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Friday, 28 July 2017
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Sea Area Forecast

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will continue to reach force 6 or higher overnight and on Friday morning on all Irish coastal waters.
Issued at 00:00 on 28-Jul-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 0000 Saturday 29 July 2017

Issued at 0000 Friday 28 July 2017

Gale Warning: Nil

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 2100:A slow moving depression of 982 hPa between Ireland and Iceland maintains a fresh to strong, unstable southwesterly airflow over Ireland.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Malin Head to Carlingford Lough to Hook Head and for the Irish Sea
Wind: South to southwest force 5 or 6 and gusty, becoming southwesterly overnight, backing south to southwest in the afternoon and decreasing force 4 or 5, becoming west to southwest force 3 or 4 in the early night.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Hook Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head
Wind: Southwest force 6 or 7, decreasing west to southwest force 5 or 6 overnight, continuing the same through Friday and occasionally reaching force 7 in the evening and early night north of Slyne Head.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Occasional showers. More persistent rain on Friday along south and southeast coasts

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Moderate or poor in rain or showers, otherwise good.

Warning of heavy swell: On Connacht and west Munster coasts overnight

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000, Sunday, 30 July 2017: Mostly fresh, gusty southwest winds, occasionally strong in the northwest. Occasional showers.

Next update before 0700 Fri 28-Jul-2017
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