Any lingering light rain or drizzle in the south of the province will clear away quickly this morning to leave a dry day with sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 15 to 17 degrees in a mostly light westerly or variable breeze.
Dry with clear spells for much of the night. Cloud will thicken later in the night along with strengthening southerly winds. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees.
A breezy, humid and largely cloudy day. Dry for most though there will be some outbreaks of light rain or drizzle. Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees in fresh and gusty south to southwest winds, strong on southern coasts.
Mainly dry today with sunny spells and just isolated light showers. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees in light westerly or variable breezes.
Dry for much of the night with clear spells. Later on, thicker cloud will move in from the west with patchy rain and drizzle developing along Atlantic coastal counties by morning. Southerly winds will strengthen, increasing fresh to strong on Atlantic coasts. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees.
A breezy, humid and largely cloudy day with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, turning heavier and more persistent in Connacht and Ulster through the day. Many parts of Munster and Leinster will stay mostly dry. Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees in fresh to strong and gusty south to southwest winds.
OVERVIEW: Unsettled with showers and spells of rain. Breezy or windy at times too. Monday night: A wet, breezy and humid night with rain moving eastwards across the country with some heavy falls possible, especially along Atlantic coastal counties. Temperatures won’t fall below the low to mid-teens. South to southwest winds will gradually decrease moderate to fresh through the night. Tuesday: A wet start to the day with rain countrywide. It will becoming drier for a time in the afternoon with some sunny spells breaking through. Another spell of rain will push up from the south towards the evening. Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees generally, slightly cooler in parts of the northwest. Moderate, occasionally fresh southwest winds will ease during the afternoon. Tuesday night: Persistent rain will continue to extend northwards over the country. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees in mostly light to moderate southwest winds, fresher at times in the northwest. Wednesday: After a wet start to the day with widespread rain, a clearance to sunny spells and scattered showers, some heavy or thundery, will move in from the west. Turning breezy as well with fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds developing. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees. Windy overnight with widespread showers, possibly turning thundery. Westerly winds will be strong and gusty with onshore gales in the northwest. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees. Thursday: A day of sunny spells and scattered showers, some heavy at first. After a windy start, west to southwest winds will gradually decrease moderate to fresh. Highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees, mildest in the south. Further Outlook: Unsettled for Friday and the weekend with further spells of rain and showers. Temperatures will decrease for Saturday and Sunday.
Marine Weather Warnings
Southerly winds will reach gale force late on Monday morning on Irish coastal waters from Loop Head to Erris Head to Bloody Foreland.
Issued: 2 October 2022 10:43
Small Craft Warning
Southerly winds will reach force 6 or higher throughout Monday morning on Irish coasts from Dungarvan to Rossan Point to Wicklow Head.
Issued: 2 October 2022 10:43
Malin Head Automatic
West, 16 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1013, Rising
West-Southwest, 5 Knots, Fine, 16 Miles, 1016, Rising slowly
Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W
Northwest, 10 Knots, Wave ht: 1.3 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1017, Rising slowly
Roches Point Automatic
West-Northwest, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 11 Miles, 1017, Rising slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic
West, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 7 Miles, 1017, Rising slowly
West-Northwest, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1018, Rising slowly
Mace Head Automatic
West-Northwest, 21 Knots, Fair, 7 Miles, 1016, Rising slowly
Northwest, 10 Knots, Fair, 10 Miles, 1016, Rising
Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W
West, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, 1015, Rising slowly
Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W
West-Northwest, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 3.4 m, 1018, Rising slowly
Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W
West-Northwest, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 3.8 m, 1014, Rising
Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W
West-Northwest, 13 Knots, Wave ht: 3.6 m, 1017, Rising slowly
Sea Area Forecast
Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Monday 3 October 2022. Issued at 0600 Sunday 2 October 2022.
Meteorological Situation at 0300: A filling depression of 981 hPa, centred on the western coast of Iceland, and a ridge of high pressure building from the southwest, generates a mostly moderate to fresh northwesterly airflow over Ireland. A developing depression of 1013 centred to the south of Ireland, with associated fronts affecting southern sea areas, will clear eastwards early Sunday morning.
Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Valentia to Fair Head
Wind: Decreasing west to northwest force 2 to 4 imminent. Soon backing southwesterly. Later backing southerly and increasing force 5 to 7 by the end of the period.
Weather: Rain and drizzle in southern areas clearing imminently, becoming cloudy to fair with isolated showers. Outbreaks of rain and drizzle towards the end of the period.
Visibility: Mostly good, occasionally moderate or poor in precipitation
Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea
Wind: West to northwest force 4 or 5. Soon decreasing northwesterly or variable force 2 to 4. Later backing southerly and increasing force 4 or 5 by the end of the period.
Weather: Cloudy to fair with isolated showers.
Visibility: Mostly good, occasionally moderate or poor in showers.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Tuesday 4 October 2022: Strong to near gale force south to southwest winds extending to all sea areas through Monday, reaching gale force on western and northwestern sea areas. Weather: Persistent rain developing in Atlantic and northern sea areas, extending eastwards Monday night.