After being battered by Storm Eunice on Friday, forecasters are predicting more gale-force winds for the island over the next 24 hours.

Southwest winds will increase overnight into Sunday, veering west around lunchtime then increasing to gale or severe gale force later in the afternoon with gusts of 60 to 65 miles per hour.

It is expected this will cause some travel disruption as well as debris from fallen trees etc.

Slight coastal overtopping bringing waves and debris onto Shore Road Rushen, Castletown Promenade and the northern end of Douglas Promenade is also expected around the time of high tide at 1.37pm.

The winds will ease a little for a time on Sunday evening before increasing further by the early hours of Monday morning with gusts of 70 to 75 miles per hour.

This will cause travel disruption as well as significant debris from fallen trees, loose slates etc.

Moderate coastal overtopping bringing waves and debris onto Peel Promenade, particularly from The Creg Mallin to Old Swimming Pool site and Fenella Beach.

The winds will veer northwest and slowly start to ease around dawn on Monday.The Steam Packet has already warned of disruption to its services on both Sunday and Monday and will make a decision on whether to sail or not in the morning.