Yellow wind warning for 12 counties liftedWeather
Wind and high seas overnight have led to localised flooding at the Gibraltar road in Sligo and resulted in stones being thrown by the waves onto the promenade area in Strandhill.
A dry and bright evening with light east or northeast winds.
Tonight will be dry for most areas though a few showers may affect eastern coasts. Mist will form in the near calm conditions. Lows of 6 to 8 degrees.
Tomorrow will be another mostly dry day with hazy sunshine. Becoming warm with top afternoon temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees in light southerly breezes. There will be a chance of some showery rain in the north of the province towards evening.
Dry with a mix of cloud and late spells of evening sunshine. Winds generally light to moderate, east to southeast in direction.
Tonight will be dry with a mix of cloud and clear spells. A few patches of mist will form under slack breezes with a few fog patches developing also mainly in parts of Munster. Lows of 6 to 9 degrees.
Most of tomorrow will be dry with warm spells of sunshine. However a few showers may develop in the afternoon. Top temperatures generally between 15 and 20 degrees but temperatures possibly a degree higher in parts of the east under prolonged spells of sunshine. Breezes light and variable in direction.
Mostly cloudy and close on Friday night with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Some patches of mist and fog also. Lows of 9 to 11 degrees with light southerly breezes veering southwest. Mostly cloudy to begin on Saturday with patchy drizzle dying out and low cloud and mist lifting to give a few brighter intervals. Further showery rain will develop in places, however, again through the afternoon and evening. Highs of 12 to 17 degrees, warmest in the east and south in light to moderate westerly breezes. Saturday night will bring showers or longer spells of rain with lows of 5 to 8 degrees. Easter Sunday will bring some showery rain at times, but occasional drier and brighter intervals too. Maximum temperatures closer to average at 13 to 15 degrees with a northeast breeze setting in. Monday will be a cooler day with moderate to fresh and gusty east to northeast winds but it will be mainly dry with sunny periods. Max temps ranging from 10 degrees in the northeast to 14 degrees in the southwest. Monday night will be cold with clear spells and some frost likely. Tuesday and Wednesday next week look mainly dry with sunny spells and a little milder, though nights will be cool with some mist and fog and ground frost.
Southerly winds will reach force 6 this afternoon on Irish coasts from Slyne Head to northeast of Erris Head.
Issued: 7 April 2020 17:00
East, 17 Knots, Fair, 11 Miles, 1023, Falling slowly
East, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 11 Miles, 1023, Falling slowly
East-Northeast, 6 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1022, Falling slowly
East-Southeast, 10 Knots, Fair, 12 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
East-Southeast, 13 Knots, Fair, 14 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
South, 7 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly
Southeast, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 24 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly
North-Northeast, 5 Knots, Fair, 10 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
Northeast, 8 Knots, Wave height not available, 1023, Falling slowly
East-Southeast, 16 Knots, Wave height not available, 1020, Falling slowly
Southeast, 1 Knots, Wave height not available, 1022, Falling slowly
Report not available
Sea Area Forecast until 1800 Friday 10 April 2020. Issued at 1800 Thursday 9 April 2020.
Meteorological Situation at 1500: An anticyclone of 1031hPa centred to the east of Scotland generates a light to moderate southeast to east airflow over Ireland.
Wind: East to southeast force 3 to 5, soon east to southeast or variable force 2 to 4, later variable force 2 to 3.
Wind: Southeast or variable force 2 to 4, soon south to southeast force 3 to 4, later variable force 2 to 3.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Saturday 11 April 2020: Light to moderate and variable winds becoming fresh for a time in northern sea areas Saturday. Isolated showers evening, mist and fog patches also.