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Today
Clear sky
Today 3°C
Tomorrow
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25 Jan
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Today Saturday 3°C Clear sky 14km/h W
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Tomorrow Sunday 2°C Rain 7km/h NE
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25 January Monday 4°C Fair 29km/h W
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26 January Tuesday 4°C Rain 1mm
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27 January Wednesday 9°C Rain 1mm
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TV Forecasts

Overview

Leinster

Tonight

Very cold this evening and tonight with a sharp frost and icy patches forming early in the night. It will be dry in most areas with clear spells, however isolated wintry showers may drift into north Leinster. Lowest temperatures of -3 to -1 degrees. Some mist and fog patches will form in light westerly winds.

Tomorrow

A cold start tomorrow morning with frost and ice slow to clear. There will be isolated wintry showers in the morning in north Leinster, but most areas will have a dry and bright day. Highest temperatures of just 2 to 4 degrees, with a moderate westerly breeze.

National

Tonight

Very cold tonight with a widespread sharp frost and icy conditions. Frequent showers of hail, sleet and snow in the north and northwest. Showers isolated elsewhere, mostly dry in the south and east. Lowest temperatures of -3 to -1 degrees generally, dipping lower locally. Fog patches will develop in a light westerly breeze.

Tomorrow

Saturday will have a very cold start with frost and ice persisting for much of the morning. The wintry showers will linger in the north for a time, otherwise it will be dry with good spells of winter sunshine. Becoming cloudier however in the afternoon with rain, sleet and snow moving into the southwest and west by evening extending eastwards. Westerly breezes will be light, backing south in the evening. Highest temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees.

Outlook

SUMMARY: Cold for the remainder of this weekend and to start next week. Sleet and snow on Saturday night will clear eastwards, with a mix of showers and clear spells following for Sunday and Monday. Turning unsettled but milder for the rest of next week. SATURDAY NIGHT: Cold on Saturday night with a band of sleet and snow in the west moving eastwards across the country, with accumulations in many areas. The rain, sleet and snow will gradually clear into the Irish Sea towards morning. Frost and ice will develop as it clears, with lowest temperatures of -3 to 0 degrees in a light breeze. SUNDAY: Another cold day on Sunday with sunny spells and scattered showers, mainly in the north and west where some will be of sleet or snow. Showers will drift further inland through the afternoon and evening. Highest temperatures of 3 to 5 degrees in a moderate west to southwest breeze. Cold on Sunday night and dry in many areas with showers easing. Lowest temperatures of +3 to -1 degrees with frost forming. MONDAY: A largely dry and bright day on Monday, with showers becoming more isolated and long sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in a light to moderate westerly breeze. Gradually becoming cloudy on Monday night with rain pushing into the west and southwest later in the night. Lowest temperatures of -3 to +1 degrees with frost and icy patches forming in a moderate southerly breeze. TUESDAY: Turning unsettled on Tuesday with widespread rain, turning to sleet or snow for a time as it meets the colder air. A milder day over the southern half of the country with highest afternoon temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees, but remaining cold over the northern half of the country with highest afternoon temperatures of just 2 to 5 degrees. Outbreaks of rain will continue on Tuesday night. However, it will be a milder night with lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees. FURTHER OUTLOOK: Continuing milder but unsettled for the rest of next week, with outbreaks of rain and breezy conditions.

Weather Warnings

Yellow
Snow-ice Warning for Ireland

Falls of hail, sleet and snow. Icy and hazardous conditions.

Issued: 22 January 2021 12:00

Validity: 23 January 2021 18:00 to 24 January 2021 12:00

Yellow
Snow-ice Warning for Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo

Falls of hail, sleet and snow. Icy and hazardous conditions.

Issued: 22 January 2021 12:00

Validity: 22 January 2021 12:00 to 23 January 2021 12:00

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

Northwesterly winds will reach force 6 or higher at times overnight (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday) on Irish coasts from Slyne Head to Bloody Foreland to Fair Head.

Issued: 22 January 2021 17:00

Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

Southwest, 12 Knots, Recent drizzle, 15 Miles, 991, Rising slowly

Dublin Airport

West, 10 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 992, Rising slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West-Northwest, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 2.5 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 995, Rising slowly

Roches Point Automatic

West, 6 Knots, Gust 21 Knots, Recent rain, 26 Miles, 995, Rising slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Northwest, 7 Knots, Recent drizzle, 21 Miles, 996, Steady

Valentia Automatic

West, 7 Knots, Fair, 24 Miles, 996, Steady

Mace Head Automatic

North-Northwest, 6 Knots, Gust 24 Knots, Fair, 14 Miles, 994, Rising slowly

Belmullet Automatic

Northwest, 12 Knots, Rain shower, 10 Miles, 994, Rising slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

West, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, 991, Rising slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Northwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht: 3.4 m, 996, Falling slowly

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

North, 17 Knots, Wave ht: 4.3 m, 993, Rising slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

Northeast, 7 Knots, Wave ht: 4.8 m, 997, Steady

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast until 1800 Saturday 23 January 2021. Issued at 1800 Friday 22 January 2021.

Meteorological Situation at 1500: A depression of 966 hPa centred over Norway, maintains a mainly fresh and unstable northwesterly airflow over Ireland with embedded troughs in the flow.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Slyne Head to Malin Head to Howth Head and for the north Irish Sea

Wind: Northwesterly force 4 or 5 and gusty. Soon increasing force 5 or 6 and gusty. Later becoming cyclonic variable force 2 to 4 west of Bloody Foreland

Weather: Scattered heavy and blustery showers with the risk of isolated thunderstorms and hail.

Visibility: Mainly good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Howth Head to Roches Point to Slyne Head and for the south Irish Sea

Wind: North to northwest force 4 or 5 and gusty. Soon decreasing force 2 or 3 from Mizen Head to Valentia to Slyne Head. Later becoming westerly force 3 to 5 and gusty, strongest in southwestern sea areas.

Weather: Mostly fair with isolated showers, some heavy and blustery with the risk of hail.

Visibility: Mainly good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Sunday 24 January 2021: Becoming fresh to strong and gusty cyclonic variable Saturday night, reaching near gale in southwestern sea areas but remaining mainly westerly on northern sea areas. Becoming fresh to strong and gusty northwesterly through Sunday, reaching near gale in northwestern sea areas towards the end of the period. Weather: Scattered, blustery showers with risks of hail and isolated thunderstorms. Rain and sleet in western sea areas Saturday evening, tracking eastwards and clearing to showers Sunday evening.

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