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Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds will increase to force 6 or 7 overnight on coasts from Valentia to Slyne Head to Malin Head and will extend to all Irish Coasts during Tuesday.
Issued at 23:00 on 29-Aug-2016

Sea Area Forecast until 0000 Wednesday 31 August 2016

Issued at 0000 Tuesday 30 August 2016


Gale Warning: Nil

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 2100:A moderate to fresh southwesterly airflow covers Ireland. The flow will freshen overnight as a ridge of high pressure to the south moves away eastwards and a cold front approaches from the west, reaching the west coast on Tuesday afternoon.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Malin Head to Howth Head to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea
Wind: Southwest force 3 or 4 increasing force 4 or 5 overnight and backing southerly. Further increasing force 5 or 6 and gusty during Tuesday, strongest in the north Irish Sea.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head
Wind: South force 4 to 6, strongest in the northwest. Increasing overnight force 6 or 7 and gusty on Tuesday morning. Veering southwesterly on Tuesday evening and decreasing force 5 or 6 by the end of the period.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Fair at first apart from patchy drizzle, mist or fog on west and south coasts. Rain developing in the west on Tuesday afternoon.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Good at first, but moderate to poor in drizzle, mist or fog and rain later.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000, Thursday, 1 September 2016: Fresh to strong southerly winds will veer southwest in all areas on Tuesday night and westerly during Wednesday. Outbreaks of rain and drizzle, clearing to isolated showers on Wednesday.

Next update before 0700 Tue 30-Aug-2016
 
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