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Sea Area Forecast

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will increase force 6 or higher on all Irish coasts this evening and tonight.
Issued at 11:00 on 20-Dec-2014

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Sunday 21 December 2014

Issued at 1200 Saturday 20 December 2014

Gale warning: Nil

Small craft warning: In operation

Meteorological situation at 0900: A temporary ridge of high pressure will build today as a strengthening southwest flow becomes established. Weak frontal troughs will approach the west coast later.

Forecast for all Irish coastal waters and for Irish Sea
Wind: West force 5 or 6. Increasing southwest force 6 or 7 this evening and tonight, and occasionally reaching gale force in the north tonight.
Weather: Isolated showers at first, mainly along north and northeast coasts. Outbreaks of rain or drizzle in the west later.
Visibility: Good, but becoming moderate in rain or showers

Warning of Heavy Swell: on Atlantic coasts today

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Monday 22 December 2014: Strong to gale force southwesterly winds. Outbreaks of rain or drizzle.

Next update before 1900 Saturday, 20 December 2014
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