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Issued at: 05 April 2020 13:00

TODAY - Sunday 5th April

It will be wet and windy this afternoon, with rain becoming widespread. Strong south to southeast winds will reach gale force in some coastal areas. Highs of 13 to 15 degrees.


Rain will clear to the east this evening, followed by clear spells and some scattered showers. It will stay windy overnight, with fresh and gusty south to southwest winds remaining strong in coastal areas. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 7 degrees.

TOMORROW - Monday 6th April

Tomorrow, Monday will be a bright and breezy day with sunny spells and scattered showers. The showers will become more isolated later in the day and it will be mostly dry by evening. A cooler day, with highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees, in moderate or fresh west to southwest winds.

National Outlook

SUMMARY: Mainly dry, with light winds and plenty of sunshine. Becoming milder by mid-week.

MONDAY NIGHT: Dry with long clear spells. Light southerly winds. Lows of 1 to 3 degrees generally, with a patchy frost. Holding a degree or two higher in western coastal areas.

TUESDAY: Dry with a mix of cloud and good sunny spells. The best of the sunshine in the east and south of the country. Cloud thickening in the northwest later. Highs of 11 to 14 degrees, in moderate southerly winds.

TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly dry, with clear spells in the east. Thicker cloud in the northwest will give some light patchy rain or drizzle, but amounts will be small. Lows of 3 or 4 degrees in the south and east with some mist and fog patches. Milder in the north and west, 5 to 7 degrees here.

WEDNESDAY: Dry with good amounts of sunshine. Some cloud at times too. Mild with highs of 13 to 16 degrees and light southerly winds.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Staying dry with variable cloud. Lows of 5 to 8 degrees.

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY: Some uncertainty for the end of the week but Thursday looks set to start off mainly dry across the country. Some models have rain spreading from the southwest later on Thursday across the country on Thursday but others holding dry until later on Friday. But when there is sunshine it will feel warm with temperatures in the mid to high teens.


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