Strong gales of up to 80mph are set to sweep across parts of the UK on Monday.
The Met Office has warned coastal routes and communities could be particularly affected by Storm Brendan as large waves batter seafronts.
Yellow weather warnings are in place for Northern Ireland, much of the western half of the UK and the north east of Scotland from 12pm on Monday to midnight.
Met Office meteorologist Frank Saunders said the UK and Ireland will turn increasingly windy throughout Monday as the storm, named by Irish forecaster Met Éireann, sweeps in.
He said: "It's going to be windy across the western half of the UK, with gusts reaching 60-70mph along Irish Sea coastlines, the west of Scotland and perhaps some English Channel coasts – maybe even 80mph in a few exposed places."
Mr Saunders added those in affected areas are advised to take extra care when driving on exposed routes such as bridges or high open roads.
He said: "As Storm Brendan moves eastwards, strong winds will also develop across eastern parts of the UK, particularly northeast Scotland where there is also a wind warning in place.
"As well as strong winds, there will be large coastal waves in western areas, so bear this in mind before heading out in these regions."
Looking further ahead to the rest of next week, he said: "It looks like it's going to stay very unsettled with the potential for further disruptive weather in places."
On Saturday, strong winds and heavy rain battered parts of Scotland, causing road closures and rail disruption.
The main A1 road from the English border up to the Edinburgh area was closed to high-sided vehicles for several hours.
Early rain over southeast England soon clearing. Otherwise, brighter than yesterday with sunny spells. Also a few showers about, mainly northwest Scotland and also across a central swathe of the UK until early afternoon. Windy in the far north.
Clear periods and colder than last night for most. Further showers for the far north of Scotland, and also some showery rain over southern England during the early hours.
Most areas fine and bright at first. Soon becoming blustery and windy though with spells of rain, heavy at times, following during the afternoon and evening.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday
Unsettled and generally windy throughout the week, with spells of rain followed by showers. On Tuesday, some snow over high ground in the north and gales possible across the south.
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