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Weather.

Today
Partly cloudy
Today 9°C
Tomorrow
Light rain
Thursday 8°C
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Cloudy
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Tomorrow Thursday 8°C Light rain 23km/h W
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TV Forecasts.

Overview.

Leinster

Today

The day will start mainly dry with sunny spells. Showers will spread from the west during the day and some will be heavy. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in moderate to fresh southerly winds.

Tonight

Showers will become light and isolated tonight with good clear spells. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 7 degrees in moderate southwest breezes.

Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Thursday will see further showers in the morning, but it will become mainly dry in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees. Moderate to fresh southwest will ease through the afternoon.

National

Today

Some bright or sunny spells today - best in eastern areas this morning, but blustery showers also. These will become fairly widespread. Many will be heavy, especially in the western half of the country, where some will be prolonged, with a chance of hail or thunder. Top temperatures of 7 to 10 C. Moderate to fresh and gusty southwest winds will be strong at times on the west and southwest coasts.

Tonight

Cool and breezy tonight, with clear spells and showers. Some heavy and of hail in parts of the southwest and west. The best of the clear spells will be in more eastern areas. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 C., in fresh southwest winds.

Tomorrow

Sunny spells and occasional showers tomorrow. The showers will be fairly widespread for a time , some heavy with a chance of hail also, but more scattered away from Ulster and north Connacht later in the afternoon. In the evening, some heavy rain will arrive in the southwest. Top afternoon temperatures of 6 to 10 C., best in the southwest. Moderate to fresh southwest winds will ease towards evening.

Outlook

During Thursday evening and night a spell of rain is expected to move northeastwards over the country with strong westerly winds later. It will turn cold in the north with a touch of frost, but elsewhere temperatures will rise overnight.The rain will gradually clear the Ulster coast on Friday morning and it will be bright for a time with sunny spells. However, further showers or longer spells of rain will develop during the afternoon and evening. Highest temperatures from 8 degrees in the north to 13 degrees in the south. Temperatures will stay above freezing overnight.It will stay unsettled over the weekend with Saturday looking to be the best of the two days with just a little rain. On Sunday, longer spells of rain seem likely. Temperatures by day will be between 8 and 12 degrees and winds will be no more than moderate.It is likely to stay quite mild and changeable in the run up to Christmas.

Marine Weather Warnings

Yellow
Gale Warning

Westerly winds will occasionally reach gale force later today on Irish coasts from Mizen Head to Valentia to Slyne Head.

Issued: 19 December 2018 05:00

Yellow
Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds will reach force 6 or higher today on Irish coasts from Slyne Head to Malin Head to Mizen Head.

Issued: 19 December 2018 05:00

Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

South, 20 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 991, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

South-Southwest, 7 Knots, Fine, 16 Miles, 996, Steady

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

Southwest, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 3.9 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 998, Steady

Roches Point Automatic

West-Southwest, 12 Knots, NA, 8 Miles, 997, Steady

Sherkin Island Automatic

Southwest, 15 Knots, Gust 36 Knots, Recent drizzle, 5 Miles, 997, Steady

Valentia Automatic

Southwest, 18 Knots, Mod rain shower, 3 Miles, 995, Steady

Mace Head Automatic

Southwest, 25 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Recent drizzle, 5 Miles, 990, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

Southwest, 18 Knots, Gust 36 Knots, Mod rain shower, 6 Miles, 989, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Southwest, 17 Knots, Wave height not available, 996, Steady

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

West-Southwest, 25 Knots, Gust 38 Knots, Wave ht: 5.9 m, 997, Steady

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

Report not available

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West-Southwest, 24 Knots, Gust 41 Knots, Wave ht: 6.5 m, 987, Rising slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Thursday 20 December 2018 issued at 0600 Wednesday 19 December 2018.

Meteorological Situation at 0300: A large complex area of low pressure to the northwest of Ireland is generating an unstable southwest airflow over Ireland, with showery troughs embedded in the flow.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Mizen Head to Erris Head.

Wind: Southwest force 5 to 7, strongest in the west. Veering west later and touching gale force in the southwest for a time.

Weather: Showers, some heavy with a risk of thunder and hail.

Visibility: Poor in heavy showers, otherwise good.

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

Wind: South to southwest force 5 to 7, decreasing force 4 to 6 later, lightest in the north. Then veering west force 5 to 6 by the end of the period.

Weather: Showers, some heavy with a risk of thunder and hail.

Visibility: Poor in heavy showers, otherwise good.

Warning of heavy swell: On Atlantic coasts.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Friday 21 December 2018: Strong to near gale force westerly winds, moderating for a time but increasing up to gale force again later. Isolated showers followed by rain.

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