Friday's weather: sunny spells and scattered showers

Sunny spells will develop in all areas

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Today

Any remaining rain along the east coast will clear into the Irish Sea early this morning.

Sunny spells will develop in all areas, together with scattered showers. Some showers will be heavy in the northwest, but other areas will see a lot of dry weather.

It will be quite blustery with fresh to strong southwest winds, which will be up to gale force along parts of the west and north coast.

Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees.

Tonight

Tonight will continue generally dry with mostly clear skies.

Lowest temperatures between 5 and 9 degrees.

Fresh southwest winds will moderate overnight and back southerly.

This information is with thanks to Met Éireann