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National Summary

Today

Cloudy and misty for the rest of the night, with patches of rain and drizzle becoming more widespread. Some hill and coastal fog so. Lowest temperatures 10 to 13 C., in freshening west to southwest winds.

Tomorrow

Saturday will begin cloudy and misty, especially over the southern half of the country, with scattered patches of drizzle, rain and fog. But brighter weather over Ulster, will extend southwards by afternoon. A few showers in northern areas, but dry elsewhere. Fresh and breezy with top temperatures of 14 to 16 C., over Ulster and Connacht, but 17 to 20 C., elsewhere. Moderate to fresh westerly winds, will be strong for a time on northern coasts.

Outlook

HEADLINE: Cool and changeable, with showers or longer spells of heavy rain at times. Sunday night: Cloudy and misty, with rain fairly widespread, persistent and locally heavy. Some hill and coastal fog also. But some dry clear spells early on over Ulster. Winds moderate and cyclonic variable in direction. Lowest temperatures 6 to 10 C., coolest over Ulster. Cloudy and misty on Monday, with further rain, persistent and heavy in places. Some hill and coastal fog too. Cool, with top temperatures only 14 to 17 C., in light to moderate southeast to easterly breezes. Further rain or showers overnight and for much of Tuesday, still heavy in places. Some hill and coastal fog also. Top temperatures 16 to 19 C., in moderate cyclonic variable breezes. The period from Wednesday to Friday looks set to stay on cool, with the showery conditions set to persist also. Many of these showers will be heavy and prolonged. Slack breezes on Wednesday, but stiff northwesterlies are expected thereafter.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

West-Southwest, 19 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1010, Steady

Dublin Airport

West, 15 Knots, Gust 25 Knots, Fair, 13 Miles, 1012, Rising slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West-Southwest, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 1.9 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1015, Rising slowly

Roches Point Automatic

Southwest, 9 Knots, Mist, 4 Miles, 1015, Rising slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

West, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1016, Rising slowly

Valentia Automatic

West, 6 Knots, Mist, 1.6 Miles, 1016, Rising slowly

Mace Head Automatic

West, 14 Knots, Rain shower, 11 Miles, 1013, Rising slowly

Belmullet Automatic

West-Southwest, 12 Knots, Cloudy, 5 Miles, 1011, Steady

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Wind Direction Not available, Wind Speed Not available Knots, Wave ht: 1 m, 1012, Rising slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

West, 10 Knots, Wave ht: 2.5 m, 1016, Rising slowly

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

West, 13 Knots, Wave height not available, 1011, Steady

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 2.1 m, 1013, Rising 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

Westerly winds will occasionally reach force 6 or higher overnight and for a time on Saturday, on Irish coasts from Erris Head to Malin Head to Carlingford Lough.

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