There will be outbreaks of rain for a time in the north of the country this morning with scattered showers elsewhere.
The showers will die out and it will become mainly dry for the afternoon with sunny spells.
Temperatures of 5 or 6° in the north, up to 8 or 9° in the south of the country.
Northwest winds will freshen during the day, becoming strong for a time in the south of the country before easing later.
Mist and fog will form this evening soon after dark as winds fall light and skies clear.
Temperatures falling to -3° in the north of the country early in the night will bring a severe frost here.
Further south temperatures will fall to between 1 and 3° early on and then rise through the night as southerly winds freshen overnight.
Cloud will increase from the west with rain arriving at the coast there before dawn.
National weather warning
A status yellow snow/ice warning remains in place for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Louth and Wicklow.
There are icy in parts this morning with wintry outbreaks and some snow accumulations, mainly across the north and on higher ground elsewhere.
The alert is in effect until 10.00am.