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.
Some sunny spells today but there will be a good deal of cloud about. The day will be dry apart from a few isolated light showers, mainly near the east coast. Highs of 8 to 11 Celsius in moderate north to northeast breezes, which will become light this evening. Coolest near the east coast.
Cold tonight with some clear spell and light breezes. Dry in most parts but a few light showers are possible near the east coast. Lows of 1 to 3 Celsius generally but dipping to zero or -1 where breaks in cloud persist for a time, with some patchy frost. Some mist or fog patches will develop also.
Any frost, mist or fog will clear on Tuesday morning. A largely dry day with some well scattered showers, mainly near the east coast. There will be some bright or sunny spells but cloudy periods also. High of 8 to 11 Celsius in light to moderate north to northeast breezes. Again it will be coolest near the coast.
Dry in most areas for the rest of today, apart from the isolated light shower, mainly in the north and east of the country. A good deal of cloud about but a few limited bright or sunny spells will break through. Cold, with maximum temperatures of 8 to 11 Celsius, in light to moderate northerly breezes.
Tonight will be mainly dry, with clear spells, but a few light showers are possible along north and east facing coasts. A few mist or fog patches also. Cold, with minimum temperatures of 1 to 4 Celsius generally, but falling to 0 or minus 1 degree Celsius where any breaks in cloud occur, with some frost.
Tomorrow, Tuesday, will see little change. It will remain mostly dry, with some bright or sunny spells, but cloudy periods also. A few scattered light showers will occur also, mainly in the northwest, north and east. Maximum temperatures 8 to 11 Celsius, in light to moderate north to northeast breezes.
Tuesday night will be cold and mainly dry. There'll be some clear spells, but a fair amount of cloud also with some patches of mist and drizzle. Lowest temperatures of 1 to 4 degrees. Wednesday will be mainly dry and mostly cloudy. The best of any sunny breaks will be in the east and south. It will be cloudier in the west and north, with perhaps the odd light shower. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees with moderate northwest breezes. Wednesday night will be mainly dry. However, rain will develop in the northwest overnight. Lowest temperatures of 1 to 4 degrees. Thursday will start off dry in the east and south. However, outbreaks of rain and drizzle in the west and north will gradually spread southeastwards through the day. Amounts will be small. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees with moderate to fresh west to northwest winds. On Friday, after a mainly dry start, outbreaks of rain and drizzle will spread from the west. Amounts will be small. It will be a milder day with highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees and moderate southwest breezes. Saturday will be mostly cloudy with rain spreading southeastwards over the country, possibly heavy for a time in the northwest, but lighter elsewhere. Highest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees. At the moment, Sunday looks like being mainly dry, while the early days of next week will be mixed with rain at times.
North to northeast winds will occasionally reach force 6 today and for a time tonight on Irish coasts from Wicklow Head to Carnsore Point to Hook Head and also on coasts from Valentia to Slyne Head to Erris Head.
Issued: 30 March 2020 11:00
North, 16 Knots, Cloudy, 11 Miles, 1042, Falling slowly
North, 14 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1040, Falling slowly
North-Northeast, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 1.3 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1039, Falling slowly
North, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1040, Falling
Northeast, 21 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1041, Falling
Northeast, 14 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1042, Falling
North, 11 Knots, Fair, 15 Miles, 1043, Falling slowly
North-Northeast, 16 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1044, Falling slowly
North-Northeast, 16 Knots, Wave height not available, 1039, Falling slowly
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North, 17 Knots, Wave height not available, 1045, Falling slowly
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Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Tuesday 31 March 2020. Issued at 1200 Monday 30 March 2020.
Meteorological Situation at 0900: An anticyclone of 1050 hPa, centered to the northwest of Ireland, is generating a mostly moderate to fresh northerly airflow over Ireland.
Wind: Northerly, force 4 or 5, possibly reaching force 6 at times in the east and northeast, gradually becoming mainly north to northeast and decreasing force 4 tonight, later decreasing force 3 or 4, mainly between northeast and northwest in direction.
Wind: North to northeast, force 4 to 6, strongest today in the southeast and in the west, becoming mainly northeast force 4 to 6 by early tonight, later decreasing northeast force 4 or 5.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Wednesday 1 April 2020: Winds mostly moderate to fresh, between northeast and northwest, but strong for a time in the south, becoming mostly moderate north to northwest on Tuesday night. Mainly fair weather, but scattered showers will occur, mainly in the northwest, north and east.