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National Forecast

Issued at: 22 May 2018 05:19

TODAY - Tuesday 22nd May

Today will be dry with sunny spells developing after a misty start in some parts. Maximum temperatures will range from about 14 or 15 degrees Celsius in northern counties and along parts of the east coast to between 16 and 19 degrees Celsius elsewhere, highest in the southeast. Winds mostly light or moderate north to northeasterly with moderate sea breezes on some coasts.

TONIGHT - Tuesday 22nd May

Dry tonight with clear periods and some patchy mist and fog developing towards dawn. Overnight lows of 5 to 9 degrees Celsius.

TOMORROW - Wednesday 23rd May

Tomorrow Wednesday will be dry and bright with good sunshine in light breezes after early mist and fog clear. Afternoon temperatures of 17 to 22 degrees Celsius generally, cooler on coasts especially northern and eastern coasts with temperatures of 14 or 15 degrees Celsius due to moderate sea breezes.

National Outlook

Outlook is for warm weather through the rest of the week and over the weekend into next week, dry at first but there is a risk of some thundery conditions later in the weekend and into Monday.

Wednesday Night: Mild and dry on Wednesday night with light winds and some patchy mist or fog in lows of 7 to 10 degrees Celsius.

Thursday and Friday will see a good deal of dry weather with good sunshine. However some showers will break out in some central areas on Thursday afternoon and showers could occur on parts of the east coast later Friday. Light north or northeasterly breezes, moderate around the coasts and variable in Sea breezes with afternoon highs of 16 to 21 degrees Celsius.

Saturday: Warm on Saturday and becoming more humid with highs of 20 or 21 degrees Celsius, but about 16 or 17 degrees in some eastern areas. Most places will be dry, some sunny spells but there will be more cloud about with the risk of some scattered showers.

Sunday and Monday: Latest indications suggest warm and very humid conditions on Sunday and Monday with temperatures in the low to mid-twenties in mostly moderate easterly breezes and muggy at night. Many places will be dry but some thundery outbreaks are likely to occur at times.

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