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Friday, 28 August 2015
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Sea Area Forecast

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will reach force 6 or higher today on all coasts.
Issued at 05:00 on 28-Aug-2015

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Saturday 29 August 2015

Issued at 0600 Friday 28 August 2015

Gale warning: NIL

Small craft warning: In operation

Meteorological situation at 0300: A depression of 991 hPa to the south of Iceland maintains an unstable southwesterly airflow over Ireland. A frontal trough will spread eastwards across the country today.

Forecast for all Irish coastal waters and for the Irish Sea
Wind: Southwest force 4 to 6 and gusty. Winds will increase force 5 to 6 later this morning and will occasionally reach force 7 later, especially on the Irish Sea. Winds will decrease force 4 or 5 early tonight.
Weather: Showers along Atlantic coasts this morning will spread to all parts during the day, some will be heavy or even thundery especially along western and northern coasts. The showers will ease off later this evening and will retreat to western coasts once again.
Visibility: Moderate or poor in showers, otherwise good.

Warning of heavy swell: Nil

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Sunday 30 August 2015: Strong southwest winds decreasing moderate to fresh with further scattered heavy showers. Further decreasing on Saturday evening, light to moderate and any showers will ease off too.

Next update before 1300 Friday, 28 August 2015
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