A wet and windy weekend is in store for much of Galway this weekend, with some heavy rain and gale force winds forecast for parts of the West.
Tonight will stay cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle, as well as fresh to strong southwest winds.
It will stay mild overnight though, with low temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees.
Saturday morning will begin cloudy with patches of rain and westerly winds will increase to gale force in exposed areas for a time in the morning.
These winds will weaken, becoming northwesterly as cooler and drier air moves over. High temperatures will be between 8 and 10 degrees.
Met Éireann says Saturday night looks set to be mainly dry and clear – but it will be cold as temperatures are set to fall to between -1 and 4 degrees with patchy frost possible.
Sunday will start mostly dry, but cloud will quickly build from the west ahead of strengthening southerly winds.
A front will move in from the west of the country bringing outbreaks of rain for many areas, heaviest and most persistent in the west and northwest.
Afternoon temperatures will reach between 9 and 11 degrees, with moderate to fresh southwesterlies.