Irish Weather Forecast
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Fresh and breezy this evening with bright spells and scattered showers. Some of the showers will be heavy with the chance of localised hail, thunderstorms and spot flooding.
Overnight, showers will become more confined to southern coastal areas through the night, with drier and clearer spells developing elsewhere. However, showers may become more frequent near the southeast coast towards morning, merging into longer spells of rain at times. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees in mostly moderate southwesterly winds, fresher near coasts.
Sunny spells and scattered thundery showers on Tuesday. It will remain a little cloudier in the south and southeast though where showers may merge to longer spells of rain at times. Cool, with highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees in moderate to occasionally fresh southwesterly winds, veering westerly during the afternoon.
Showers will continue to be fairly widespread for a time this evening, some of them heavy and thundery with the chance of spot flooding and localised hail, but there'll be sunny spells too. Winds will continue moderate to fresh and gusty, southwest to west in direction.
Showers will become increasingly confined to the western half of the country tonight, allowing long dry and clear intervals to develop in the east. Increasing cloud over the southern half of the country, will bring more frequent showers in southern counties overnight, however, with longer spells of rain at times near the south coast. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees Celsius in mostly moderate southwesterly winds, fresher near coasts.
Tuesday will bring a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers, though it will be rather cloudy to begin in parts of the east and south. Some of the showers will be heavy and thundery again with a risk of spot flooding. Cool, with highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees Celsius in moderate to occasionally fresh southwesterly winds, veering westerly during the afternoon.
OVERVIEW: Cool and more unsettled with wet and windy conditions mixed with sunny spells and blustery showers at times. TUESDAY NIGHT: Showers will largely become confined to the west and north coasts, with good dry clear spells developing elsewhere. Quite cool in mostly moderate westerly winds with lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees. WEDNESDAY: The morning will be mostly dry with good sunny spells and just the chance of some patchy drizzle along the northwest coast, Cloud will increase from the west during the afternoon with some patchy drizzle extending inland. More persistent rain will push into the west during the evening. Highest temperatures of 11 to 15 degrees as moderate westerly winds back southerly and ease light to moderate by evening. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Wet and blustery conditions will extend from the Atlantic overnight with some heavy burst at times. Clearer spells and showery conditions will reach the west coast by morning. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees as southwesterly winds increase moderate to fresh, becoming strong near coasts. THURSDAY: Hazy sunny spells and scattered showers in the morning, however a spell of more persistent and occasionally heavy rain will extend from the west during the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees in moderate to fresh west to southwest winds. THURSDAY NIGHT: Rain will clear southern areas early in the night with scattered showers and clear spells following, while the rain will gradually clear northern parts later in the night. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees in moderate to fresh southwest to west winds. FRIDAY: Good sunny spells on Friday with scattered showers mainly confined to western coastal counties, some of these showers will be heavy or thundery at times. Highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees in mostly moderate west to southwest winds. FURTHER OUTLOOK The weekend looks to remain blustery with further showers or longer spells of rain mixed in with some bright or sunny spells at times.
1. Southwest to west winds will reach force 6 or higher at times on all Irish coasts tonight (Monday) becoming confined to Irish coasts from Valentia to Slyne Head to Fair Head tomorrow morning (Tuesday).
2. Southwest winds veering westerly will increase to force 6 or higher at times from tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday) on all Irish coasts.
Issued: 28 September 2021 00:04
South-Southwest, 18 Knots, Gust 34 Knots, Rain shower, 9 Miles, 1005, Rising slowly
South-Southwest, 8 Knots, Fine, 21 Miles, 1010, Rising slowly
Southwest, 18 Knots, Wave ht: 3.4 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1013, Rising slowly
Southwest, 9 Knots, Fair, 14 Miles, 1012, Rising slowly
West-Southwest, 20 Knots, Cloudy, 11 Miles, 1012, Steady
Southwest, 10 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 1011, Steady
West-Southwest, 16 Knots, Gust 38 Knots, Recent rain, 4 Miles, 1007, Rising slowly
West, 15 Knots, Cloudy, 11 Miles, 1005, Rising slowly
Southwest, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, 1010, Rising slowly
Southwest, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 4.1 m, 1012, Steady
Southwest, 21 Knots, Wave ht: 3.6 m, 1003, Rising slowly
West, 22 Knots, Wave ht: 3.9 m, 1006, Steady
Sea Area Forecast until 0000 Wednesday 29 September 2021. Issued at 0000 Tuesday 28 September 2021.
Meteorological Situation at 2100: Ireland lies in a fresh to strong and gusty unstable southwesterly airflow generated by a complex area of low pressure situated to the north of Ireland and Britain.
Wind: Southwesterly force 5 or 7 and gusty. Soon decreasing westerly mainly force 5 or 6 and gusty, occasionally reaching force 7. Later veering northwesterly.
Weather: Showers, some heavy with the chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Visibility: Moderate or poor in showers, otherwise good.
Wind: West to southwest force 5 or 6 and gusty, reaching force 7 at times. Soon decreasing mainly force 4 or 5 and gusty, still reaching force 6 or 7 at times on the Irish Sea. Later veering west to northwest and increasing force 5 to 6 and gusty, reaching force 7 at times on southern sea areas.
Weather: Showers, some heavy with the chance of isolated thunderstorms, merging to longer spells of rain at times.
Visibility: Moderate or poor in showers, otherwise good.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000 Thursday 30 September 2021: Fresh to strong and gusty northwesterly winds, decreasing moderate to fresh west to southwest Wednesday afternoon. Strong to near gale and gusty south to southwest winds developing through Wednesday evening and night. Weather; Scattered showers, some heavy with the chance of isolated thunderstorms at first but becoming isolated during the morning. Rain and drizzle developing in western sea areas Wednesday evening, extending eastwards overnight.