Sunset at Quilca Lake, Virginia. Photo: Roisin Smyth

Plenty of sunshine but showers too

Weather Update

Dry and sunny in many areas this morning with isolated showers near northern and western coasts. Scattered showers will develop elsewhere towards the afternoon and some may turn heavy later in the day, but there will be plenty of sunshine too. Highest temperatures of 11 to 15 degrees in light to moderate westerly breeze.

Dry in many areas tonight with long clear spells. Scattered showers will mainly affect Munster overnight. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 6 degrees with light southwest breezes.

Scattered showers in the south and southwest tomorrow morning, but dry with sunny spells elsewhere. Further scattered showers will develop through the afternoon, heaviest in Munster and Leinster with the risk of isolated thunderstorms here. Becoming predominantly dry in the west for a times later in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees with a light to moderate westerly breeze.

Tuesday night will bring a mix of dry and clear spells and isolated showers. Rain and drizzle mainly push into the west and northwest overnight. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees with light westerly winds.

Continuing with a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers on Wednesday. There is some uncertainty regarding the track of a depression on Thursday, which will bring a spell of wet and windy weather.

Outbreaks of rain or drizzle over the northern half of the country for much of Wednesday. Scattered showers early in the day further south, becoming largely dry during the afternoon with sunny spells developing. Highest temperatures of 13 to 16 degrees with light or moderate westerly winds.

Wednesday night is expected to be relatively mild with rain spreading from the southwest to most areas from early in the night, as winds strengthen, increasing strong in coastal areas. Lows of 6 to 9 degrees

High uncertainty regarding the forecast for the end of the week with an area of low pressure in our vicinity. Current indications suggest a spell of wet and windy weather with persistent rain or heavy showers at times. Daytime temperatures in the early to mid-teens.

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