There is a weather warning in place for six counties today.
Met Éireann has issued a status yellow warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry.
Southerly winds with average speeds of 50 to 65km/h will gust 90 to 100km/h during the day, and will be strongest along coastal areas.
The warning is valid from 11am this morning to midnight.
There will be southerly gales today on all coasts and on the Irish sea with strong gales on coasts from Loop Head to Erris Head to Fair Head.