Blustery morning but sunny spells in store this afternoon
This morning will be blustery across Ulster and will it will be windy in the northwest. The latest weather bulletin from Met Éireann says there will be bright or sunny spells and occasional showers, some heavy.
The national weather forecaster says winds will be fresh to strong, gusty southwesterly. This afternoon, showers will mostly die out and winds will ease. Highest temperatures of 9 or 10 degrees.
Tonight will start off dry. Rain will spread northeastwards over the region during the night with fresh gusty southerly winds. The rain will be heavy at times. It will clear overnight with showers following from the west. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees.
Tomorrow (Wednesday) will be bright and breezy with sunny spells and scattered showers. Highest temperatures of 8 or 9 degrees with fresh, gusty south to southwest winds.
Conditions will remain unsettled for the rest of the week with wet and windy weather at times. Mostly mild but cool enough for wintry precipitation on higher ground on Wednesday night.
On Wednesday night, heavy rain will spread northeastwards over Ireland with a risk of flooding and some sleet or snow in places, mainly on high ground. Lowest temperatures of -1 to +3 degrees with fresh to strong southerly winds, veering westerly overnight and easing.
On Thursday morning, rain and sleet will clear northeastwards. Sunshine and showers will follow for the rest of the day. Highest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees. Moderate westerly winds will back southerly and freshen during the evening. Thursday night will be wet and windy with rain spreading northeastwards along with fresh to strong, gusty southerly winds. Lowest temperatures of 1 to 5 degrees.
On Friday morning, rain will clear eastwards with sunshine and showers following for the rest of the day. IT will be mild and breezy with fresh south to southwest wind and highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees.
The weekend is expected to be mild and unsettled with further spells of rain or showers.