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National Summary

Today

A mostly dry start across the east and southeast, however scattered showers elsewhere, will gradually extend eastwards through the day. Maxima a little below normal, ranging 15 to 19 degrees Celsius. Still feeling mild however during sunny spells this afternoon. Southwesterly breezes will be mostly moderate in strength, but fresh and gusty for a time yet along the north and northwest coastline.

Tonight

Showers will continue to affect western and northwestern counties tonight, merging to longer spells of rain at times there. It will become dry in Leinster and across much of Munster, with clear spells developing, but the showers will start to edge eastwards again towards the end of the night. Minima of 9 to 11 degrees Celsius, in light to moderate southwest breezes.

Tomorrow

A showery day for tomorrow Sunday, widespread and heavy through the day, with the risk of thundery downpours. Some brief sunny spells occurring. Top temperatures will again range 15 to 19 degrees (west to east), in mostly moderate southwest breezes (gusty around downpours though).

Outlook

Outlook: Low pressure will continue to dominate our weather pattern bringing changeable conditions. Sunday night: Showers retreating to Atlantic coastal counties overnight and some clear spells developing. Lowest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees in mainly light to moderate southwest breezes. Monday: Monday will bring further showers and sunny spells. The showers will become widespread and heavy again, with a risk of thunderstorms, particularly in the north and west. Top temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees in a light to moderate west to southwest breeze. Tuesday: Another day of sunshine and showers. The showers will tend to be more prevalent over the northern half of the country with low pressure in the north pulling away to the northeast. Top temperatures in the mid to high teens. Wednesday: A frontal passage will bring wet and blustery conditions to all areas for a time on Wednesday, clearing northeastwards later followed by a somewhat milder, but showery, southwest flow. Afternoon highs in the mid or high teens, possibly nudging 20 degrees in one or two spots. Thursday: A blustery day with a return to sunshine and showers and maximum temperatures generally in the high teens. Friday and next Weekend: The changeable regime looks likely to persist into next weekend.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

Southwest, 18 Knots, Gust 29 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 997, Steady

Dublin Airport

Southwest, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1003, Steady

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West-Southwest, 15 Knots, Wave ht: 1.9 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1006, Steady

Roches Point Automatic

Southwest, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1006, Steady

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Southwest, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1006, Steady

Valentia Automatic

Southwest, 8 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1005, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

West, 26 Knots, Cloudy, 6 Miles, 1002, Steady

Belmullet Automatic

West, 18 Knots, Heavy drizzle, 2 Miles, 1000, Steady

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Southwest, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 1.2 m, 1003, Rising slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

West-Southwest, 22 Knots, Gust 32 Knots, Wave height not available, 997, Rising slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West-Southwest, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 3.0 m, 1002, Falling slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will reach force 6 or higher at times this morning on Irish coasts from Loop Head to Rossan Point to Carlingford Lough. \nThe risk will become confined to Irish coasts from Loop head to Erris Head to Malin Head this afternoon.

Blight Warning

Weather conducive to the spread of potato blight will be prevalent today, this weekend and much of the first week of August.

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