Cold and dry this morning with a sharp frost at first. Some sunny spells for a time. However cloud will increase from the west. Rain will spread eastwards in the late afternoon and early evening. Highest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees with freshening southerly winds.
Rain clearing eastwards early tonight. Mostly cloudy overnight. with a little mist and drizzle. Some clear breaks also. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees.
Saturday morning will be mainly dry. Heavy rain and strong southerly winds will spread across the province in the afternoon. It will become very windy in the evening with very strong, gusty westerly winds developing as rain clears. Highest temperatures of 10 or 11 degrees.