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Wind Warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Kerry and Limerick

  • 22-09-2017 7:10pm
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    Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 10,455 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Meteorite58


    National Weather Warnings

    STATUS YELLOW

    Wind Warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Kerry and Limerick
    South to southeast winds will reach mean wind speeds between 50 and 65 km/h particularly along exposed coastal areas. Mean wind speeds will be accompanied by gusts that will reach Gale force 8.

    Issued:Friday 22 September 2017 16:00
    Valid:Saturday 23 September 2017 03:00 to Saturday 23 September 2017 18:00


    Mean wind speeds


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    Gusts

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Comments

  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 10,455 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Meteorite58


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  • Registered Users Posts: 17,664 ✭✭✭✭ JCX BXC


    Pity the weather station is out of action until I replace the wind gauge!


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,664 ✭✭✭✭ JCX BXC


    Max forecasts gusts as per midnight TAF:

    Cork: 40kts
    Shannon: 38kts
    Knock: 37kts
    Dublin:. 31kts


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,391 ✭✭✭ Oscar Bravo


    11am met reports Belmullet gusting 41 knots


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,664 ✭✭✭✭ JCX BXC


    11:00 METAR Sligo airport gusting 42kts.


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  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 10,455 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Meteorite58


    Quite windy for a time here near Tralee early morning but lightened off very quickly. Very much a sea area / coastal fringe wind warning I would think.

    Ballybunion Buoy : 10.05 avg Wind 28 kts Gust 44 gkts
    : 11.40 avg wind 16kts Gust 25 kts

    Met Eireann did update the warning to include Cork also.


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,664 ✭✭✭✭ JCX BXC


    Donegal airport reporting 43kts at 12pm.


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,664 ✭✭✭✭ JCX BXC


    Strong gusts passed through West Clare just now, arrived with the rain.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,030 ✭✭✭ Oneiric 3


    Not that windy in east Galway. Dark and dry and feeling very pleasant out.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,629 ✭✭✭ Rubberchikken


    We're 60 k inland roughly. Very strong winds. Good and dry but feel theres rain due.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 17,664 ✭✭✭✭ JCX BXC


    Lashing here in West Clare now.

    Donegal gusting 45kts at 2pm.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 10,455 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Meteorite58


    Picked up a lot here during the rain which was quite heavy around 14.00, eased again.


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,391 ✭✭✭ Oscar Bravo


    Rain turning more persistent here in Castlebar now. gusty southerly wind all the time.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 10,455 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Meteorite58


    As the stronger winds move up along the coast see a recent gust in Donegal of 86 km/h and Thomastown with 84 km/h. Much lighter in Kerry now.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,391 ✭✭✭ Oscar Bravo


    Winds Easing off in Castlebar also. Dull wet evening ahead though.


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,862 ✭✭✭✭ leahyl


    Rain was absolutely unreal here about 10 mins ago - haven't seen it so heavy in a while, a lot of surface water already.


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,664 ✭✭✭✭ JCX BXC


    Max gust of 46kts at Donegal airport.


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