Issued at: 28 November 2023 06:00
A frosty start today with lingering mist and fog that will slowly clear through the morning, leaving a mostly dry day with spells of sunshine and scattered showers. Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in a light, variable wind.
Mostly dry with clear spells and isolated showers. Cold with lowest temperatures of -2 to +1 degrees, so there will be frost and possibly ice in some areas. Areas of mist and fog will form as winds stay light and variable.
Mist and fog will slowly clear and it will be a generally cloudy day. Some breaks in the cloud will result in sunny spells, with longer clear spells developing by evening. Many areas will stay dry but there will be patchy rain or drizzle, mainly in coastal areas. Highest temperatures of 3 to 5 degrees in a light easterly wind.
Overview: Becoming increasingly colder with frost and ice and potentially some wintry precipitation.
Wednesday night: Cloud and outbreaks of rain or drizzle will move southwards on Wednesday night but will linger near the south coast early in the night. Some light rain and drizzle may move into the east later. Patches of mist and fog are likely here too. It will be cold with widespread frost and possible ice as temperatures drop to between -3 and +1 degrees, coldest in the north, in a light northerly wind.
Thursday: Thursday will be cold with temperatures only reaching 3 to 6 degrees. It will be mostly dry with sunny spells at first, apart from some lingering rain and drizzle on eastern coasts. Scattered showers will develop over Ulster and Connacht in the afternoon. A few showers are possible near the east coast too towards the evening. Some of the showers will be wintry, especially over higher ground. Light north to northwest winds.
Thursday night: Another cold night with widespread frost and potentially some icy patches. Scattered showers continuing over Ulster and Connacht, some wintry, possibly extending further south along the west coast through the night. Lowest temperatures of -3 to +1 degrees, in a light northerly or variable wind that will allow patches of mist and fog to form.
Friday: Overnight mist and fog will clear away in the morning. The first day of the meteorological winter will be cold with a mix of sunny spells and showers. Most of the showers will be in the north and west and some will be wintry. Highest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees in a light to moderate northwesterly wind.
Friday night: Showers will continue to feed into western and northern coasts overnight, some wintry in the north. Otherwise clear spells with patches of mist and fog developing overnight. Lowest temperatures of -3 to 0 degrees, in a light westerly wind.
Saturday: Another cold day Saturday. Mist and fog patches will clear away in the morning leaving sunny spells. Showers will become more widespread through the day from the west with cloudier conditions expected. Highest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees in a light west to southwest wind.
Further outlook: The cold spell looks set to continue with further wintry showers expected.
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.