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.
Today will be a mainly dry day with hazy sunny spells. Highs of 15 to 18 degrees generally though a few degrees cooler near coasts, in light to moderate east to southeast breezes.
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 a warm and humid day with some showery rain in places. Overall though a lot of dry weather with some hazy sunshine. Top temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees in light southerly breezes.
It will be a warm day with a mix of cloud and hazy sunshine, isolated light showers may develop in Connacht towards evening. Afternoon highs of 16 to 19 degrees, however cooler in sea breezes near coasts, especially in the south and east. Winds generally light to moderate, east to southeasterly.
Tonight, any remaining showers will die out and it will be mainly dry, apart from a little coastal drizzle. Low cloud, mist and fog will return, with lows of 6 to 9 degrees, in light variable breezes.
Tomorrow will be another warm day with some brighter interludes and hazy sunshine but cloudier than recent days. Some showery rain will develop in places, with the driest conditions persisting in the southeast. Top temperatures will range from 15 to 20 degrees in light southerly or variable breezes.
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
Southeast, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 5 Miles, 1025, Steady
East, 10 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1025, Rising slowly
East-Northeast, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1023, Rising slowly
East, 12 Knots, Fair, 21 Miles, 1023, Steady
East, 7 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1022, Steady
East-Southeast, 4 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 1022, Steady
Southeast, 9 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1023, Steady
South, 3 Knots, Fair, 13 Miles, 1023, Steady
East-Northeast, 8 Knots, Wave height not available, 1025, Steady
East-Southeast, 15 Knots, Wave height not available, 1022, Rising slowly
East-Southeast, 11 Knots, Wave height not available, 1023, Steady
Report not available
Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Friday 10 April 2020. Issued at 1200 Thursday 9 April 2020.
Meteorological Situation at 0900: An anticyclone of 1029hPa centred Over Scotland will drift slowly eastwards as a southerly airflow sets in over the country. A weak weather front off the north coast will edge away northwards.
Wind: East to southeast force 3 to 5.
Wind: Northeast to east force 2 to 4 soon becoming variable.
Wind: Southeast or variable force 2 to 4.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Saturday 11 April 2020: Light to moderate and variable winds becoming fresh for a time in northern sea areas early Saturday. Scattered outbreaks of rain or drizzle, occasionally heavier showers in the north and east Friday evening, mist and fog patches also.