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Issued at: 03 August 2020 16:00

TODAY - Monday 3rd August

Mainly dry for the evening with a mix of cloud and some sunshine. Winds will be light to moderate westerly, backing southwesterly later along the west coast.

TONIGHT

Dry at first tonight, but becoming increasingly cloudy, with rain and drizzle spreading from the west, becoming heavy in places at times. Winds will back south to southwest and freshen, but will increase strong to near gale force and gusty in western and northwestern coastal parts. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees.

Pollen Forecast

Low on Tuesday and Wednesday

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Solar UV Index

Mostly low on Tuesday

UV Index

TOMORROW - Tuesday 4th August

A rather windy, humid day tomorrow and it will be mostly cloudy and rather misty too at first, with a band of heavy rain clearing from the east coast. It will become mainly dry then in many places for a time. However, rain will become heavy in the northwest, with the rain spreading southeastwards during the morning and afternoon and continuing heavy at times. Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees, highest in southeastern parts of the province, in fresh to strong and gusty southwest winds, touching near gale force and gusty in some western and northwestern coastal parts.

National Outlook

Summary: Remaining mostly unsettled through the week with rain or showers at times, however with the generally southerly airflow temperatures will be close to or slightly above average.

Tuesday night: Rain, heavy at times will extend from the Atlantic to all areas, clearing to showers in the west by morning. It will be muggy night with minimum temperatures of 14 to 16 degrees in moderate to fresh southerly winds, strong at times near the coasts.

Wednesday: Rain will clear the east in the morning with scattered showers and sunny spells following from the west. The showers will become widespread towards the afternoon and the best of the sunny spells will be in the southeast later in the afternoon. Maximum temperatures of 17 to 21 degrees, in moderate to fresh southwest winds.

Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the west with a chance of a patchy coastal drizzle and mist by morning but dry and mostly clear in the east. Minimum temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees in light to moderate southwesterly breezes.

Thursday: A mix of cloud and sunny spells, brightest in the east, cloudiest along Atlantic coasts with some patchy drizzle at times there. Maximum temperatures of 18 to 22 degrees, in light to moderate southwesterly or variable breezes.

Thursday night: Mostly dry with clear spells to start however cloud increasing in the west through the night with heavy showers arriving in the west and southwest by morning. Minimum temperatures of 13 to 15 degrees in mostly light southerly breezes.

Friday: Some uncertainty for Friday but current indications are that heavy and possibly thundery showers will extend northeastwards across the country, most frequent over the western half of the country, with the best of any dry conditions in the southeast. Maximum temperatures of 18 to 22 degrees, in moderate to fresh breezes.

Further Outlook: The weekend will be mostly settled with a mix of sunshine and patchy cloud with highest temperatures reaching the low to mid twenties.

 

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