Irish Weather Forecast
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Largely dry to start today with sunny spells. However, it will become cloudier through the morning with outbreaks of rain spreading from the northwest. The rain will turn light and patchy as it spreads with some eastern areas holding dry. The rain will clear to sunny spells and scattered showers later this afternoon. Highest temperatures of 15 to 17 degrees in a light westerly breeze.
Showers will ease early tonight, leaving a generally dry night with clear spells and just isolated showers. Patches of mist and fog will develop overnight in a light southerly or variable breeze. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees.
A mainly dry start to tomorrow with hazy sunny spells and just isolated showers. Patchy cloud will bubble up in the afternoon with scattered showers developing, some of which will turn heavy. Highest temperatures of 17 to 19 degrees in a light to moderate southerly breeze.
Mostly cloudy with rain in the west extending to most areas through the morning. A gradual clearance from the northwest this afternoon will being scattered showers and sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees in light westerly or variable breezes.
Mostly cloudy tonight with showers becoming more isolated. Patches of mist and fog will develop in light variable breezes. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees.
Tuesday will start with a mix of cloud and hazy sunny spells, it will be mostly dry with just a few well scattered showers about. Showers will become more frequent through the day, with some turning heavy or thundery in the southwest during the evening. While patchy rain will develop along western coasts by nightfall. Highest temperatures of 17 to 20 degrees in mostly light southerly breeze.
Overview: Remaining unsettled through the rest of this week with showers or longer spells of rain at times. Temperatures will be around normal. Tuesday night: Staying cloudy over the western half of the country with showery outbreaks of rain. It will be drier elsewhere with clear spells and isolated showers. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees in a light southerly breeze. Wednesday: Wednesday will start dry with sunny spells for most, though it will be cloudier in the west with light patchy rain lingering for a time. Scattered showers will develop across the country through the morning and afternoon, with some showers turning heavy and thundery at times. Highest temperatures of 17 to 20 degrees in a light to moderate southwesterly breeze. Wednesday night: Cloud will build from the southwest early on Wednesday night, with outbreaks of showery rain spreading northeastwards across the country overnight. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees in a light southeasterly or variable breeze. Thursday: A cloudy and wet start to the day with continued outbreaks of rain. The rain will clear to the east through the morning but it will be followed by scattered showers, some of which will turn heavy. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees in a light to moderate northerly or variable breeze. Thursday night: Showers will become more isolated early in the night with clear spells developing. Patches of mist and fog will develop overnight in a light northwest breeze. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees. Friday: A largely cloudy day with further heavy showers developing through the morning and afternoon. Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees in a light northerly breeze. The weekend: Low pressure will remain near Ireland for the weekend, keeping conditions unsettled with showers turning heavy at times.
Northwest winds will reach force 6 for a time later today on Irish Coasts from Fair Head to Belfast Lough to Strangford Lough
Issued: 31 July 2021 06:40
South-Southeast, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 24 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly
West, 4 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1016, Steady
North, 10 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1016, Steady
West-Northwest, 9 Knots, Fair, 13 Miles, 1017, Steady
Northwest, 4 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1017, Steady
East-Northeast, 1 Knot, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly
North-Northwest, 8 Knots, Light drizzle, 13 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly
West, 4 Knots, Light drizzle, 5 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly
North-Northwest, 8 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, 1015, Steady
North, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, 1018, Steady
Southwest, 10 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, 1015, Falling slowly
West, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, 1018, Falling slowly
Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Tuesday 3 August 2021. Issued at 0600 Monday 2 August 2021.
Meteorological Situation at 0300: Ireland lies in a mainly light to moderate northwesterly airflow between a depression of 1001hPa over Scandinavia and a ridge of high pressure extending from the mid-Atlantic.
Wind: Northwest to north force 3 or 4, decreasing west to northwest force 3 or less soon. Later backing southwest to west.
Weather: Mainly cloudy with outbreaks of rain. Becoming fair apart from scattered showers soon. Cloudy with drizzle in the southwest later.
Visibility: Moderate or poor in precipitation, otherwise good.
Wind: Northwest to north force 3 or less, becoming westerly or variable soon. Later becoming southwesterly or variable force 3 or less.
Weather: Cloudy to fair with patchy light rain imminent. Becoming fair apart from scattered showers soon.
Visibility: Mainly good, decreasing moderate or poor in precipitation.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Wednesday 4 August 2021: Light to moderate southwesterly winds, fresh at times in the west on Tuesday. Veering northwest on western sea areas on Tuesday night. Weather: Cloudy with patchy rain in the west and northwest, fair apart from scattered showers elsewhere.