Issued at: 22 October 2021 18:00
It'll be mainly dry for the start of the night, later on rain will develop along the Atlantic coast to affect western parts of the province. Lowest temperatures of 6 to 8 degrees with southerly breezes increasing fresh overnight and gales will develop on Atlantic coasts.
TOMORROW - Saturday 23rd October
On Saturday morning, rain will spread eastwards across the province, giving some heavy falls. It will continue wet for much of the day with further outbreaks of rain. Windy with highest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees in strong and gusty southerly winds.
Overview: Staying unsettled.
Saturday night: A wet start on Saturday night with outbreaks of rain. There will be further heavy falls in places with a risk of some localised flooding. Rain will clear eastwards into the Irish Sea later in the night with scattered showers following from the west. A mild night with lowest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in fresh southwest winds.
Sunday: Bright spells and showers on Sunday. The showers will be frequent across the west and north of the country with some heavy downpours possible. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in fresh and gusty southwest winds. On Sunday night, showers will become largely confined to Atlantic coastal counties with good clear spells developing elsewhere. A cooler night with lowest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees in moderate to fresh southwest winds.
Monday: Monday looks set to be a fresh day with sunny spells and scattered showers. The best of the sunshine across the east and south of the country with the showers most frequent in the west and north. Maximum temperatures ranging 10 to 13 degrees in fresh and gusty southwest winds. Early on Monday night, rain will develop in the southwest, extending nationwide overnight. Lowest temperatures of around 7 to 10 degrees, occurring early in the night. It will turn milder overnight in strengthening southwest winds.
Tuesday: Persistent rain will clear from the northeast of the country early on Tuesday. It will then be a very mild day with scattered patches of rain or drizzle. It will be mostly cloudy, but a few bright or sunny spells are possible in the east. There will be mist and fog on hills and some coasts. Highs of 13 to 16 degrees in fresh to strong southwest winds. During Tuesday evening, persistent rain will spread across much of the west and north of Ireland, extending south to most areas on Tuesday night. Minimum temperatures of 10 to 15 degrees, coolest in Ulster.
Wednesday: Outbreaks of rain on Wednesday, most persistent in the southwest, west and north.
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.