At 7 p.m. low 998mb, centred over Galway, expected to move northeast and fill, associated waving fronts affecting the Channel area until later on Saturday.
Forecast from 1am Saturday to 1am Sunday.
Weather: Rain and drizzle, locally heavy with a risk of thunder, mist and fog patches at times, clearing around dawn, then the risk of a shower. Mist patches later.
Wind: South to southwest 4 to 5, locally 6, veering southwest to west after dawn, then veering northwest in the far south of the area from midday, then generally west to northwest 3 to 4 late evening.
Visibility: Moderate to very poor, improving good after dawn, locally poor later.
Sea state: Moderate, slight at times before dawn.
Sea swell: 2 to 4 feet.
Sea temperature: 18
Outlook from 1am Sunday to 1am Monday.
Weather: Mist or fog patches.
Wind: West to northwest 3 to 4, backing southwest 2 to 3 by dawn, locally variable at times from midday.
Visibility: Moderate to good, locally poor to very poor.
Sea state: Slight or smooth.