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Regional Forecast for Ulster

Issued at: 23 March 2019 16:30

TODAY - Saturday 23rd March

Cool this evening and dry in most areas, just a risk of a shower along the coast.

TONIGHT - Saturday 23rd March

Mainly dry overnight apart from a few isolated light showers along coasts. Cold, with a risk of frost where breaks in cloud occur. Lows of 0 to 4 degrees, coldest inland. A few patches of mist may develop also. Winds increasing towards morning.

TOMORROW - Sunday 24th March

Sunday will be breezy with showers and a few bright spells. Showers will occur in the northwest in the morning but will extend to other areas as the day goes on. Highest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees, in moderate to fresh westerly winds.

National Outlook

Headline: Mainly dry, settled weather up to and including Thursday (at least). Gradually becoming milder, though quite cold at night.

Sunday night: Most areas dry, with clear spells, especialy in the southern half of the country, where it will be cold, with some frost. Less cold across the northern half of the country, but mostly cloudy, with a few isolated light showers in Ulster.

Monday: Dry, with a mix of cloud and bright or sunny spells. Temperatures close to normal, with maximum temperatures of 9 to 12 Celsius, in light west to northwest or variable breezes. Cold overnight, with a risk of a slight frost. Min. 1 to 4 C. A few mist or fog patches also.

Tuesday to Thursday, inclusive: Mostly dry, with some sunny or clear spells, but cloudier intervals also. Becoming milder, with maximum temperatures on Tuesday of 10 to 13 degrees and 12 to 15 degrees by Thursday. Cold at night, with a risk of frost where breaks in cloud occur. Patches of mist and fog also. Winds mostly light to moderate, southwesterly in direction.

Friday and next weekend: Early indications suggest that it will be a little more changeable, with some rain and drizzle extending from the Atlantic on Friday, affecting mainly the west and north, followed by bright, mainly dry conditions over the weekend, with just a few scattered showers. Turning cooler.


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