Explanation of new warning levels
Current Forecast:Wednesday, 28 January 2015 05:01
Very cold and windy today, with widespread rain showers to begin, turning to sleet and snow over parts of Ulster, with some accumulations here. Becoming drier for a time with sunny spells developing but wintry showers will once again push down across the country in a strong to gale force west to northwest wind. Scattered showers later today will turn increasingly to sleet and snow with some light to moderate accumulations, all areas at threat, particularly the north and northwest. Risk of thunder also. Bitterly cold with an added wind chill effect; highest temperatures of just 2 to 5 degrees Celsius, coldest further north.
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.