Irish Weather Forecast
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Dry in most parts for the rest of today with sunny spells in moderate westerly breezes. Scattered showers of rain or hail will die out this evening.
Cold and dry tonight with clear spells. Lows of 0 to 3 Celsius with a slight frost in places. Winds will become light south to southwesterly allowing some mist and fog patches to form.
Any frost, mist and fog will clear quickly on Friday morning to give a largely dry day with sunny spells. Cloud will increase during the afternoon and may produce a few isolated light showers in the west. Highs of 9 to 11 Celsius in moderate south to southwest breezes.
Largely dry and cold overnight, with isolated showers confined to western and southwestern coastal areas. Lows of 0 to 4 degrees Celsius under mostly clear skies, will produce a slight frost in places. Winds will be light south to southwest or variable, allowing some mist and fog patches to form.
Any frost, mist and fog will clear quickly on Friday morning to give a mostly dry day with sunny spells. Cloud amounts will increase during the afternoon though, with the chance an odd light shower or two. Towards evening, thickening cloud in the west will bring outbreaks of rain and drizzle to Atlantic coastal counties after dark. Highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees in moderate southerly winds, strengthening near western coasts during the afternoon.
Overview: High pressure bringing a lot of dry and calm weather. There will be a mix of cloud and some sunny spells, with a slight chance of light rain or drizzle at times, mainly along Atlantic coasts. Cool at night with a risk of a slight frost and fog as winds ease. Friday night: Light rain and drizzle will develop in western coastal counties early in the night, with drier weather further east. The rain will break up and become patchy as it moves eastwards across the country overnight. Light to moderate southwest breezes will be fresh on western coasts for a time. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees. Saturday: Cloudy in many areas to begin, brightening up through the morning. There will be occasional outbreaks of light showery rain or drizzle during the day. The western half of the country will have the best of the sunny spells through the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees with light southwest or variable winds. Saturday night: A largely dry with some patchy frost, fog will likely form under clear skies and may become dense in places in light variable breezes. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 5 degrees. Sunday: Fog will be slow to clear during the morning with very light or calm winds. It will be dry with sunny spells developing during the afternoon however fog may linger throughout the day in some areas. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees. Sunday night: Dry with clear spells. Fog is likely to form once again becoming dense in places overnight in light easterly winds. A risk of a slight frost also, with lowest temperatures of -1 to +3 degrees. Monday: Fog will clear through the morning to leave a dry day with sunny spells, highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees in light or moderate easterly breeze. Monday night: Remaining dry with clear spells leading to frost and fog developing in many areas, cloud cover will keep temperatures warmer over Munster. Lowest temperatures of -2 to + 3 degrees, a bit milder across Munster. Further Outlook: Current indications suggest Tuesday and Wednesday will be mild and a little breezier with more cloud around and the risk of some outbreaks of rain and drizzle at times.
Southerly winds will increase to force 6 or higher on Friday on Irish coasts from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head.
Issued: 25 February 2021 23:00
South, 11 Knots, Cloudy, 9 Miles, 1029, Rising slowly
Southwest, 4 Knots, Fine, 13 Miles, 1033, Rising slowly
West-Southwest, 9 Knots, Wave ht: 2.1 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1034, Rising slowly
West-Southwest, 6 Knots, Fair, 8 Miles, 1034, Rising slowly
South, 8 Knots, Fair, 10 Miles, 1034, Rising slowly
South-Southeast, 6 Knots, Fair, 11 Miles, 1033, Rising slowly
South, 11 Knots, Fair, 6 Miles, 1031, Rising slowly
South-Southwest, 15 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1029, Steady
West-Southwest, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, 1032, Rising slowly
South-Southwest, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 3.7 m, 1033, Rising slowly
Southwest, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 4 m, 1028, Steady
South, 22 Knots, Gust 32 Knots, Wave ht: 3.5 m, 1023, Falling slowly
Sea Area Forecast until 0000 Saturday 27 February 2021. Issued at 0000 Friday 26 February 2021.
Meteorological Situation at 2100: A mostly moderate southerly air-flow covers Ireland as High pressure of 1036hPa centred near the Bay of Biscay builds towards our area. The southerly air-flow will strengthen during Friday as a weak frontal trough approaches the Atlantic coastline.
Wind: West to southwest force 3 or 4. Soon backing southwest to south and increasing force 4 or 5, touching force 6 locally in the Irish Sea later.
Weather: Fair, apart from isolated showers.
Visibility: Mostly good.
Wind: Southwest force 4 or 5. Increasing south force 5 or 6 imminently. Soon increasing force 5 to 7 and gusty. Decreasing southwest force 4 or 5 south of Rossan Point by the end of the period.
Weather: Isolated showers. Rain, drizzle and mist developing Friday afternoon or evening
Visibility: Mostly good. Reducing moderate or poor Friday afternoon or evening.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000 Sunday 28 February 2021: Moderate to fresh southwest winds, strong to near gale at first on the north coast, decreasing light to moderate southwest or variable by Saturday morning. Weather; Patchy rain, drizzle and mist extending eastwards on Friday night. Isolated showers during Saturday.