Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges are likely and some short term loss of power and other services is possible, said the Met Office. It says the combination of low pressure, high seas and high tides will lead to localised coastal flooding.
BBC News NI weather presenter Cecilia Daly said that Erik was the sixth named storm of the season.
The Met Office issued two weather warnings on Friday: for strong winds across Northern Ireland and western Scotland until the evening, and for heavy rain in Scotland that will continue until Saturday afternoon.
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"Gusts of up to 70 miles per hour are likely around some coasts exposed to the west or southwest".
The Met Office has reacted to a more severe than originally predicted Storm Erik by expanding a yellow status weather warning for Northern Ireland.
'Meanwhile, in the north it's going to be a fairly bright day.
Mr Garner added: "There will be a strong north-westerly winds on Sunday to end the weekend".
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It will remain unsettled and blustery through Saturday.
There is some uncertainty as to how this weather front will progress on Sunday - how strong the winds will be and when it will clear away. There will be a few showers perhaps and it could turn windy but not as windy as today by any means'.
Monday is predicted to have a cold morning, later becoming drier and sunnier.
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