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TV Forecasts

Overview

Leinster

Today

Storm Barra will continue to bring very windy conditions this afternoon with possible severe or damaging gusts. Cold and windy this afternoon with further outbreaks of rain turning to sleet at times. Drier and brighter further south with sunny spells and isolated showers. Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees Celsius, in strong to gale force northwest winds, gradually moderating through the evening hours.

Tonight

Generally dry, calm and clear for a time tonight with some frost and possible ice. Later tonight, outbreaks of rain will begin to move in from the west, along with low cloud, hill and coastal fog. Coldest early on with lows of 0 to 3 degrees Celsius.

Tomorrow

Overall cloudy to begin on Thursday with scattered outbreaks of rain and moderate southerly winds. A clearance to sunny spells and scattered blustery showers will follow from the west during the afternoon with freshening westerly winds. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees Celsius.

National

Today

This afternoon will continue windy in the northwest with strong, gusty northwest winds. Over the rest of the country, winds will continue to ease. Spells of rain or sleet in parts of Ulster and north Leinster. Occasional showers in Munster. Mainly dry elsewhere. Cold with highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees Celsius.

Tonight

Any lingering rain will soon clear the northeast tonight. Generally dry, calm and clear for a time with some frost and possible ice. Later tonight, outbreaks of rain will move in from the west, along with low cloud, hill and coastal fog. Lowest 0 to 3 degrees Celsius,

Tomorrow

Overall cloudy to begin on Thursday with scattered outbreaks of rain, and moderate southerly winds. A clearance to sunny spells and scattered blustery showers will follow into the afternoon with freshening westerly winds. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees Celsius.

Outlook

THURSDAY NIGHT: Cold with showers across Atlantic counties, some of hail with sleet on high ground. Lowest temperatures of 1 to 3 degrees Celsius, in a rather brisk westerly wind. FRIDAY: A cold day with sunny spells and showers of rain or hail, mainly affecting western and northern coastal areas. Afternoon temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees with an added wind chill factor, owing to a moderate to fresh northwest wind. FRIDAY NIGHT: Patchy outbreaks of rain will feed in across the country, in a mostly moderate southerly breeze. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees Celsius. SATURDAY: Widespread falls of rain will move in across the country with low cloud, hill and coastal fog. Temperatures in the afternoon will range 9 to 12 degrees Celsius, in a mostly moderate southwesterly wind. SUNDAY: A cloudy day with outbreaks of rain and strengthening southerly winds. Afternoon temperatures will range 10 to 13 degrees Celsius.

Marine Weather Warnings

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Gale Warning

1. West to northwest gales or strong gales on all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea this afternoon and evening (Wednesday), reaching storm force 10 from Erris Head to Rossan Point to Malin Head for a time this afternoon


2. Northwest winds will reach gale force 8 or strong gale force 9 tonight (Wednesday) on Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and on the Irish Sea

Issued: 8 December 2021 13:40

Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

Northwest, 24 Knots, Gust 36 Knots, Mod rain shower, 2 Miles, 980, Rising

Dublin Airport

West, 25 Knots, Gust 44 Knots, Rain shower, 13 Miles, 986, Rising

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West-Northwest, 23 Knots, Gust 36 Knots, Wave ht: 3.3 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 994, Rising rapidly

Roches Point Automatic

West-Northwest, 27 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Fair, 10 Miles, 996, Rising

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Northwest, 9 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Recent drizzle, 16 Miles, 1000, Rising

Valentia Automatic

Northwest, 17 Knots, Gust 41 Knots, Recent drizzle, 18 Miles, 1000, Rising

Mace Head Automatic

West-Northwest, 34 Knots, Gust 48 Knots, Fair, 8 Miles, 994, Rising

Belmullet Automatic

Northwest, 28 Knots, Gust 45 Knots, Cloudy, 7 Miles, 993, Rising

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

West, 32 Knots, Gust 46 Knots, Wave ht: 3.1 m, 983, Rising

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

North-Northwest, 27 Knots, Gust 38 Knots, Wave ht: 6.3 m, 1001, Rising

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

Northwest, 34 Knots, Gust 47 Knots, Wave ht: 9.1 m, 989, Rising

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

Northwest, 24 Knots, Wave ht: 6.6 m, 1005, Rising

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Thursday 9 December 2021. Issued at 1200 Wednesday 8 December 2021.

Meteorological Situation at 0900: Storm Barra is now centred over the north of England with a central pressure of 973 hPa. A gale to storm force northwesterly airflow covers Ireland. It will gradually weaken today as Storm Barra moves away to the east.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Erris Head to Rossan Pt to Malin Head

Wind: Northwest strong gale force 9 or storm force 10, decreasing gale force 8 or strong gale force 9 imminent, soon gradually decreasing force 6 or 7, later decreasing westerly force 4 or 5 and backing southerly.

Weather: Occasional showers or longer spells of rain

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

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

Wind: Northwest force 7 or gale force 8 between Malin Head and Strangford Lough and reaching strong gale force 9 south of Strangford Lough and on the Irish Sea, later decreasing force 7 or gale force 8 and decreasing force 4 or 5 on Thursday morning.

Weather: Occasional showers or longer spells of rain, mainly north of Howth Head

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

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Hook Head to Valentia to Erris Head

Wind: Northwest force 7 or gale force 8, soon decreasing force 6 or 7, later decresing force 4 or 5

Weather: Occasional showers

Visibility: Moderate or poor in showers, otherwise good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Friday 10 December 2021: Fresh to strong south to southwest winds, veering west to northwest and reaching gale force at times on southwest, west and north coasts.

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