Rather cool and breezy today. Sunny spells and passing showers occurring through the day. Showers will be most frequent over Ulster, with parts of the south and east holding dry. Later this evening cloud will thicken across Atlantic counties, with rain arriving here by nightfall. Below normal afternoon temperatures, with highs of just 11 to 14 degrees, best values in the southeast. Westerly winds will be fresh and gusty.
Damp and murky tonight with outbreaks of rain extending eastwards. Some heavy falls across the midlands and west, with mist and low cloud about too. Lowest temperatures 5 to 9 degrees. Westerly winds will be light to moderate in strength.
Overnight rain in the east will clear away early tomorrow Friday. Sunny spells developing but scattered blustery showers too; most frequent across Ulster, Leinster and north Connacht - some heavy with the slight risk of thunder. Driest and brightest across Munster. Another cool and rather breezy day with highest temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees. Northwest winds will be fresh and sometimes gusty.
3 Day Outlook
JUNE BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND: Mildest on Saturday, but turning cooler and more unsettled for Sunday and Monday.
FURTHER OULOOK: Strong signal for much milder weather to develop as of midweek next week.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Some lingering showers early in the night, mainly confined to northern areas later. Cold and mostly clear, with overnight lows of 2 to 5 degrees Celsius, with light westerly breezes.
SATURDAY: Generally dry, bright and rather mild, with light to moderate southerly breezes. Nice sunshine around to begin, but increasing cloud will bring rain to Atlantic counties by evening, extending to all other areas during Saturday night. Highest temperatures 13 to 16 degrees Celsius; best values across the north midlands and east.
SUNDAY: Overnight rain possibly still affecting eastern margins early on in the morning, quickly clearing away into the Irish Sea. The day will be largerly dry with some sunny spells, but there will a few showers about too, most of which will affect west and northwest counties later. A cool day, with temperatures of just 11 to 13 degrees Celsius, in a mostly moderate westerly wind.
MONDAY: Wet and windy with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times. Again cool for the time of year with highest temperatures of just 10 to 13 degrees Celsius, with fresh southerly winds. Winds are likely to ease off later.