Issued at: 18 June 2018 16:37
TODAY - Monday 18th June
Mostly cloudy at first this evening with a few spots of light rain or drizzle, but clearer intervals in the northwest will gradually extend southeastwards over much of the country by early tonight. However, cloud will thicken again from the southwest overnight, bringing mist and drizzle over much of Munster, Connacht and south Leinster by dawn. Lows of 8 to 12 degrees in light variable or westerly breezes.
TONIGHT - Monday 18th June
TOMORROW - Tuesday 19th June
Damp and misty to begin tomorrow, Tuesday, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle affecting most parts, with hill and coastal fog also. Becoming drier with a few sunny breaks through the afternoon in east Munster and south Leinster, but further rain elsewhere, persistent and locally heavy in Connacht and Ulster. Maximum temperatures will be in the mid-teens where the cloudy and wet conditions persist in the north and west, with temperatures in the high teens or the low 20s elsewhere.
Tuesday night will be cloudy with rain. The rain will be quite continuous, and heavy in parts of the north and west for a while.
Wednesday: A cloudy start in the east with rain here for a while. Clearer and mainly dry conditions elsewhere will follow to all places with sunny spells. Then dry apart from isolated showers in the north. Becoming fresher with moderate westerly breezes.
Thursday: Mainly dry settled weather is set to become established. The day will be rather cloudy, but dry with light winds. Temperatures will be in the mid to high teens.
Friday: A dry day countrywide with light variable winds. Variable cloud and warm sunny spells.
Weekend: Next weekend will be dry and fine with warm sunny weather prevailing. Inland temperatures are likely to get well into the twenties; fresher near coasts due to sea breezes.