THE Coast Guard has issued a reminder that weather warnings remain in place for strong winds and heavy rainfall today.
The public is advised to exercise caution on exposed areas including along the coast.
Very windy and stormy conditions are expected for the rest of today as Storm Francis crosses Ireland.
Southwest winds veering westerly, reaching mean speeds of 55 to 65kmh, will bring widespread severe gusts of 90 to 110kmh.
Some disruption is likely with possible structural damage. Gale force winds from South East to East winds eventually veering to the South West and West are forecasted for all Irish coastal waters.
Met Éireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for Dublin alongside other areas.