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Saturday, 24 February 2018
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Sea Area Forecast

Gale Warning

Southeast winds will occasionally reach gale force 8 overnight on Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Loop Head to Erris Head.
Issued at 23:00 on 23-Feb-2018

Small Craft Warning

Southeast winds of force 6 overnight and at times tomorrow on coasts from Erris Head to Fair Head to Valentia. See gale warning for remaining coasts.
Issued at 23:00 on 23-Feb-2018

Sea Area Forecast until 0000 Sunday 25 February 2018

Issued at 0000 Saturday 24 February 2018

Gale Warning: In Operation

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 2100:An intense anticyclone slow moving over northern Scandinavia, will build westwards over the next 24hrs and frontal troughs to the west of Ireland will move further westwards and the fresh to strong south to southeast airflow will ease moderate to fresh.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head
Wind: Southeast force 5 to 7 and gusty, occasional gale 8 at first between Valentia and Erris Head. Gradually decreasing southeast to east force 5 or 6.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea.
Wind: Southeast force 5 or 6. Decreasing force 4 or 5 , occasionally force 6

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Occasional mist or drizzle but mostly fair.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Mostly good, occasionally moderate

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000, Monday, 26 February 2018: Fresh to strong southeast winds, occasionally near gale off southwest coast on Sunday. Mostly fair, risk of some haze later

Next update before 0700 Sat 24-Feb-2018
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