Another day of sunny spells and showers ahead

Weather update from Met Éireann

Sunny spells and showers today, some of the showers will be heavy or prolonged with the chance of thunderstorms and hail. Highest temperatures 10 to 13 degrees with fresh to strong and gusty southerly winds developing with the potential for wave overtopping around high tides.

Breezy tonight with clear spells and scattered showers. Lowest temperatures 3 to 6 degrees in fresh to strong and gusty south to southwest winds.

Windy tomorrow with widespread heavy showers, merging to longer spells of rain at times. Highest temperatures 8 to 12 degrees with strong and very gusty southwest winds, veering westerly later, stronger at times in the west and southwest.

Showers will become mostly confined to Atlantic coastal counties on Friday night with long dry and clear spells developing elsewhere. Lowest temperatures 3 to 5 degrees as strong westerly winds ease overnight.

Sunny spells and scattered showers on Saturday, there is the chance of a spell of more persistent rain affecting southern counties for a time. Highest temperatures 10 to 13 degrees with light winds to moderate westerly winds.

Clear spells and isolated showers Saturday night. Lowest temperatures zero to plus 2 degrees in moderate northerly breezes.

Sunday is expected to be drier with some sunshine and isolated showers, mainly affecting the north and northeast of the country. Highest temperatures 7 to 10 degrees in a moderate to fresh northerly breeze.

A dry and clear night on Sunday night will allow temperatures to fall well below freezing as winds fall light.

Current indications suggest Monday will be a cold dry day with light winds with another spell of rain arriving for Tuesday.