Met Éireann's Waterford weather forecast for the week ahead

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Met Éireann's Waterford weather for the week ahead

Met Éireann's Waterford weather for the week ahead

After a week of warm weather, Met Éireann has said there is "no end in sight" to the current heatwave. They predict another week of warm weather with temperatures in the mid-20s.

On Monday, early cloud will clear in Waterford and open up a warm and mostly sunny day with light to moderate northeast breezes. The highest temperatures will be 25 to 28 degrees, but it will be warmest inland. Monday night will be dry with clear spells with lowest temperatures of 13 to 15 degrees.

Tuesday will continue warm, dry and mostly sunny with light to moderate easterly breezes. Highest temperatures of 24 to 28 degrees, warmest in the west. Tuesday night will be mostly dry with clear spells. A few showers are possible near the south coast. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 15 degrees. 

Wednesday will be warm, sunny and dry apart from a slight risk of one or two isolated showers. Highest temperatures of 22 to 28 degrees with light variable breezes, warmest in Leinster, although Waterford can expect temperatures of between 20 and 24 degrees. 

Thursday will be a cooler day with a fair amount of cloud and some sunny intervals. It will be mainly dry, but there may be a little patchy drizzle in the west and north and a risk of some showers in Munster and south Leinster in the afternoon. Highest temperatures ranging from 16 degrees in the northwest to 25 degrees in east Munster and south Leinster. Winds will mostly light northwesterly in direction. 

Friday will be dry with sunny spells and little or no wind. Highest temperatures of 18 to 24 degrees, coolest along coasts and warmest in the midlands.

Saturday will be warm and mainly dry with sunny spells. There's a chance of one or two isolated showers. Highest temperatures of 20 to 26 degrees with light to moderate southwest breezes. It will be coolest along the west coast and warmest in the east. 

Sunday will continue warm and mainly dry with highest temperatures of 20 to 25 degrees, while early indications suggest the warm weather will continue for a third week with Met Éireann warning of drought-like conditions. Irish Water have suggested restrictions will be in place throughout the country.

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