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Thursday, 23 October 2014
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Sea Area Forecast

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Southwesterly winds will reach force 6 tonight and during Thursday on all Irish Coastal Waters.
Issued at 23:00 on 22-Oct-2014

Sea Area Forecast until 2400 Thursday 23 October 2014

Issued at 2400 Wednesday 22 October 2014

Gale warning: Nil.

Small craft warning: In operation

Meteorological situation at 2100: Ireland lies in a mild, southwesterly airflow as a cold front approaches from the near Atlantic. This cold front will cross the country during daytime Thursday and the flow will veer westerly.

Forecast for western and northern coastal waters from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head
Wind: Southwesterly force 6. Veering southwest to west force 5 or 6 during Thursday afternoon.
Weather: Mainly fair/patchy mist; rain spreading from the west overnight, clearing to isolated showers later.
Visibility: Mostly moderate and locally poor. Becoming good Thursday afternoon.

Forecast for eastern and southern coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea
Wind: Southwest force 5 occasionally force 6. Veering west to southwest force 4 Thursday evening.
Weather: Patchy mist or drizzle; persistent rain/ drizzle extending eastwards later.
Visibility: Good, locally moderate; becoming moderate to poor.

Warning of heavy swell: Nil.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 2400 Friday 24 October 2014: Moderate to fresh, west to southwest winds gradually increasing southwesterly strong to gale force. Outbreaks of rain and drizzle soon clearing eastwards leaving isolated showers in the north and west and fair weather otherwise.

Next update before 0700 Thursday 23 October 2014
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