Met Eireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for Donegal, Galway and Mayo this Thursday.
The alert is in place from 8am and has been extended until 10am on Friday morning.
Forecasters warn that there will be strong to gale force south to southwest winds today (Thursday) into tomorrow morning (Friday), with gusts of 90 to 110km/h expected.
It will be mild and windy today with plenty of cloud. There will be long dry periods and just patchy rain or drizzle. However, more persistent rain will develop across the west of the province this evening.
Tonight will stay mild and breezy overnight with outbreaks of rain at times. Lowest temperatures of 12 to 14 degrees in strong and gusty southerly winds.