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Today Wednesday 6°C Heavy rain 2mm
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Tomorrow Thursday 5°C Partly cloudy 21km/h W
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22 January Friday 4°C Cloudy 17km/h W
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TV Forecasts

Overview

Leinster

Tonight

Continuing wet and breezy with rain becoming lighter through the course of the evening. Further outbreaks of rain will continue tonight mainly in the south but will spread to most places overnight. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 5 degrees Celsius in light to moderate southwest breezes veering light northwesterly overnight.

Tomorrow

Tomorrow will start dull and wet for most places but rain will gradually become confined to the east and southeast of the province throughout the morning and afternoon. Remaining cloudy throughout the day along eastern counties as rain lingers. There will be some falls of sleet or snow on high ground before clearing eastwards. Highest temperatures of 3 to 7 degrees Celsius in light to moderate north to northwest winds.

National

Tonight

Outbreaks of rain will continue overnight with some sleet possible in northern areas. Lowest temperatures of zero to 3 degrees over the northern half of the country and ranging 4 to 7 degrees further south.

Tomorrow

On Wednesday, rain will continue in Leinster and east Munster. It will be heavy at times and will turn to sleet or snow in parts of Leinster in the afternoon, especially on high ground. It will be brighter in Ulster and Connacht with sunny spells and scattered showers, some wintry. Highest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees with moderate northwest breezes.

Outlook

SUMMARY: Turning colder for the rest of the week with widespread frosts at night. Showery conditions, with falls of rain, sleet and hail. Good sunny spells too. Wednesday night: Rain along eastern coasts at first, with some sleet and snow on high ground in the Irish Sea. Scattered blustery showers, mainly in the western half of the country will also turn wintry at times overnight. A frost will set in with good clear spells and lowest temperatures of -2 to +2 degrees in a light to moderate westerly wind, fresher on western and southern coasts. Thursday: A cool day with good sunny spells. Widespread showers over the western half of the country, more scattered further east will bring a risk of hail and some wintry falls. Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in mainly moderate westerly winds. Thursday night: Showers will become mostly confined to northern and western coastal counties overnight as westerly winds ease. Lowest temperatures of -1 to +1 degrees. Friday: Good sunny spells generally, but staying cloudier in the south. Showers most frequent along Atlantic coastal counties with well scattered showers further inland. Highest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees in light or near calm conditions. Turning very cold through the evening with a widespread frost setting in. Showers will continue in the northwest overnight. Lowest temperatures of -4 to -1 degrees in light breezes allowing fog to develop. Weekend: Remaining cold over the weekend with sunny spells and scattered showers with wintry falls. Highest temperatures ranging from 2 to 6 degrees. Widespread frost both nights with temperatures dropping to -4 degrees in places.

Weather Advisories

Yellow
Weather Advisory for Ireland

Turning colder from Wednesday with weather conditions becoming increasingly wintry for the rest of the week. Risk of frost and icy conditions, with falls of sleet or snow at times.

Issued: 19 January 2021 14:00

Validity: 20 January 2021 00:00 to 24 January 2021 23:59

Yellow
Weather Advisory for Ireland

Turning colder from Wednesday with weather conditions becoming increasingly wintry for the rest of the week. Risk of frost and icy conditions, with falls of sleet or snow at times.

Issued: 19 January 2021 14:00

Validity: 20 January 2021 00:00 to 24 January 2021 23:59

Marine Weather Warnings

Yellow
Small Craft Warning

1. Southwest winds will reach force 6 or higher this morning on coasts from Howth Head to Carnsore Point to Roches Pt

2. Northwest winds will increase to force 6 or higher this evening (Wednesday) on coasts from Roches Pt to Valentia to Erris Head and will extend to all Irish coasts tonight.

Issued: 20 January 2021 06:00

Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

West-Northwest, 3 Knots, Light rain, 4 Miles, 983, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

West-Northwest, 8 Knots, Light drizzle, 4 Miles, 983, Steady

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

South-Southwest, 15 Knots, Wave ht: 3.4 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 2 Miles, 983, Falling

Roches Point Automatic

Southwest, 7 Knots, Light rain, 1.0 Miles, 982, Falling

Sherkin Island Automatic

Southwest, 2 Knots, Fog thinning, 0.2 Miles, 982, Falling

Valentia Automatic

North-Northeast, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 983, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

North, 7 Knots, Fair, 8 Miles, 984, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

North-Northwest, 3 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 984, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

North-Northwest, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 1.6 m, 982, Steady

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

North, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 3.4 m, 983, Falling slowly

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

North-Northwest, 8 Knots, Wave ht: 2.7 m, 984, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

North-Northwest, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 2.7 m, 989, Falling slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Thursday 21 January 2021. Issued at 0600 Wednesday 20 January 2021.

Meteorological Situation at 0300: A complex area of low pressure covers Ireland. An associated cold front moves slowly southwards over the country. There is a fresh to strong southwest airflow to the east and south of the front. A moderate northerly airflow follows behind the front.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Howth Head to Carnsore Pt to Mizen Head and for the south Irish Sea

Wind: Southwest force 5 or 6, veering northerly force 4 or 5 by noon, increasing northwest force 5 or 6 this evening, becoming westerly force 6 or 7 overnight.

Weather: Rain, heavy at times, clearing eastwards this evening

Visibility: Moderate or poor, increasing good as rain clears.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Erris Head to Howth Head and for the north Irish Sea

Wind: Northerly force 3 or 4, becoming north to northwest force 4 to 6 this afternoon, strongest south of Erris Head, increasing force 5 to 7 for all of the region tonight.

Weather: Rain this morning clearing from western coasts with scattered showers following. Rain continuing in the east and on the Irish Sea

Visibility: Moderate or poor in rain or showers, otherwise good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Friday 22 January 2021: Fresh to strong west to northwest winds with gales at times on the east Irish Sea, later decreasing moderate to fresh north to northwest. Widespread wintry showers with a risk of hail and thunder.

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