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Weather.

Today
Light rain
Today 13°C
Tomorrow
Cloudy
Saturday 11°C
24 Mar
Fair
Sunday 11°C
25 Mar
Cloudy
Monday 9°C
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Cloudy
Tuesday 10°C
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Wednesday 10°C
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Today Friday 13°C Light rain 22km/h W
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Tomorrow Saturday 11°C Cloudy 3km/h NW
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24 March Sunday 11°C Fair 21km/h NW
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25 March Monday 9°C Cloudy 12km/h N
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26 March Tuesday 10°C Cloudy 15km/h W
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TV Forecasts.

Overview.

Leinster

Today

This morning will be mostly cloudy with rain spreading eastwards during the morning and early afternoon, accompanied by fresh to strong southerly winds. The rain will clear to a few scattered showers with some sunny spells developing in the afternoon. Mid day temperatures will be 9 to 12 degrees but it will turn cooler and fresher with the clearance as winds veer west to northwesterly and moderate.

Tonight

Cold tonight with clear periods and mainly dry. Overnight lows of 0 to 3 degrees Celsius and a sharp frost with some mist or fog patches also.

Tomorrow

A cool, mostly dry and bright day on Saturday with sunny spells after early mist or fog clears. Winds light and afternoon highs of 8 to 10 degrees Celsius.

National

Today

Breezy and mostly cloudy this morning. Dry in eastern areas at first, but rain over Connacht, west Ulster and west Munster will become widespread by lunchtime. A clearance will follow from the west this afternoon. Some bright or short sunny spells developing and dry apart from a few showers in the northwest. Temperatures of 9 to 12 C., this morning, but turning fresher in the clearance, as the stiff southwest winds veer westerly and moderate.

Tonight

Cold tonight with clear periods and mainly dry, apart from a few showers near northern coasts. Overnight lows of zero to 3 C., wit some frost and patches of mist or shallow fog as winds fall off light variable.

Tomorrow

A cool, bright day for Saturday. Rather cloudy overall, but some hazy sunshine breaking through at times. few showers over parts of north Ulster, but dry elsewhere. Winds light or moderate westerly or variable and afternoon highs of 7 to 9 C.

Outlook

Cold and mainly dry on Saturday night with a widespread sharp to severe frost away from Northern and Northwestern coastal areas, and patchy mist or fog forming in light winds. Overnight lows will range from 0 to 3 degrees Celsius.Sunday will be rather cool, dry and bright in most places, with frost, mist and fog clearing during the morning. Cloudier, though in Northern counties with showery outbreaks of rain developing. Highs of 8 to 10 degrees Celsius with moderate West to Northwest breezes, fresher along the North coast. Some frost in southern counties on Sunday night with temperatures falling close to freezing, but cloudier skies further north should prevent significant frost, but some patchy mist and fog may form.Monday: A cloudy start in many areas with some showers in parts of the north and northeast in the morning. Mostly dry in the afternoon with cloud breaking and some sunny spells developing, best in southern areas. Highs of 10 or 11 degrees Celsius in light variable winds. Frost overnightMostly dry settled weather looks likely for the rest of the week with light winds and variable cloud, daytime highs of 11 to 13 degrees Celsius, some frost by night when skies are clear. Some mist and fog patches overnight and in the early mornings also.

Marine Weather Warnings

Yellow
Small Craft Warning

1. South to southwest winds will reach force 6 or higher for a time today on Irish coasts from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head.
2. West winds will reach force 6 or higher today, on Irish coasts from Slyne Head to Rossan Point to Fair Head.

Issued: 22 March 2019 10:00

Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

Southwest, 18 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Recent drizzle, 8 Miles, 1015, Rising slowly

Dublin Airport

Southwest, 13 Knots, Gust 27 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

South-Southwest, 18 Knots, Wave ht: 1.6 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1025, Steady

Roches Point Automatic

South-Southwest, 18 Knots, Mist, 2 Miles, 1023, Rising slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

Southwest, 16 Knots, Gust 26 Knots, Recent drizzle, 5 Miles, 1023, Rising slowly

Valentia Automatic

West, 8 Knots, Gust 24 Knots, Rain shower, 2 Miles, 1023, Rising

Mace Head Automatic

West, 16 Knots, Recent rain, 5 Miles, 1020, Rising

Belmullet Automatic

West, 18 Knots, Light drizzle, 5 Miles, 1018, Rising

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Report not available

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

Report not available

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West-Southwest, 24 Knots, Wave ht: 5.2 m, 1020, Rising

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Saturday 23 March 2019 issued at 1200 Friday 22 March 2019.

Meteorological Situation at 0900: A cold front moves eastwards across Ireland, preceded by a fresh to strong southwest flow. A west to northwest flow follows in its wake; it will moderate later today and tonight and a ridge of high pressure will develop overnight.

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

Wind: South to southwest force 5 to 7 and gusty - strongest on the Irish Sea. Veering west to northwest later this afternoon and decreasing force 3 to 5. Becoming northerly force 3 or 4 overnight.

Weather: Rain and mist clearing eastwards today, mainly fair weather following from the Atlantic this afternoon and evening, apart from scattered showers on northern coasts.

Visibility: Moderate or poor for a time in rain or mist, becoming good later, except in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Erris Head to Fair Head

Wind: Westerly force 5 to 7 and gusty, winds strongest north of Slyne Head. Winds decreasing force 4 to 6 this evening and early tonight, and becoming northwest force 3 or 4 later.

Weather: Rain and mist clearing eastwards today, mainly fair weather following from the Atlantic this afternoon and evening, apart from scattered showers on northern coasts.

Visibility: Moderate or poor for a time in rain or mist, becoming good later, except in showers.

Warning of heavy swell: tonight on Atlantic coasts.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Sunday 24 March 2019: Fresh to strong westerly winds developing on northwest and northern coasts. Otherwise moderate westerly winds. Some showers or rain at times on northern coasts, mainly fair elsewhere.

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