Explanation of new warning levels
Current Forecast:Thursday, 29 January 2015 05:20
Windy and bitterly cold today, with showers of hail, sleet and snow at times. Most of the snow showers will affect Ulster, Connacht and north Leinster at first, with some accumulations in places, but some will push into Munster and south Leinster later this morning, falling as sleet in places. Top afternoon temperatures of 3 to 6 C., but feeling colder in the stiff west to northwest wind.
23 January 2015 - Historical Data SetsHistorical data sets containing hourly, daily and monthly climate data from our Synoptic stations are now freely available to download by completing the form on our Past Weather - Historical Data page.
20 January 2015 - M5 and M6 weather buoys - updated 26-Jan-2015The M6 and M5 weather buoys have ceased transmitting since 18December 2014 and 13 January 2015 respectively.The Marine Institute have brought forward plans to make both buoys operational as soon as possible.
15 January 2015 - Second highest wave on record at the Cork/Kerry Buoy M3.