A series of weather warnings have been issued for tomorrow with more unsettled weather forecast across the country.

A Status Orange wind warning has been issued for Donegal, Mayo and Galway for between 11am and 3pm.

Met Éireann said: "South to southwest winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h with severe gusts in excess of 110km/h in the west.

"Where winds are onshore, there is a risk of coastal flooding."

High seas Dun Laoghaire
High wind and high tide led to the waves crashing over the walls of Dún Laoghaire East Pier

There is also a Status Yellow wind warning for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford.

It will be in effect from 5am to 5pm and Met Éireann is warning that it will be "very windy with southerly winds reaching mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h and gusts of 90 to 110km/h".

It added: "Where winds are onshore there is a risk of coastal flooding around high tide."

Another Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon and Tipperary.

It will be in effect from 6am to 4pm tomorrow and bring winds of 50-60km/h and gusts of 80-90km/h.

More than 8,000 homes, farms and businesses were left without power this morning due to poor weather conditions overnight.

ESB Networks said that by this afternoon 3,200 were without power and that crews are working to restore supply to those in areas most affected.

Areas most effected include counties Mayo and Louth following strong winds, icy temperatures and sleet and snow showers.

AA Roadwatch has urged drivers to exercise caution, due to hazardous road conditions in many parts of the country. 

It has reported multiple collisions on the M1, with icy conditions and snowfall affecting the route.

Gardaí in the north-east have also urged motorists to take extreme care on the roads after a number of collisions, including an eight-car pile up on the M3 in Co Meath.

No injuries were reported in the crash which happened between Junction 6 and 7.

Meanwhile, Dublin Port Company temporarily closed access to the Great South Wall and the North Bull Wall Bridge due to high tides and gale force winds.