Explanation of new warning levels
Current Forecast:Thursday, 29 January 2015 22:50
Cold and very windy tonight, with some severe winds for a time in western and northwestern coastal parts. There will be further hail, sleet and snow showers as bands of showers spread southwards early tonight. There will also be some thunderstorms. Later in the night clearer conditions will develop. Lows of 0 to +2 degrees with frost and ice forming. Strong to gale force westerly winds with some severe gusts at first tonight, but they will moderate later.
29 January 2015 - Free Irish Met Society Lecture: Weather Forecasting for Aviation6PM, Thursday 12th February 2015, Custom House, Dublin.Speaker: Michelle Dillon, Meteorologist and Aviation Forecaster, Met Eireann.
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.