Data supplied by Met Éireann
Today and Tomorrow's forecast
Mild and windy this evening and tonight with strong and very gusty south to southwest winds. Scattered outbreaks of rain with good dry periods especially in the east and southeast. Persistent rain will move into western areas soon after midnight and will spread to all parts later in the night. Winds will begin to veer west to northwest in northwestern counties around dawn where it will turn cooler. Lowest temperatures will range from 6 degrees Celsius in the northwest to 10 degrees Celsius in the south and east.
South to southwest gales this evening and overnight on all coasts of Ireland and on the Irish Sea with strong gales on coasts from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head.
Issued at 17:00 on 1-Dec-2015
Wednesday 2 December
Rain will clear eastwards to isolated showers during Wednesday morning and it will become brighter with some sunny spells developing in places, but some rain could well linger in parts of the southeast and east well into the afternoon. Winds will become west to northwest and slacken everywhere by afternoon and it will turn cooler with afternoon temperatures 8 to 12 degrees Celsius, highest in the southeast.
Wednesday night will be cold and mainly dry with frost and fog in places as winds fall off light but cloud is likely to increase in Southern parts overnight bringing some rain.
On Thursday a weather front in the Irish sea brings the likelihood of some wet weather to many parts but there's a chance that Western parts of the country will stay dry.
And it will become dry and cold everywhere on Thursday night with a widespread frost developing and some mist and fog patches with lowest temperatures of -2 to +2 degrees.
Friday will be become breezy and blustery again as a Southerly wind freshens. Much of the day will be dry with the best of any bright spells in the eastern half of the country. Rain will develop in Western parts later in the afternoon, and wet and windy conditions will become widespread across the country on Friday evening and early Friday night with gales in exposed parts.
The wet weather will clear to showers later on Friday night
More heavy rain is expected on Saturday followed by a mostly dry day on Sunday.
Report issued:01/12/2015 16:58