Issued at: 20 June 2018 14:00
TODAY - Wednesday 20th June
Dry in most places for the rest of today with improving bright or sunny spells as the day goes on. Later today a few showers will develop along the North coast. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees, the higher values in the southeast, coolest along northern coasts where it will be blustery. Northwest breezes will be mostly moderate elsewhere.
TONIGHT - Wednesday 20th June
A few showers will persist across Ulster tonight but overall it will be dry with clear periods for much of the country. Turning cool with lowest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees, in moderate northerly breezes.
TOMORROW - Thursday 21st June
Tomorrow, Thursday, will be a fresh dry day with sunny spells and moderate northerly breezes. Highest temperatures will range 14 to 18 degrees (north to south).
OUTLOOK: Dry, calm and settled with high pressure building. Becoming warmer and sunnier this weekend with values reaching mid twenties, (warmest on Sunday). Values climbing further into next week with possible heat wave conditions setting in.
Thursday night will be dry with long clear spells and light northerly breezes. Rather cool, with lowest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees, possibly dipping lower locally in a few rural spots.
Friday will be dry with sunny spells and light northerly breezes. Highest temperatures will range 15 to 19 degrees (north to south).
Saturday will be dry, calm and mostly sunny with just wispy high cloud. Becoming warm with temperatures of 18 to 23 degrees, warmest inland and across the south.
Sunday looks like being the warmer day of the weekend, again with long spells of sunshine. Highest temperatures will range 19 to 24 degrees, with local sea breezes in the afternoon.
The further outlook is for warm conditions developing into next week with sunshine and light winds.