HEADLINE:Gales soon easing and becoming drier tonight. Rain on Wednesday.
THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT:A few squally showers this evening, mainly over counties Derry, Antrim and North Down where gales persist briefly, but gradually dry, much less windy conditions with clear spells will develop across all areas. However rain will reach Fermanagh around dawn. Minimum temperature 4 deg C (39 deg F).
WEDNESDAY:A cloudy morning with outbreaks of rain in the west soon developing widely, a few heavier bursts before noon, then staying dull and damp. Milder with fresh southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 13 deg C (55 deg F).
OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY TO SATURDAY:Staying fairly cloudy with patchy rain on Thursday. Mainly dry with sunny spells on Friday. Dry and sunny on Saturday but becoming cloudier later.