Turning mainly dry over Ulster and Connacht this evening and early tonight with scattered outbreaks of showery rain or drizzle sinking South to affect other parts. Fresher clearer weather will gradually feed into the north and west. Lowest temperatures will range 9 to 15 degrees Celsius (north to south), with northwest breezes setting in later.
After a dull and dampish start tomorrow in some Southern parts, brightening up with sunny spells. A few scattered showers will develop but many areas will stay dry. Highest temperatures of 17 to 20 degrees Celsius, mildest across the midlands, south and east. Less humid than today in a light to moderate Northerly breeze.
3 Day Outlook
Saturday: Sunny spells and scattered showers, but most places are likely to see a lot of dry weather. Cool for early August with highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees with light to moderate west to northwest breezes.
Saturday night will be mainly dry with clear spells and lows between 8 and 11 degrees.
Sunday will also bring a fair amount of dry and sunny weather, but there will be a few showers also. It will stay quite cool, though it should feel pleasant in sunshine with just light breezes. Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees.
Current indications suggest that Bank Holiday Monday will be mainly dry and bright and that the rain halts just to the southwest of Ireland. Not much wind is expected either in this setup.
After Monday however, there are strong indications that the weather will become unsettled, with spells of rain and strengthening winds.