Ireland is set to bask in sunshine for the coming weekend, and even into next week, with temperatures of around 20°.
Head of forecasting at Met Éireann, Evelyn Cusack, told Newstalk Breakfast where the hotspots will be.
"So lovely weather in store this weekend, the weather's going to stay fine and dry.
"Coolest along the east coast, we've got easterly winds, the sea temperature in the Irish Sea is about 8°.
"But very, very pleasant indeed and then up to 18°, 19° even 20° in the west - so it's definitely a case of west is best.
"But everywhere really, in terms of temperatures, but overall lovely sunny weather over the weekend.
"And indeed a lot of dry weather next week as well".
Friday will be dry and bright with spells of hazy sunshine and highest temperatures of 12° to 18°, mildest in the west, with slightly cooler temperatures along eastern and southern coasts owing to onshore breezes.
Tonight with have long clear spells and light easterly breezes, feeling chilly with lowest temperatures of 0° to 5°.
Saturday will be a pleasant and sunny day, with temperatures ranging from 13° to 20° degrees.
Saturday night will be dry and mostly clear with lowest temperatures of 2° to 6° - coolest across Ulster.
And Sunday is forecast to be another dry and mostly sunny day, with highs of 11° to 18° degrees.
It will be mildest once again in the west, and coolest along eastern and southern coastal counties with onshore breezes moving inland.