Met Eireann has today issued a yellow warning for Donegal.
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.
Met Eireann expects to lift the warning at 6 pm.
Two marine warnings are also in effect. South to southeast gales this morning and for a time this afternoon on Irish Coastal Waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head, possibly reaching strong gale force 9 for a time.
A small craft warning has also been issued in light of the forecast gale-force winds. Met Eireann say south to southeast winds will reach force 6 or higher today on all Irish Coastal Waters.
Other counties included in the national warning include Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.
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