Irish Weather Forecast
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Warm for the rest of today with spells of hazy sunshine in light to moderate east to northeast breezes. Scattered thunderstorms in the south midlands, bringing some heavy downpours and the risk hail and spot flooding. Staying dry elsewhere apart from a slight chance of an isolate thunderstorm.
Any lingering showers will die out early tonight to leave a dry night with clear spells. Warm and humid with lows of 15 to 17 Celsius for most but dipping to 13 or 14 Celsius locally. Isolated mist and fog patches will form in light northeast breezes.
Any mist and fog will clear on Saturday morning to give a dry day with spells of hazy sunshine. Cooler and fresher than of late near the east coast with highs of 19 to 21 Celsius in moderate east to northeast winds. Warm elsewhere with highs of 22 to 25 Celsius.
Thunderstorms continuing this evening over parts of the south midlands and west with heavy downpours, particularly in county Mayo. Mostly dry elsewhere with hazy evening sunshine.
Thunderstorms will clear later this evening, but a few showers will linger early tonight in the southwest. Elsewhere it'll be dry with clear spells. Humid and warm once again with temperatures not falling below 14 to 17 degrees in a light northeasterly breeze.
Tomorrow, Saturday, will be a mainly dry day with sunshine for most, though it will be hazier in the east. Isolated showers will develop in west Ulster, Munster and Connacht later in the day. Highest temperatures of 23 to 27 degrees generally, slightly fresher along the east coast in a light to moderate northeasterly breeze.
Overview: Very warm for the rest of the weekend with lots of dry weather. Less warm next week and turning showery. Saturday night: Mostly dry with good clear spells but some cloud around also. Temperatures will generally not fall below 13 to 16 degrees in light and variable breezes. Sunday: Sunny spells with some scattered showers developing in the afternoon. Staying warm with highest temperatures of 22 to 26 degrees, but feeling a little more refreshing in light to moderate northerly breezes. Largely dry and clear overnight with just a few showers in northwestern coastal areas. A mild night with temperatures generally holding above 14 degrees. Monday: Less humid on Monday. There will be a fair amount of cloud around with the best of the sunshine in the south and southeast. Highest temperatures typically ranging 19 to 23 degrees, warmest in the southeast. Light to moderate northeast breezes. The showers will become isolated on Monday night with clear spells developing. Overnight lows of 12 to 15 degrees. Mid-week: Rather changeable up to midweek with a mix of showers and dry spells. Temperatures back to more average values for mid-summer.
East, 15 Knots, Fair, 6 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly
East-Northeast, 10 Knots, Mist, 4 Miles, 1014, Falling slowly
Northeast, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, The Visibility at Tuskar is not available, 1012, Falling
Northeast, 6 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1012, Falling slowly
East, 13 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1012, Falling slowly
East-Southeast, 6 Knots, Fair, 24 Miles, 1012, Falling slowly
East-Northeast, 12 Knots, Gust 27 Knots, Light rain, 8 Miles, 1015, Rising slowly
Northeast, 11 Knots, Fair, 11 Miles, 1013, Falling slowly
Northeast, 13 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, 1014, Falling slowly
East-Northeast, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 1.2 m, 1011, Falling slowly
Northeast, 5 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, 1014, Falling slowly
Northeast, 6 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, 1013, Falling slowly
Sea Area Forecast until 1800 Saturday 24 July 2021. Issued at 1800 Friday 23 July 2021.
Meteorological Situation at 1500: Ireland lies in a light to moderate easterly airflow between a weakening anticyclone of 1022 hPa centred north of Scotland and a depression of 1007 hPa centred over the Bay of Biscay.
Wind: Mostly northeast force 3 to 4. Occasionally reaching force 5 and gusty this evening in western sea areas in the vicinity of thunderstorms, and occasionally reaching force 5 tonight and tomorrow in the Irish Sea and southeastern sea areas.
Weather: Intense thunderstorms clearing from the west this evening, then mostly fair or fine with isolated patches of mist and fog.
Visibility: Poor in thunderstorms in western parts this evening, then mostly good away from patches of mist and fog.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Sunday 25 July 2021: Moderate north to northeast winds. Weather: Mostly fair, but cloudy with isolated showers in western sea areas.