A BARBECUE weekend is in store after forecasters predicted the sunny weather was here to stay.
The region has been drenched in sunshine for the past week and the warm conditions are due to last into Monday at least.
Families are expected to flock to the coast where sea breezes will provide some respite from temperatures of up to 22C.
The whole country looks set to enjoy the conditions with temperatures only slightly cooler on coastlines.
A spokeswoman for the MeteoGroup said: “Saturday is going to be another mainly warm and dry day with plenty of sunshine.
“It will be cooler across the east coast with the sea breeze.
“Temperatures will reach highs of 20 and 21C with lows of between 15-17C at the coast.
“Sunday will be similar but it could stretch to 22C.”