Weather forecast for the weekend
The weather forecast from Met Eireann for the weekend is for the current spell of mild weather to continue with some rain across the country at times.
The weather forecast from Met Eireann for Friday night says it will be windy with fresh to strong, gusty southerly winds, strongest in the west and touching gale force at times on coasts and hills. They'll ease somewhat towards morning. It will be mainly dry. However, rain will develop in western coastal counties overnight. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees.
The weather forecast for Saturday is that rain will spread eastwards across the country in the morning and will clear in the afternoon. Sunny spells will follow from the west. Highest temperatures 11 to 13 degrees with the moderate to fresh southerly winds.
The weather forecast for Saturday night says it will be dry with clear spells. A chillier night than of late with lows of 2 to 5 degrees. In light Southeast breezes a few mist and fog patches may form.
The weather forecast from Met Eireann for Sunday says it is set to be a mostly dry day with a mix of cloud and sunny intervals. A few patches of mist or drizzle about also, mainly in the south and west. Mild, with highs of 11 to 14 degrees in moderate southeasterly breezes, fresher around coasts. Some drizzle and mist on Sunday night in Atlantic coastal areas but dry elsewhere with clear spells. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees in moderate Southeast breezes.
The weather forecast for Monday according to Met Eireann says it will be mainly dry with sunny spells but there is the chance of mist or drizzle along some coasts and hills. Very mild with highest temperatures ranging 12 to 16 degrees in moderate southeasterly breezes.