Explanation of new warning levels
Current Forecast:Wednesday, 28 January 2015 22:11
Windy and bitterly cold overnight, with widespread showers. Many of these wintry and some heavy and thundery. Most of the sleet and snow showers will affect Ulster, Connacht and north Leinster, with moderate accumulations on high ground, but some snow cover can be expected at lower levels too. Showers over Munster and south Leinster, should be mostly of rain and hail. A cold night, with lows of -1 to +3 C., with some dangerous driving conditions due to ice or snow. Winds strong and blustery westerly.
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.