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Sunday, 26 October 2014
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Sea Area Forecast

Gale Warning

Southwesterly gales today on coasts from Loop Head to Erris Head to Fair Head, will occasionally reach strong gale force between Erris Head and Malin Head.
Issued at 05:00 on 26-Oct-2014

Small Craft Warning

Southwesterly winds will reach force 6 or higher today on coasts from Fair Head to Carnsore Pt to Loop Head.
Issued at 05:00 on 26-Oct-2014

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Monday 27 October 2014

Issued at 0600 Sunday 26 October 2014

Gale warning: In operation

Small craft warning: In operation

Meteorological situation at 0300: A depression of 963 hPa to the south of Iceland is producing a mild, strong southwesterly airflow over Ireland. A slow moving cold front lies off the northwest coast.

Forecast for coasts from Loop Head to Erris Head to Fair Head
Wind: Southwest force 7 to gale force and gusty, reaching strong gale force at times today on coasts from Erris Head to Malin Head. Winds will slowly decrease reaching force 5 to 7 early tonight.
Weather: Scattered showers and drizzle, with more persistent rain along the northwest coast.
Visibility: Moderate to poor in showers, drizzle and rain.

Forecast for coasts from Fair Head to Carnsore Pt to Loop Head and the Irish Sea
Wind: Southwest force 5 to 7 and gusty, with gale gusts on the Irish Sea.
Weather: Scattered showers, with rain and drizzle mainly on Munster and Ulster coasts.
Visibility: Moderate to poor in precipitation.

Warning of heavy swell: along Atlantic coasts.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Tuesday 28 October 2014: Strong to gale force southwesterly winds gradually decreasing fresh to strong by Monday afternoon. Rain and drizzle, especially along northern and western coasts.

Next update before 1300 Sunday, 26 October 2014
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