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Sea Area Forecast



Small Craft Warning

West to northwest winds will reach force 6 or higher this evening and tonight on all Irish coasts.
Issued at 17:00 on 18-Aug-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 1800 Saturday 19 August 2017

Issued at 1800 Friday 18 August 2017


Gale Warning: Nil

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 1500:A strong and unstable westerly air-flow over Ireland will veer northwest this evening, as an active showery trough clears eastwards into the Irish Sea.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Rossan Point
Wind: West to northwest force 6 or 7 and gusty this evening and tonight. Decreasing west to northwest force 4 to 6 tomorrow morning, further decreasing force 3 or 4 on Saturday afternoon and backing west to southwest in direction.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Rossan Point to Wicklow Head to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea
Wind: Veering west to northwest force 6 to 7 and gusty this evening and overnight. Gradually moderating westerly force 5 or 6 tomorrow afternoon.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Occasional showers, some heavy and prolonged. Becoming isolated tomorrow afternoon.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Good decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800, Sunday, 20 August 2017: Fresh or strong west to northwest winds easing. Strengthening south to southeast winds developing later. Showers dying out. Rain, mist and fog spreading from the Atlantic later.

Next update before 0100 Sat 19-Aug-2017
 

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