Today will be warm, dry and mostly sunny. Across most of Munster, afternoon temperatures will reach between 22 and 25 degrees, but towards the south coast it will stay several degrees cooler due to a light to moderate southeasterly breeze. Winds will freshen along the southwest coast later.
Tonight will be dry with clear spells. It will be mild with lowest temperatures ranging between 11 and 15 degrees, in light to moderate southeasterly breezes, fresh along coasts.
Tomorrow will be dry and sunny, although the sunshine may turn a little hazy at times. Highest afternoon temperatures will range between 20 and 23 degrees in most places, but it will be slightly cooler towards southern coasts due to a moderate south to southeast breeze.
Today will be warm, dry and mostly sunny. Maximum temperatures will generally range between 22 and 26 degrees, higher locally in parts of the midlands and west. However, it will be a little cooler on eastern and southern coasts due to an onshore breeze. Winds mostly light southeast to east or variable at first, will become light to moderate southeasterly, fresh later on the southwest coast.
Tonight will be dry with long clear spells and light to moderate southeasterly winds, fresh along southwest and west coasts. Minimum temperatures 10 to 14 degrees, mildest in the west and north.
Tomorrow will be dry and sunny, although the sunshine may turn a little hazy at times. Highest afternoon temperatures will range between 20 and 24 degrees in most places, but it will be slightly in southern and eastern coastal areas due to a moderate south to southeast breeze.
Summary: Warm and mostly dry weather continuing for the rest of this week and through the Bank Holiday weekend. Friday night: Dry with long clear spells in most areas, although some cloud and showery rain will be possible in western coastal areas. Lowest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees with light southeast or variable breezes. Saturday: Dry and sunny, although the sunshine will be a little hazy at times. It will be warm in most places with highest temperatures of 21 to 25 degrees, but again it will be cooler along southern and eastern coasts due to a light to moderate easterly breeze. Saturday night will continue dry, with lowest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees and light easterly or variable winds. Sunday: Dry and sunny in most areas, although some cloud will develop during the afternoon and evening, especially in the northwest, and may bring the odd shower. It will be warm with temperatures reaching between 21 and 25 degrees, but with an easterly breeze continuing, highest temperatures will be in the high-teens along southern and eastern coasts. Sunday night will be dry with clear spells in most areas. Lowest temperatures of 9 to 13 degrees, mildest in the northwest where it will be cloudiest. Monday: Some cloud and patchy rain in the northwest, but otherwise mostly dry and sunny. However, the odd shower may break out during the afternoon. Another warm day with highest temperatures of 22 to 25 degrees, in light, variable breezes. On Monday night, it will be dry and clear in most areas at first, but cloud will increase in the north and west overnight, bringing patchy outbreaks of rain. Lowest temperatures 9 to 12 degrees. Tuesday: It looks like it will turn cooler and more unsettled on Tuesday, particularly in the north and west. Highest temperatures here of 14 to 18 degrees, but still warm in the southeast with highs in the low twenties.
Marine Weather Warnings
Small Craft Warning
Southeast winds will reach force 6 on Thursday afternoon and evening on Irish coasts from Mizen Head to Valentia to Loop Head.
Issued: 27 May 2020 23:00
Malin Head Automatic
South, 12 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1033, Falling slowly
East-Northeast, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1034, Falling slowly
Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W
Northeast, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.6 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1032, Falling slowly
Roches Point Automatic
Northeast, 5 Knots, Fair, 21 Miles, 1032, Falling slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic
East-Northeast, 10 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 1031, Falling slowly
West, 1 Knot, Fair, 26 Miles, 1030, Falling slowly
Mace Head Automatic
East, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1032, Falling slowly
East, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 13 Miles, 1032, Falling slowly
Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W
East-Northeast, 5 Knots, Wave height not available, 1034, Falling slowly
Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W
Wind Direction Not available, Wind Speed Not available Knots, Wave height not available, 1030, Falling slowly
Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W
Wind Direction Not available, Wind Speed Not available Knots, Wave height not available, 1032, Falling slowly
Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W
Southeast, 18 Knots, Wave ht: 1.6 m, 1027, Falling
Sea Area Forecast
Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Friday 29 May 2020. Issued at 0600 Thursday 28 May 2020.
Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1038hPa centred over the North Sea generates a light to moderate easterly airflow over Ireland.
Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Loop Head to Fair Head
Wind: East to southeast force 2 to 4, occasionally force 5 between Mizen Head and Valentia. Soon increasing force 4 to 6, strongest in the southwest, but locally force 2 or 3 east of Roches Point. Later becoming southeast force 5 or 6.
Weather: Fine or fair.
Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea
Wind: Easterly or variable force 2 to 4. Later becoming mostly southeast force 2 to 4.
Weather: Fine or fair.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Saturday 30 May 2020: Mainly moderate to fresh southeast winds, occasionally strong in the southwest, west and north. Mostly fine or fair weather. Isolated showers in the west on Friday evening and night.