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Partly cloudy
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Today Wednesday 5°C Partly cloudy 27km/h NW
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3 December Friday 7°C Light rain 9km/h SW
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5 December Sunday 4°C Clear sky 12km/h NW
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6 December Monday 7°C Clear sky 18km/h NW
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7 December Tuesday 6°C Light rain 1mm
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TV Forecasts

Overview

Leinster

Today

Cold and windy today with a mix of sunny spells and blustery showers. A few of the showers will be heavy with hail. Highest afternoon temperatures of 6 to 8 degrees but feeling colder in fresh to strong and gusty northwesterly winds, easing during the evening.

Tonight

Tonight will be cold but largely dry. Lowest temperatures of -1 to +2 degrees with frost, mist and some hill fog forming in light to moderate northwesterly winds.

Tomorrow

Thursday morning will be largely dry with some sunny spells. Cloud will build from the west through the afternoon with rain and drizzle following. Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees. Light to moderate westerly breezes will back southwesterly ahead of the rain.

National

Today

Cold and windy today with scattered, blustery showers and sunny spells. Some of the showers will be heavy, especially in the north and northwest, with the potential for hail. Highest afternoon temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees but feeling colder in fresh to strong and gusty northwesterly winds, easing during the evening.

Tonight

Tonight will be cold but mostly dry as showers ease and become more isolated early in the night, though sleet will be possible over higher ground. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees with patchy mist and hill fog developing in light to moderate northwesterly winds, fresher along northern and western coasts. Frost will develop too, especially over the eastern half of the country where it will be coldest.

Tomorrow

Largely dry to start tomorrow with sunny spells and just isolated light showers. Cloud will thicken from the west through the morning with patchy rain and drizzle spreading across the country through the afternoon, turning heavier and more persistent in the west and northwest in the evening. Highest afternoon temperatures of just 4 to 8 degrees in light to moderate westerly winds, backing southwesterly ahead of the rain.

Outlook

OVERVIEW: Generally unsettled with rain and showers, some wintry. Breezy at times too. Thursday night: Rain will continue to track southeastwards with a clearance in the northwest early in the night extending across the country with just some light patchy rain, drizzle and mist lingering in places. Lowest temperatures ranging from 3 degrees in the northeast to 7 degrees in the southwest. Moderate, occasionally fresh, southwesterly winds will veer northwesterly. Friday: Some uncertainty for Friday, current indications suggest that it will start mostly dry with some sunny spells but rain and showers will push in from the Atlantic through the day. Highest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees in mostly moderate westerly winds. Friday night: Rain will clear eastwards and will be followed by widespread heavy and blustery showers, some turning wintry, with longer spells of rain over Ulster where it will be coldest. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees in moderate westerly winds, fresher on Atlantic coasts. Saturday: A day of sunny spells and widespread showers, merging to longer spells of rain with falls of sleet, with snow on high ground. There will be a chance of hail and isolated thunderstorms. Highest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in moderate west to northwest winds, fresh to strong on western and southwestern coasts. Saturday night: Showers will become mostly confined to northern and Atlantic coasts. Frost will develop under long clear spells with lowest temperatures of -1 to +3 degrees in light to moderate northwest winds. Sunday: A largely dry day with good sunshine to start with and just a few showers. Becoming cloudier from the west through the afternoon and evening with rain moving into the west and southwest towards nightfall. Highest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in mostly light to moderate west to northwest breezes, backing southerly during the evening. That rain will extend across the country overnight, turning heavy in places with some wintry falls likely, particularly over Ulster. Lowest temperatures of -2 to +2 degrees generally but staying a couple of degrees higher in the west and southwest in freshening southwesterly winds. Monday: Breezy through the morning as the last of the rain clears eastwards but winds will ease for a time during the afternoon with drier conditions developing. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees generally. Further outlook: Cold and rather unsettled with rain or showers, wintry at times. Potentially windy on Tuesday and overnight.

Marine Weather Warnings

Yellow
Gale Warning

Northwest winds will reach gale force 8 at times this afternoon (Wednesday) and early evening on Irish coastal waters from Strangford Lough to Roche's Point to Bloody Foreland and on the Irish Sea.

Issued: 1 December 2021 14:50

Yellow
Small Craft Warning

Northwest to north winds will reach force 6 or higher today (Wednesday), tonight and tomorrow morning on all Irish coasts.

Issued: 1 December 2021 14:50

Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

North, 26 Knots, Recent rain, 7 Miles, 1004, Rising rapidly

Dublin Airport

West, 24 Knots, Fair, 9 Miles, 1003, Rising slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

Northwest, 21 Knots, Gust 33 Knots, Wave ht: 2.4 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1008, Rising slowly

Roches Point Automatic

Northwest, 30 Knots, Gust 41 Knots, Cloudy, 9 Miles, 1008, Rising slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

North-Northwest, 16 Knots, Gust 29 Knots, Rain shower, 10 Miles, 1012, Rising slowly

Valentia Automatic

North, 18 Knots, Gust 35 Knots, Light rain, 5 Miles, 1014, Rising slowly

Mace Head Automatic

Northwest, 26 Knots, Gust 39 Knots, Rain shower, 7 Miles, 1010, Rising slowly

Belmullet Automatic

North-Northwest, 19 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1011, Rising

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Northwest, 30 Knots, Gust 41 Knots, Wave ht: 2.3 m, 999, Steady

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Northwest, 28 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Wave ht: 5.5 m, 1014, Rising slowly

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

North-Northwest, 29 Knots, Gust 42 Knots, Wave ht: 6.2 m, 1009, Rising

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

Northwest, 23 Knots, Wave ht: 5.4 m, 1021, Rising slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Thursday 2 December 2021. Issued at 1200 Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Meteorological Situation at 0900: A depression of 973hPa centred over Denmark and an Azores high of 1037hPa generate a near gale to gale force northwest airflow over Ireland with showery troughs embedded in the flow.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Belfast Lough to Roches Point to Erris Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Northwest to north force 7 or gale force 8, decreasing force 6 or 7 imminently. Soon decreasing force 5 or 6. Decreasing west to northwest force 4 or 5 by the end of the period.

Weather: Scattered blustery showers, becoming isolated soon.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in showers, otherwise good.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Erris Head to Malin Head to Belfast Lough

Wind: Northwest to north force 6 or 7, reaching gale force 8 for a time between Erris Head and Bloody Foreland. Soon decreasing force 5 or 6, later decreasing force 3 or 4. Becoming variable force 3 or less by the end of the period.

Weather: Scattered blustery showers, becoming isolated soon.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in showers, otherwise good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Friday 3 December 2021: Moderate to fresh west to northwest winds, increasing fresh to strong westerly on Thursday evening and night, occasionally reaching force 7. Decreasing moderate to fresh west to northwest on Friday. Weather: Rain spreading from the northwest on Thursday evening and night, becoming heavy at times. Rain clearing southeastwards overnight Thursday. Patchy rain in the southwest on Friday afternoon.

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