Dry in many places at first this evening, but outbreaks of rain and drizzle in the west and southwest will start to spread eastwards to all areas. Staying breezy with fresh to strong and gusty southeast winds.
Rain will spread to all parts tonight, with some heavy falls likely. A mild night with lows of 12 to 14 degrees. South to southeast winds will be fresh and gusty.
The rain will clear the northeast coast early on Monday morning, with a lot of dry, bright weather to follow especially in eastern areas. However, early in the afternoon heavy and prolonged showers will develop in the west. It will become very windy during the afternoon, with fresh to strong and gusty southerly winds developing. The winds will be strongest along western and southwestern coastal counties, reaching gale force here in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees.
3 Day Outlook
Monday night will continue blustery with fresh southerly winds. There'll be heavy showers or longer spells of rain, mainly over the western half of the country. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees.
Tuesday will be fresh and blustery with sunny spells and scattered heavy showers. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees with fresh southwest winds.
On Wednesday, rain will develop in the south early in the morning and then spread northwards through the day. The rain will be heavy at times. It will clear overnight. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees with light to moderate southerly breezes.
Thursday will bring a fair amount of dry weather and some showers.
Current indications are that another band of heavy showery rain will move up over the country on Friday with further spells of rain or showers at times next weekend.