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Thursday, 21 August 2014
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Sea Area Forecast

Small Craft Warning

West to southwest winds will reach force 6 at times this evening on coasts from Wicklow Head to Carnsore Pt to Roche’s Pt.
Issued at 17:00 on 21-Aug-2014

Sea Area Forecast until 1800 Friday 22 August 2014

Issued at 1800 Thursday 21 August 2014

Gale warning: NIL

Small craft warning: In operation

Meteorological situation at 1500: A cold front is spreading southeastwards across the country. A moderate to fresh westerly airflow is in effect.

Forecast for coasts from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head
Wind: West to northwest force 3 to 5 and occasionally gusty at first. Becoming mainly northwesterly on Friday morning, force 3 or 4.
Weather: Scattered showers.
Visibility: Generally good, decreasing to moderate in the showers.

Forecast for coasts from Fair Head to Carnsore Pt to Valentia and the Irish Sea
Wind: West to southwest force 4 to 6, strongest along the southeast coast and the Irish Sea south of Anglesey. Decreasing overnight and becoming northwesterly force 3 to 5 by Friday morning.
Weather: Rain, occasionally heavy this evening. Becoming mainly fair overnight with scattered showers. More showers on Friday.
Visibility: Moderate to poor in the showers. Becoming good later.

Warning of heavy swell: Nil

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Saturday 23 August 2014: Moderate north to northwest winds, with scattered showers.

Next update before 0100 Friday 22 August 2014
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