Latest 36 hour forecast + weather warning, March 12th

  • 12 Mar 2019

Today
Some patchy light rain or drizzle at first as well as low cloud and hill fog. Around the middle of the day a cold front will cross the island from the northwest and as it does so a spell of very strong winds are likely as well as some heavy rain with the risk of hail mixed in. The rain and possibly some sleet will continue during the first half of the afternoon but with diminishing intensity and then clearing away mid/late afternoon which will allow a few bright or sunny spells to end the day.
Temperature 9’c to 10’c but dropping shortly after midday to 3’c to 5’c
Wind SSW 36mph gusting to 52mph but gusting as high as 65mph for a short time around midday then turning WNW 28mph gusting to 46mph
Rainfall 4-6mm

Tonight
Clear spells developing although there will still be occasional cloudier spells which could bring the odd shower, especially im more southern parts of the island.
Temperature 6’c to 8’c
Wind W 30mph gusting to 43mph increasing to 36mph gusting to 50mph
Rainfall less than 1mm

Tomorrow
Sunny spells to start the day although it will be windy. As the day goes on the cloud will increase with the odd scattered shower developing.
Temperature 10’c to 11’c
Wind WNW 32mph gusting to 52mph becoming 29mph gusting to 42mph
Rainfall less than 1mm