Generally dry day with mix of cloud and sunny spells

Weather Update

Any mist and fog patches will clear this morning to leave a generally dry day with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. A few light showers may affect some northwestern coastal areas from time to time. Highest temperatures of 13 to 16 degrees in a light to moderate southwest breeze.

A Status Yellow fog warning remains in place for Leinster and Munster until 11am today (Wednesday). Met Éireann says there is dense fog in parts with poor visibility.

Plenty of cloud across the country overnight, but with some clear spells and few pockets of mist and fog. Largely dry apart from the chance of a few patches of light rain on northwestern coasts. Minimum temperatures generally ranging 7 to 10 degrees but dipping a few degrees lower under clearer skies.

Largely dry to start tomorrow (Thursday) with any mist or fog patches clearing to leave a mix of cloud and some bright spells. During the afternoon, outbreaks of rain will develop in north Ulster, extending across much of Ulster and north Connacht during the evening. However, it will remain generally dry elsewhere apart from the chance of an isolated light shower. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees in a moderate southwest breeze, increasing fresh on Atlantic coasts.

On Thursday night, a band of rain will push south across Ireland, fragmenting as it pushes south with only small amounts of rain expected across southernmost counties. A clearance will move in across northern counties and it will turn noticeably colder there. Minimum temperatures of 3 to 7 degrees in the north but 8 to 12 degrees in the south.

Friday looks set to be rather cloudy across some southern counties with a few patches of rain and drizzle. Across many central and northern counties it will be largely dry and bright with spells of sunshine. Temperatures ranging 10 to 13 degrees in northern counties and 14 to 16 degrees in the south with mostly light southeast breezes.

On Friday night, rain will develop in the southwest, extending northeastwards over the country during the course of the night accompanied by freshening southeast winds. Minimum temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees across north Ulster early in the night but milder conditions extending nationwide later in the night with temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees by dawn on Saturday.

A damp start on Saturday with outbreaks of rain in many areas along with some mist and drizzle. Somewhat drier and brighter weather will extend from the west during the afternoon but the rain may linger in the northeast of the country for most of the day. A mild day with highs of 14 to 17 degrees in moderate southwest winds. Mild and breezy on Saturday night but with a good deal of dry weather. Some mist and drizzle will affect hills and coastal areas of the southwest and west. Minimum temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees in moderate to fresh southwest winds.

Current indications suggest Sunday will be a mild and breezy day. There'll be some patchy light rain on southern and western coasts and hills. However, across much of the country, it looks set to be dry with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Maximum temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees in fresh and gusty south or southwest winds. Outbreaks of rain are expected on Sunday night.

Further Outlook: It is expected to stay rather unsettled next week with spells of wet and windy weather at times.