Carrickfergus (County Antrim) weather

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Seven day forecast for Carrickfergus

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Northern Ireland weather forecast

Headline:

Mainly dry with sunny spells.

Today:

A mainly dry day with variable amounts of cloud and some sunny intervals. Chance of a light shower, especially across western counties. Westerly breeze picking up along the North Coast. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Tonight:

All parts will have a dry night with clear periods. Some mist and fog patches will form later tonight as winds become light. Minimum temperature 7 °C.

Tuesday:

A dry and bright day coming up with sunny spells. Cloudier skies will edge across from west later. Feeling quite warm in the sunshine. Freshening southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 20 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

A more changeable few days. Rain for a time Wednesday then sunshine and scattered showers on Thursday and Friday, heavy at times. Also turning cooler and windier than of late.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

Friday look to be widely unsettled, with much of the UK receiving showers or longer spells of rain, as well as windy conditions. Northwestern areas will likely see the heaviest rain and coastal gales. The south will see the best conditions with good sunny spells. From the weekend onwards, a very general northwest to southeast split to our weather is likely to develop. The northwest is expected to see the most of any unsettled conditions: outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy at times, and strong winds, possibly coastal gales. Drier and sunnier weather looks more likely across the southeast, though unsettled weather in the northwest could still spread here at times. Temperatures generally near or slightly below average, but may slightly rise towards the end of this period.

Updated:

Current signals, although quite weak, suggest that higher pressure is expected over the southeast during this period, giving generally settled conditions here and to eastern parts. Conversely, low pressure will tend to lie to the northwest of the UK, bringing more in the way of rain and stronger winds to northern and western areas, with a low risk of stormy conditions. This more unsettled weather could occasionally spread further towards the southeast. Temperatures are more likely to be above average through this period.

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