Mostly cloudy with patches of light rain and drizzle, mostly in parts of Connacht, Ulster and north Leinster, dying away during the night, with some clear periods developing. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees with light to moderate northerly winds persisting.
Tomorrow, Saturday will be a dry, bright day with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Highest temperatures will range from about 14 degrees C., in northern areas to 17 or possibly 18 degrees C., in some southern areas and winds will be moderate northerly, falling off light later.
3 Day Outlook
Outlook is for generally dry, but cool conditions up to and including midweek with signs of more unsettled conditions developing later in the week.
Saturday night: Mostly dry on Saturday night, clear periods in southern areas with lowest temperatures of about 4 or 5 degrees C., but more typical lows of 9 or 10 degrees C. over the northern half of the country where it will be rather cloudy.
Sunday and Monday: Dry, cool days with a mix of cloud and sunny spells but overall a good deal of cloud is likely. Light variable winds and afternoon temperatures will range 14 to 17 degrees C, highest in the south. Cool nights with some patches of mist or fog and overnight lows of 4 to 9 degrees C., depending on cloud cover.
Tuesday and Wednesday: winds become southeasterly on Tuesday and Wednesday bringing a slight rise in temperatures, typical afternoon values will range 16 to 18 degrees C., but it will be breezy on Wednesday. Both days will be dry and bright with a mix of cloud and sunny breaks.
Rest of the week: Thursday will be breezy. Dry in most places, but some rain could push into western areas later in the day. There is uncertainty about the following few days but indications suggest more unsettled weather on Friday and over the weekend