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Thursday, 11 February 2016
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Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Friday 12 February 2016

Issued at 1200 Thursday 11 February 2016

Gale warning: NIL

Small craft warning: NIL

Meteorological situation at 0900: An unstable variable airflow covers Ireland, as a shallow area of low pressure tracks to the east. A freshening southeast flow will develop over southern and western areas tonight, as a frontal trough and associated shallow depression approaches from the southwest. The trough will become slow moving in the south and southwest and weaken, as the depression slides to the southeast.

Forecast for coasts from Roches Point to Slyne Head to Erris Head
Wind: Variable force 3 or 4 becoming southeast to east this evening and increasing force 3 to 5, risk locally force 6 off the southwest coast for a time overnight. Decreasing force 3 or 4 tomorrow morning.

Forecast for coasts from Erris Head to Belfast Lough to Roches Point and the Irish Sea
Wind: Variable force 2 to 4, becoming mainly southeast or east force 3 or 4

Weather for all Sea Areas: Scattered showers. Rain at times overnight in the southwest and south, and in eastern sea areas tomorrow.

Visibility for all Sea Areas: Moderate locally poor in precipitation, otherwise good

Warning of heavy swell: Nil

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Saturday 13 February 2016: Light to moderate east to southeast winds, increasing fresh to strong in some areas Friday night and Saturday. Rain becoming more widespread for a time but still well scattered in northwestern and northern areas. Risk of fog in the south.

Next update before 1900 Thursday, 11 February 2016
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