Irish Weather Forecast
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Some bright or sunny spells in the east and southeast at first this afternoon but cloud will thicken from the west during the day. Showery rain will move in to western parts this evening and begin to spread eastwards. There'll be thundery bursts at times which may lead to spot flooding. Highest temperatures of 19 to 23 degrees generally in moderate northwest breezes.
Showery rain becoming widespread early tonight. A risk of localised thunderstorms and spot flooding. Minimum temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees in moderate northwest winds.
Showery rain gradually clearing tomorrow though lingering for much of the day in the northeast. The best of the brighter spells in the southeast. Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees in moderate northwest winds.
Mostly cloudy this afternoon with showery outbreaks of rain developing across the western half of the country, gradually extending eastwards during the evening and early tonight. There will be heavy or thundery downpours at times which may lead to spot flooding in places. Less warm than recent days with highs of 18 to 23 degrees generally in moderate northwest breezes.
Showers and localised thunderstorms persisting overnight with a continued risk of spot flooding. Clearer weather will develop in the west and southwest. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees in moderate northwest winds.
Showery rain will linger across Ulster and much of Leinster through to the evening, gradually clearing eastwards. Brightening up elsewhere during the morning with bright spells and scattered showers. Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees in moderate northwest winds.
Overview: Fresh and showery. Tuesday night: A fresh night with scattered showers, merging to longer spells of rain in Atlantic coastal counties. Minimum temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees in moderate west or southwest winds. Wednesday: Sunshine and widespread showers on Wednesday, some heavy with localised thunderstorms. Maximum temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees in blustery westerly winds. Showers tending to become confined to Atlantic coastal counties overnight with clear spells developing widely. Minimum temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in moderate westerly breezes. Thursday: Another fresh and showery day on Thursday with bright spells and showers, the showers heavy in places with a risk of lightning. The best of the sunshine across the southeast of the country. Maximum temperatures ranging 15 to 19 degrees, warmest in the southeast in moderate to fresh westerly winds. Scattered showers overnight with minimum temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees in fresh westerly winds. Friday: Good sunny spells on Friday but with scattered showers spreading from the northwest during the day. Top temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees in fresh westerly winds. Next Weekend: Early indications suggest next weekend will be fresh and bright with a mix of sunshine and scattered showers with temperatures close to average.
West-Northwest, 6 Knots, Mist, 4 Miles, 1010, Falling slowly
West, 10 Knots, Recent drizzle, 8 Miles, 1011, Steady
North-Northwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, The Visibility at Tuskar is not available, 1011, Steady
Northwest, 15 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 1011, Falling slowly
West-Southwest, 5 Knots, Fair, 24 Miles, 1012, Steady
West-Northwest, 7 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1012, Falling slowly
West, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 1011, Steady
West, 4 Knots, Cloudy, 7 Miles, 1011, Falling slowly
Northeast, 2 Knots, Wave ht:0.3 m, 1010, Steady
West-Northwest, 15 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, 1013, Steady
West, 3 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, 1011, Steady
West-Northwest, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 1.3 m, 1015, Steady
Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Tuesday 27 July 2021. Issued at 1200 Monday 26 July 2021.
Meteorological Situation at 0900: Ireland lies in a moderate northwesterly airflow generated by a shallow depression of 1005hPa over the North Sea. A cold front approaches the west of the country which will move eastwards over Ireland today and tonight.
Wind: West force 3 or 4. Soon veering northwest and increasing force 4 or 5, locally reaching force 6 at times.
Weather: Heavy showers or thunderstorms imminent. Fair with scattered showers later.
Visibility: Moderate to poor in precipitation.
Wind: Increasing northwest to north force 4 or 5, locally force 6, imminent, but remaining at force 3 in the northwest until tonight. Later decreasing northwest to north force 3 or 4 at the end of the period.
Weather: Heavy showers or thunderstorms imminent. Scattered showers later.
Visibility: Moderate to poor in precipitation.
Wind: Northerly or variable force 3 or less, locally increasing to force 4 in the North Channel, and occasionally in the Irish Sea.
Weather: Mist and fog patches in the Irish Sea. Soon becoming cloudy. Scattered heavy showers or thunderstorms later.
Visibility: Moderate to poor in showers or fog, otherwise good.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Wednesday 28 July 2021: Moderate, occasionally fresh, northwesterly airflow. Backing westerly Tuesday night and increasing fresh to strong over southern and western sea areas. Weather: Frequent showers, some heavy and thundery.