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Wednesday, 02 December 2015
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Gale Warning

Southerly gales or strong gales tonight on all coasts of Ireland and on the Irish Sea and southerly gales continuing tomorrow morning for a time on coasts from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea.
Issued at 23:00 on 1-Dec-2015

Sea Area Forecast until 2400 Wednesday 02 December 2015

Issued at 2400 Tuesday 01 December 2015

Gale warning: In operation

Small craft warning: see gale warning

Meteorological situation at 2100: A gale force mild, humid southerly airflow covers Ireland. A cold front with waves is approaching from the Atlantic and will track eastwards over Ireland during tomorrow but will become stationary over the southeast of Ireland and the Irish Sea.

Forecast for coasts from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head
Wind: Southerly gale force 8 or strong gale force 9 and gusty. Veering west force 5 to 7 overnight, decreasing northwest force 4 or 5 during the morning. Further decreasing west or variable force 2 to 4 by evening.

Forecast for coasts from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea
Wind: Southerly force 7 to gale force 8 and gusty, occasionally reaching strong gale force 9 tonight. Gradually veering west to northwest force 3 to 5 during tomorrow. Veering further north to northeast force 4 or 5 tomorrow night.

Weather for all sea areas: Patchy mist and drizzle in the east and south tonight. Rain along the west spreading eastwards overnight and during the morning and clearing to isolated showers but rain will linger along the south and southeast coasts.

Visibility for all sea areas: Moderate to poor in rain or showers, otherwise good.

Warning of heavy swell: developing along Atlantic coasts.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 2400 Thursday 03 December 2015: Moderate to fresh southwesterly winds along Atlantic coasts increase strong later. Elsewhere northeasterly winds increase fresh and back northwest to west. Rain in southern and eastern areas, otherwise fair apart from isolated showers on west and north coasts.

Next update before 0700 Wednesday 02 December 2015
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