Met Éireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for four counties along the Atlantic coast.
The warning issued for Clare, Cork, Kerry, Galway takes effect from 1pm to 7pm tomorrow.
“Very strong and gusty westerly to south-west winds on Wednesday afternoon and evening. Gusts of up to 90 to 110 km/h, strongest winds in exposed locations. Potential for localized spray and wave overflow along the Atlantic coast,” Met Éireann said.
The UK Met Office has issued a status yellow rain warning for counties Antrim, Armagh and Down from 5am to 10am tomorrow.
“Heavy rain can cause flooding and disruption to travel,” the Met Office said.
Met Éireann said tonight will initially be mostly dry and cold, with temperatures as low as 2C to 5C.
“Wet and windy weather will move across the country later, with a chance for scattered showers to follow up to the north by morning,” the weather forecaster said.
“Wednesday starts windy with sunny spells and scattered showers, some with hail and thunder, particularly closer to the Atlantic coast. Highest temperatures from 7°C to 10°C with fresh to strong and gusty southwest winds.”
It will remain restless with rain or showers on most days this week and temperatures will be close to the seasonal norm with intermittent strong winds.
The hail and thunder threat remains in the west through Wednesday night and Thursday also starts out fairly wet and windy with showers moving east throughout the day. Brighter conditions with scattered showers will then follow from the west, with highs of 8C to 11C as the rain eases on Thursday.
Friday will be a bright and sunny day for most, but will be rainy in the North West with highs of 8C to 11C.
“It will be wet and breezy again for a while on Friday evening and Saturday. Some sunny spells later on Saturday but it remained very blustery and rainy for the rest of the weekend,” said Met Éireann.
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