Largely dry afternoon ahead weather wise

Weather update from Met Éireann

Showers with good dry periods. Temperatures returning to normal for late November next week. That's according to the latest bulletin from Met Éireann.

This morning there will be sunny spells and scattered showers. Moderate to fresh southwesterly winds, strong for a time along west and northwest coasts. Most areas will become dry by this afternoon, with showers slower to clear from the north. Cloud will increase through the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees.

Many areas will be dry early tonight under mostly cloudy skies with scattered outbreaks of drizzle in Atlantic counties. Turning windier overnight with rain spreading from the southwest by dawn. Southerly winds will increase fresh to strong, becoming very strong in the southwest by morning. Lowest temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees.

Windy tomorrow with strong southerly winds, easing somewhat during the afternoon. A dull or misty day with outbreaks of rain, most persistent along the south coast with good dry spells elsewhere during the afternoon. Milder than normal for the time of year, with highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees. Rain will become heavier in most places in the evening.

Outbreaks of rain will be heavy in places early Saturday night, but will clear eastwards before midnight. The rest of the night will be dry for most aside from a few showers. Southwest winds largely easing light to moderate, remaining fresh or strong along Atlantic coasts. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees.

Sunday will bring good dry and bright periods for most areas although there will be occasional showers, mainly in Atlantic counties. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees with moderate southerly breezes.

Most areas will be dry and clear overnight on Sunday, with isolated showers near coasts. Near calm conditions will allow areas of mist or fog to form. A touch of frost is possible, with lowest temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees.

Fog likely in the morning on Monday, slowly lifting for a mainly dry day with sunny spells. Well scattered showers will feed into Atlantic areas in a light northwest airflow. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees. Monday night is currently looking to be cold, clear and frosty, with lows of -1 to 4 degrees, although there is some uncertainty yet.

There is some uncertainty in the forecast for Tuesday but currently it looks to be a dry day but cloudier, with rain possibly pushing into western or southwestern fringes later. Light or moderate southeast winds. Highest temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees.

Further outlook: Whilst midweek weather is still uncertain, signs are trending towards a cool easterly airflow later in the week with decent dry spells.