Weather set to be good on Friday as temperatures forecast to reach 20 degrees

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Weather set to be very good on Friday as temperatures forecast to reach 20 degrees

Weather set to be very good on Friday as temperatures forecast to reach 20 degrees

The weather forecast for Good Friday from Met Eireann is for a warm day with hazy sunshine and temperatures to reach 20 degrees in places. 

While there will be some rain over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, temperatures will remain in the high teens with a mix of sunshine and showers. 

The weather forecast for Thursday is for it to be mainly dry with temperatures generally of 16 to 19 degrees, cooler near eastern and southern coasts in light to moderate, east to southeast breeze.

Tonight, any remaining showers will die out and it will be mainly dry, apart from a little coastal drizzle. Low cloud, mist and fog will return, with lows of 6 to 9 degrees, in very light variable breezes.

The weather forecast for Good Friday from Met Eireann is for another warm day with some brighter interludes and hazy sunshine but cloudier than recent days. Some showery rain will develop in places, with the driest conditions in the southeast. Top temperatures will range 15 to 20 degrees in light southerly or variable breezes.

Mostly cloudy and close on Friday night with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Some patches of mist and fog also. Lows of 9 to 11 degrees with light southerly breezes veering southwest.

The weather forecast for Easter Saturday from Met Eireann is for it to be cloudy to begin the day with patchy drizzle dying out and low cloud and mist lifting to give a few brighter intervals. Further showery rain will develop in places, however, again through the afternoon and evening. Highs of 12 to 17 degrees, warmest in the east and south in light to moderate westerly breezes. Saturday night will bring showers or longer spells of rain with lows of 5 to 8 degrees.

Easter Sunday will bring some showery rain at times, but occasional drier and brighter intervals too. Maximum temperatures closer to average at 13 to 15 degrees with a northeast breeze setting in.

Monday will be a cooler day with moderate to fresh and gusty east to northeast winds but it will be mainly dry with sunny periods. Max temps ranging from 10 degrees in the northeast to 14 degrees in the southwest.