The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for NI.
The weather warning is in place between 3pm and 10pm today.
The weather system responsible for the high winds is ex-hurricane Lorenzo.
According to the Met Office there will be a "spell of strong south-easterly winds may bring some transport disruption later on Thursday".
They say the public should expect: some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport
- some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
- delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
- some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves; and some short term loss of power and other services is possible.