Weather forecast for the coming week from Met Eireann

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There's a mixed forecast on the weather front this week

There's a mixed forecast on the weather front today

The weather forecast for Ireland for the week from Met Eireann is that it will be mild and mainly dry at first but Met Eireann says that current indications suggest that it may become increasingly unsettled after midweek, with temperatures falling back a little.

The weather forecast for Monday says it will be dry, with good spells of sunshine developing after a misty and foggy start. Maximum temperatures between 12 and 16 degrees, but possibly up to 17 degrees in parts of the west. On east and south coasts it will be a bit cooler due to onshore southeast winds.

The weather forecast for Monday night says it will be dry in most areas, with some clear spells, mainly in parts of the east. Otherwise mostly cloudy, with a little patchy light rain or drizzle along west and northwest coasts. Patches of mist and fog also, particularly in southern coastal counties. Minimum temperatures 2 to 7 degrees, coldest in parts of the east and northeast where clear spells occur.

The weather forecast from Met Eireann for Tuesday says it will be mainly dry, with any patchy drizzle along west and northwest coasts early on clearing. Sunny spells will develop, especially in parts of the east, but cloud, with mist or fog may linger along parts of the south coast. Maximum temperatures 11 to 15 degrees, in light to moderate southeasterly breezes.  Tuesday night will be dry, but cold in the midlands, east and north. Minimum temperature between 0 to 6 degrees. Mist and fog patches will occur also. 

The weather forecast from Met Eireann for Wednesday is for it to be dry, with bright or sunny spells and light south to southeast winds. Maximum temperatures from 11 to 15 degrees. Cold overnight, with lows of 2 to 6 degrees. Mist and fog patches also. 

The weather forecast from Thursday to end of weekend says that current indications suggest that it will become increasingly unsettled, with some rain at times, mostly light and patchy on Thursday, but with some heavier bursts possible after that. Becoming breezy or windy at times also, with predominantly south to southwest winds. Mild at first, but temperatures are currently forecast to fall back close to normal by the end of the weekend. While nights will be cool, no significant frost is expected.