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Today and Tomorrow's forecast
Friday 27 March
Some bright spells today, with a little hazy sunshine at times, but generally cloudy. Many places dry, but some scattered outbreaks of rain, persistent at times in some southern coastal areas. Top temperatures 8 to 11 C.
Many places dry at first tonight, but wet and very windy weather will soon develop. The rain will be heaviest in the north and west and southwest winds will increase strong to gale force and gusty. More showery weather will follow from the Atlantic later tonight and the winds will become westerly. Lowest temperatures 4 to 8 C.
South to southwest gales or strong gales, will develop overnight, on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea.
Issued at 05:30 on 27-Mar-2015
Saturday 28 March
Blustery during Saturday morning, but the stiff westerly winds will decrease fresh early in the afternoon. Some sunny spells, but scattered showers also. A further spell of wet and windy weather, will spread from the Atlantic, later in the afternoon and evening. Top temperatures 10 to 13 C.
General: Unsettled and changeable, with some wet and windy weather at times.
Saturday night will be windy, with fresh to strong southwest to westerly winds. There will be some heavy showers also, merging into longer spells of rain at times. Lowest temperatures 5 to 8 C.
Windy and fairly cloudy for much of Sunday, with just a few bright spells. Some further rain or showers at times too, with some heavy falls in places. But less windy and drier conditions should develop late in the afternoon and evening. Highs on Sunday of 8 to 11 C. A few showers on Sunday night, but most places dry, with some clear spells. Cold, lowest temperatures 1 to 5 C., coldest over Ulster, with some ground frost in places.
Monday may well start dry and bright, but a spell of very windy and wet weather is expected to sweep in off the Atlantic as the day progresses. Winds will be strong to gale force westerly and quite gusty also. Top temperatures 10 to 13 C. More showery weather will develop later in the day and overnight and winds will moderate also. Cool overnight with clear spells and showers, but frost unlikely.
At this stage, it looks as if Tuesday will be a bright, fairly breezy day, with sunny spells and showers, but further wet weather is likely around midweek.
Report issued:27/03/2015 05:17