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National Forecast

Issued at: 27 October 2020 21:09

TONIGHT

Windy overnight with clear spells and showers, some heavy and prolonged, with a risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms. Showers will be heaviest and most frequent across the western half of the country, but more isolated in east and southeast coastal areas. Lowest temperatures 5 to 8 degrees, in mostly moderate to fresh and gusty south to southwest winds, strong in coastal areas with high seas along Atlantic coasts.

TOMORROW - Wednesday 28th October

Wednesday will be a cool and blustery day with sunny spells and showers, some heavy and prolonged with a risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms, especially in the west and northwest. Maximum temperatures 9 to 11 degrees, in moderate to fresh and gusty southwesterly winds, strong in coastal areas with high seas along Atlantic coasts.

National Outlook

Summary: Very unsettled conditions continuing for the rest of the week and into the early days of next week, with a risk of heavy falls of rain at times and very strong winds.

Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle, persistent in places, especially in southern, western and northwestern coastal counties, but patchy elsewhere. Hill and coastal fog also. Later in the night, drier conditions, with isolated showers, will extend from the Atlantic, not reaching south and southeast coasts until later Friday morning. Mild and humid at first, but turning a little cooler and fresher in the west and northwest later. Minimum temperatures 8 to 12 degree., in fresh southwesterly winds, strong on southern coasts.

Friday: Rain in south and southeastern coastal areas in the morning will clear and it will brighten up in most areas, becoming mainly dry, but some scattered showers will occur, mainly in parts of the west and northwest. Maximum temperatures 9 to 13 degrees, in mostly moderate west to southwest winds.
On Friday night more persistent rain will extend from the south, accompanied by fresh to strong southerly winds.

Next weekend: Very unsettled with occasional showers and longer spells of rain and strong predominantly south or southwest winds. There is a risk of extremely windy weather or even possibly stormy conditions in Atlantic coastal counties on Saturday and Saturday night. . Some sunny spells by day also. Maximum temperatures on Saturday 10 to 14 degrees, but cool on Sunday with values of 9 to 12 degrees.

Further outlook : Current indications are for unsettled conditions continuing in the early days of next week, with sunny spells and showers, some heavy and possibly thundery, with a risk of hail. Very windy on Monday, with very strong westerly winds, easing a little on Tuesday.

 

Met Éireann

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