Irish Weather Forecast
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Cloudy today with outbreaks of rain and drizzle mainly affecting the west of the province. Drier further to the east for much of the day but scattered outbreaks of rain will spread eastwards this evening. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees in a light to moderate southerly breeze.
Remaining cloudy tonight with scattered outbreaks of light rain and drizzle. Mist will develop in places overnight, with some hill and coastal fog also. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in a light southerly or variable breeze.
Tomorrow will be a generally cloudy day with scattered patches of light rain and drizzle. This rain and drizzle will ease through the day with clear spells developing over the north of the province in the evening. Highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees in a light variable breeze, becoming light to moderate northerly through the afternoon.
Today will be mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain, most persistent and frequent in western coastal counties. Further to the east, there will be some bright spell early with patchy rain and drizzle developing as the day progresses, while parts of the northeast will hold dry till this evening. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees, mildest in the east, in a light to moderate southerly breeze.
Tonight will be generally cloudy with continued outbreaks of rain and drizzle, most persistent over western counties. However, rain will gradually become lighter and patchier overnight. Some hill and coastal mist and fog will form. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees, coolest in east, in light southerly or variable breezes.
Tuesday will start generally cloudy with lingering patches of rain and drizzle. This will ease through the day as cloud gradually breaks up from the north and some sunny spells develop later on. Highest temperatures of 9 to 13 degrees, coolest in Ulster and north Connacht as light to moderate variable breezes becoming northerly through the day and increasing occasionally fresh in northern parts by evening.
Summary: High pressure becoming dominant through Tuesday night and Wednesday, bringing settled conditions for midweek and beyond. There will be a good deal of dry and bright weather out to the weekend. Tuesday night: Any lingering rain and drizzle will die out early on to leave a largely dry night. Cloud will gradually break up overnight too with clear spells developing. Lowest temperatures of 1 to 3 degrees over the northern half of the country but less cold further south with lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees, in a light to moderate northeasterly breeze. Wednesday: A largely dry and bright day with widespread sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees generally but milder in Munster with highest temperatures of 13 to 15 degrees, in a light to moderate easterly breeze. Wednesday night: Continuing dry and largely clear on Wednesday night. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees generally, but colder over Ulster and Connacht where there will be a touch of grass frost with lowest temperatures of 0 to 3 degrees. Light easterly breezes. Thursday: Another generally dry and bright day with sunny spells. There is the chance of an isolated shower in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 11 to 15 degrees, coolest in the east and south in a light to moderate southeasterly breeze. Thursday night: Staying dry with long clear spells overnight. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees generally but again colder over Ulster with lowest temperatures of 1 to 3 degrees there, bringing a touch of grass frost. Friday: Another dry and sunny day in store for Friday. Highest temperatures of 11 to 16 degrees, mildest over the midlands and Connacht and coolest along the east and south coasts in moderate to fresh southeasterly winds. The weekend: Current indications suggest that the dry and sunny conditions will continue into the weekend as high pressure maintains its dominance over our weather.
Southerly winds will reach force 6 at times today (Monday) on Irish coasts from Valentia to Slyne Head to Erris Head.
Issued: 19 April 2021 05:00
South, 11 Knots, Light drizzle, 11 Miles, 1019, Falling slowly
Southeast, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 13 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
South-Southeast, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 1.2 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
South, 14 Knots, Mod drizzle, 5 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly
South-Southeast, 10 Knots, Light drizzle, 5 Miles, 1019, Falling slowly
South-Southeast, 7 Knots, Mod drizzle, 5 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly
South-Southeast, 12 Knots, Mod drizzle, 5 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly
South, 15 Knots, Recent drizzle, 10 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly
South, 11 Knots, Wave ht:0.5 m, 1021, Falling slowly
South, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 3 m, 1018, Falling slowly
South, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 3 m, 1016, Falling slowly
North-Northwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht: 3.5 m, 1012, Steady
Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Tuesday 20 April 2021. Issued at 0600 Monday 19 April 2021.
Meteorological Situation at 0300: A weak depression of 1012 hPa centred to the west of Ireland maintains a moderate to fresh southerly airflow over the country. The depression will weaken through today and tomorrow as the associated fronts lie across Ireland.
Wind: Southerly force 5 or 6, later decreasing force 4 or 5. Veering northeast force 6 or 7 between Slyne Head and Rossan Point by the end of the period.
Weather: Patchy rain, drizzle and mist.
Visibility: Mainly moderate or poor.
Wind: Southerly force 3 or 4, occasionally variable force 3 or less on the Irish Sea. Later decreasing southerly or variable force 3 or less.
Weather: Patches of drizzle and mist on northern and southern sea areas, mainly fair on eastern sea areas.
Visibility: Moderate or poor in precipitation and mist, otherwise good.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Wednesday 21 April 2021: Fresh to strong northerly winds on northwestern sea areas, light variable winds elsewhere. Winds gradually becoming moderate to fresh northeast to east on all sea areas through Tuesday. Weather: Cloudy with patchy rain, drizzle and mist, gradually becoming fair through Tuesday.