild with highest temperatures of 14 or 15 degrees.


Becoming mostly dry early tonight with clear spells. Cloud will thicken overnight with the chance of some isolated drizzle patches later. Lowest temperatures of 9 or 10 degrees in light to moderate southerly winds.

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Solar UV Index

Low to moderate.

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TOMORROW - Wednesday 29th March

Outbreaks of rain and drizzle tomorrow morning will clear in the early afternoon. This rain will be quickly followed by showers for the rest of the day, some of which may be heavy. Another mild day with highest temperatures of 15 or 16 degrees, and blustery in fresh and gusty southwest winds.

National Outlook

Overview: Unsettled for the remainder of the week, with frequent showers and rain. Possibly turning drier on Sunday.

Wednesday night: Showers will ease and become more scattered on Wednesday night, with dry and clear spells developing, particularly over the eastern half of the country. Scattered showers will continue to feed into Atlantic coastal counties. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in moderate southwest winds.

Thursday: Widespread showers and some sunny spells will develop on Thursday, with the potential for some heavy downpours. Turning cloudier later in the day with rain pushing into the southwest. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in moderate to fresh southwesterly winds.

Thursday night: Outbreaks of rain will spread northwards overnight, heaviest and most persistent in southern counties. Lowest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees in light to moderate southeasterly winds, backing westerly later.

Friday: A dull and damp morning with outbreaks of rain for most. The rain will clear eastwards through the day, followed from the west by widespread heavy showers. Highest temperatures 10 to 13 in moderate to fresh westerly winds.

Saturday: After some dry and bright spells to start the day, showery rain will spread eastwards across the country. Highest temperatures 9 to 13 degrees in a moderate northwest breeze.

Further outlook: Current indications suggest that high pressure will have a greater influence over the country on Sunday and early next week. It will be drier overall but a few light showers and patches of rain may develop at times.