Issued at: 22 July 2019 16:00
TODAY - Monday 22nd July
Dry for the rest of today with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Warm and breezy in moderate to fresh southwest breezes, which will be strong at times near the west coast.
Dry tonight with variable cloud cover. Some patchy mist and hill fog also. Lows of 14 to 16 Celsius in light to moderate southerly breezes. Winds will be fresh to strong at times near the west coast.
High for Tuesday and Moderate for Wednesday
Solar UV Index
Moderate but high in sunny spells for Tuesday.
TOMORROW - Tuesday 23rd July
Tuesday will be a dry day. Any mist will clear during the morning and sunny spells will develop. Warm with highs of 22 to 26 Celsius in moderate south to southeast breezes, which will be fresh at times near the west coast. A little cooler near the east coast due to the onshore breeze.
Summary: Warm or very warm and humid to begin the working week, less warm and more unsettled from midweek onwards.
Tuesday night: Showers will spread from up from the southeast on Tuesday evening and night, bringing the threat of a few thundery downpours in the east and north. Meanwhile, outbreaks of rain will push in off the Atlantic to affect the southwest and west. Lowest temperatures will be around 14 to 17 degrees in mainly light to moderate southerly or southeasterly breezes.
Wednesday: Occasional bright or sunny breaks, but mostly cloudy overall with scattered light rain showers, which will be most prevalent in parts of Connacht and Munster. A little cooler than the preceding days with highs of 19 to 22 degrees. Light to moderate southerly breezes, backing southeasterly in the evening and freshening in the south and west. Showery outbreaks of rain look likely to spread up over the country from the south on Wednesday night, accompanied by moderate to fresh and gusty southeasterly winds, which will increase strong along southern and western coasts. Lows of 14 to 16 degrees.
Thursday: Further spells of rain look likely during the first half of the day on Thursday, with potentially heavy downpours over the western half of the country, bringing a risk of spot flooding. Breezy too, in moderate to fresh and gusty southeasterly winds, which will be strong at times near coasts. Current indications suggest the rain will ease from around mid-afternoon as winds start to veer south to southwest. Top temperatures 19 to 22 degrees Celsius.
Friday: Sunny spells and scattered showers. Cloud increasing in the west and southwest by evening. Top temperatures 17 to 21 degrees in light to moderate southwesterly winds.
Next Weekend: Mixed weather conditions continuing with low pressure the main driver bringing rain or showers at times.
Temperature circle (°C): maximum and minimum temperature forecast for each day. Wind symbol (km/h): arrow points in the direction the wind is blowing. The weather and wind icons: for the time of maximum temperature and minimum temperature.