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Wednesday, 18 October 2017
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Rabhadh Gála

Southeasterly winds veering northwesterly will occasionally reach gale force 8 on Irish Coastal waters from Wicklow Head to Roches Point to Valentia on Thursday afternoon.
Issued at 18:00 on 18-Oct-2017

Rabhadh Mionsoithí

1. Southeasterly winds will reach force 6 or 7 at times on all Irish coasts during tonight and tomorrow morning. 2. During Thursday afternoon, southeasterly winds veering northwesterly will reach force 6 or 7 at times on Irish coasts from Valentia to Malin Head to Wicklow Head.
Issued at 18:00 on 18-Oct-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 1800 Thursday 19 October 2017

Issued at 1800 Wednesday 18 October 2017

Gale Warning: In Operation

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 1500:An active occlusion will approach the Atlantic coast this evening, crossing eastwards over the country this evening and tonight. A low centre will transfer eastwards along the south coast tomorrow afternoon.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Erris Head to Fair Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea
Wind: South to southeast force 5 to 7, veering northwesterly in the northwest and north on Thursday afternoon.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Mizen Head to Erris Head
Wind: Southerly force 4 to 6, occasionally force 7 overnight, veering northwesterly tomorrow morning on the west coast and tomorrow afternoon on the south coast. Increasing force 6 to gale force 8 on Thursday afternoon, but cyclonic variable force 4 or less for a time as the low centre passes.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Patchy rain and drizzle, turning to heavy, possibly thundery rain, in the west tonight and spreading eastwards. Patches of mist and fog also.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Reducing poor in precipitation, mist and fog, otherwise moderate.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800, Friday, 20 October 2017: Fresh and gusty southeast winds at first in the east, will veer strong to near gale and gusty northwesterly on Thursday night, while decreasing moderate to fresh on western and southern coasts. Strong to gale force southeast winds developing from the southwest on Friday afternoon. Rain clearing eastwards on Thursday followed by fine or fair weather for a time, before more rain arrives in the southwest during Friday morning.

Next update before 0100 Thu 19-Oct-2017
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