Blustery, showery day ahead
Weather update from Met Éireann
Unsettled and showery conditions to continue. That's the latest weather outlook from Met Éireann.
Blustery this morning with sunny spells and well scattered showers, the showers mainly affecting west Munster, Connacht and Ulster. During the afternoon the showers will become more widespread across the country, merging to longer spells of rain in places. Some of the showers will be heavy with hail and lightning possible. Top temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in fresh and gusty south to southwest winds, strong on windward coasts with the potential for wave overtopping around high tide.
Fresh and breezy overnight with clear spells and blustery showers, the showers most frequent across the western half of the country. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 7 degrees in a moderate to fresh southerly breeze.
Another day of sunny spells and showers on Thursday. Some of the showers will be heavy and prolonged bringing the possibility of hail and lightning. Maximum temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees in fresh and gusty southerly winds with the potential for wave overtopping around high tide.
It looks set to become increasingly windy on Thursday night with showers or longer spells of rain pushing in from the Atlantic. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in strong and gusty southwest winds, with gales likely along windward coasts with potential for wave overtopping around high tide.
A windy day on Friday with widespread showers, some heavy and prolonged, especially in the west and north of the country. There is the continued chance for hail and some thundery downpours. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees with strong and gusty southwest winds, veering westerly later. Showers will become mostly confined to Atlantic coastal counties on Friday night with long dry and clear spells developing elsewhere. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees in strong westerly winds easing overnight.
It looks set to be a day of sunny spells and scattered showers on Saturday. However, there is the chance of a spell of more persistent rain affecting southern counties for a time. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees with mostly light winds. A colder night is forecast for Saturday night with clear spells and isolated showers. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees in moderate northerly breezes.
A bright and rather chilly day is expected on Sunday with sunny spells and a few passing showers. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in a fresh northerly breeze.