Ballycastle (County Antrim) weather

Forecast days

Seven day forecast for Ballycastle

Northern Ireland weather forecast

Headline:

Mostly cloudy, some rain in the north and west.

Today:

A largely dry day, although some patchy rain is likely mainly in the north and west for a time. Cloudy but with some bright spells in the morning. Cloud will thicken in the afternoon Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Cloud will continue to thicken in the evening bringing some patchy rain. This clears east early in the night to leave a dry but cloudy and mild night. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Tuesday:

A dry but cloudy morning. Outbreaks of rain in the afternoon, turning heavy and persistent by the end of the day. Southerly winds strengthening through the day. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Further occasionally heavy rain and strong winds on Wednesday. This clears to frequent blustery showers on Thursday and Friday with fresh to strong westerly winds.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

Staying unsettled and often windy into the start of this period. All areas are likely to see showers or longer spells of rain at times. Some snow is likely over northern hills. Western areas will be wettest with eastern areas seeing more prolonged, drier interludes. Temperatures around average. Into the following week there is a chance of more settled, drier and brighter conditions in southern areas, but overall, most are likely to observe alternations between wet and rainy weather, interspersed with settled conditions. There remains a potential for strong winds, with these most likely across the west and northwest of the UK. Temperatures are expected to remain around average with overnight frosts still possible, especially during settled interludes.

Updated:

Into the latter part of March, unsettled conditions are likely to be increasingly confined to the north and west of the UK, with the south and east probably seeing more settled conditions. Into the beginning of April, there is a chance that the settled conditions will become more widespread to bring some drier spells of weather for most. Temperatures are most likely to remain near to or slightly above average, with any colder or cooler intervals short-lived.

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