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Today
Heavy rain
Today 3°C
Tomorrow
Clear sky
Wednesday 6°C
9 Dec
Rain
Thursday 9°C
10 Dec
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Friday 5°C
11 Dec
Cloudy
Saturday 10°C
12 Dec
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Sunday 11°C
13 Dec
Cloudy
Monday 6°C
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Monday
11°C
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Today Tuesday 3°C Heavy rain 2mm
Heavy rain
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3°C
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4°C
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4°C
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Tomorrow Wednesday 6°C Clear sky 44km/h W
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9 December Thursday 9°C Rain 1mm
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10 December Friday 5°C Cloudy 15km/h W
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11 December Saturday 10°C Cloudy 16km/h SW
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TV Forecasts

Overview

Munster

Today

Storm Barra will continue to cause severe and damaging winds.

Tonight

Further damaging and possibly disruptive winds are expected this evening and tonight. Northwest winds will be strongest along the coasts of Clare and north Kerry, with coastal flooding expected. There will be frequent squally showers, some of sleet and snow with hail and isolated thunderstorms. A cold night with lowest temperatures of 1 to 4 degrees.

Tomorrow

A cold and windy day tomorrow, Wednesday, with bright spells and passing showers. Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in strong to gale force northwest winds.

National

Today

Storm Barra will continue to bring severe and damaging wind gusts today. The winds will be strongest on exposed coastal areas of Munster, Connacht and later west Ulster. Gale to storm force southwest to west winds will veer west to northwest in direction. There will be widespread squally showers, some turning wintry. Coastal flooding is expected along with travel disruption. As the eye of the storm passes over the centre of the country winds will fall light and variable for a time. Afternoon temperatures of 5 to 7 degrees.

Tonight

The strong winds continue through Tuesday night. There will be frequent squally showers, some of sleet and snow with hail and isolated thunderstorms. Further damaging and possibly disruptive wind gusts are expected, especially in Atlantic coastal counties with gale to storm force west to northwest winds. A cold night with lowest temperatures of 1 to 4 degrees.

Tomorrow

A cold and windy day tomorrow, Wednesday, with bright spells in the south, and widespread showers, some of sleet and snow and prolonged over the northern half of the country. Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in strong to gale force northwest winds.

Outlook

Winds will back westerly and steadily ease on Wednesday night with clear spells and scattered showers. Lowest temperatures generally ranging 1 to 3 degrees. A dry start on Thursday for most of the country, rain will develop in the southwest and spread eastwards later, possibly falling as sleet and snow in some areas initially, then quickly clearing to rain. Highest temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees in light southerly winds, becoming west to northwest later. The rain will clear to scattered showers on Thursday night. Lowest temperatures of 1 or 2 degrees in moderate to fresh northwest winds. Friday will be a cold and day with sunny spells and showers of rain or hail, mainly affecting western and northern coastal areas. Afternoon of temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in a moderate westerly wind. Cold on Friday night with temperatures of 1 to 3 degrees. Rain is expected for Saturday, widespread across the country and turning heavy for a time, clearing later to scattered showers. Temperatures in the afternoon will be between 9 and 12 degrees in a moderate southwesterly wind. Current indications suggest temperatures will be higher than typical next weekend with a fresh southerly wind and rain or showers at times.

Marine Weather Warnings

Red
Gale Warning

Cyclonic variable winds will reach storm force 10 on all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea, reaching violent storm force 11 from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Rossan Point.

Issued: 7 December 2021 12:05

Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

East, 45 Knots, Gust 62 Knots, Light rain, 2 Miles, 972, Falling very rapidly

Dublin Airport

South, 22 Knots, Gust 38 Knots, Rain shower, 9 Miles, 972, Falling very rapidly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

Southwest, 28 Knots, Gust 47 Knots, Wave ht: 5.5 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 5 Miles, 979, Falling rapidly

Roches Point Automatic

Southwest, 33 Knots, Gust 65 Knots, Rain shower, 3 Miles, 974, Falling

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Southwest, 47 Knots, Gust 67 Knots, Recent rain, 1.6 Miles, 975, Rising slowly

Valentia Automatic

West, 46 Knots, Gust 70 Knots, Mist, 2 Miles, 971, Rising

Mace Head Automatic

Southwest, 13 Knots, Gust 24 Knots, Recent rain, 4 Miles, 959, Falling rapidly

Belmullet Automatic

East-Southeast, 10 Knots, Light rain, 5 Miles, 961, Falling very rapidly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

South, 31 Knots, Gust 43 Knots, Wave ht: 3.8 m, 976, Falling very rapidly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

West-Northwest, 47 Knots, Gust 57 Knots, Wave ht: 11.8 m, 979, Rising rapidly

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

East-Northeast, 28 Knots, Gust 39 Knots, Wave ht: 5.5 m, 965, Falling very rapidly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

Northwest, 28 Knots, Gust 38 Knots, Wave ht: 7.1 m, 989, Rising

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Wednesday 8 December 2021. Issued at 1200 Tuesday 7 December 2021.

Meteorological Situation at 0900: The centre of Storm Barra (958 hPa) is centred approximately 50 nautical miles west of Mace Head and will track eastwards over the country during the forecast period.

Forecast for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea

Wind: Cyclonic variable strong gale force 9 to storm force 10, reaching violent storm force 11 at times in the west and northwest. Soon becoming west to northwest and gradually decreasing gale force 8 to storm force 10. Decreasing force 7 to strong gale force 9 at the end of the period.

Weather: Heavy rain clearing from northeastern areas, followed by frequent heavy and squally showers.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in rain or showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Thursday 9 December 2021: West to northwest force 7 to strong gale force 9, decreasing fresh to near gale force by Wednesday night. Decreasing fresh to strong on Thursday morning. Strong to near gale force westerly winds developing in the southwest and west later. Weather: Scattered heavy showers, most frequent in the north and east. Rain developing in the southwest and west on Thursday morning.

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