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Storm Ciara

Strong gale/storm force winds and high tides are expected over the weekend as Storm Ciara approaches. Exercise extreme caution around exposed coastal areas.

Please be advised that Storm Ciara will bring strong gale to storm force winds combined with high tides over the weekend. Do not enter onto piers, harbours and marinas  unless absolutely necessary. Exercise extreme caution in and around exposed coastal areas.

Status Yellow - Wind warning for Ireland

Saturday, 8th Feb: Southerly winds will strengthen during Saturday reaching mean speeds of 50-65km/h with gusts reaching 90-110km/h.

Sunday, 9th Feb: Storm Ciara (named by the UK Met Office) will produce very strong winds over Ireland on Sunday with a risk of damaging gusts.

Over the weekend the combination of Spring Tides and high seas as well as stormy conditions will result in an elevated risk of coastal flooding especially along southern, western and northwestern coasts.

Valid: 09:00 Saturday 08/02/2020 to 23:59 Sunday 09/02/2020

Issued: 11:00 Thursday 06/02/2020