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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 12:00, Friday 21 January 2022 until 12:00, Saturday 22 January 2022

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will reach force 6 at times this evening, tonight and tomorrow (Saturday) on Irish coasts from Erris Head to Rossan Point to Malin Head.

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 09:00 UTC

A light to moderate variable mainly southwesterly airflow covers Ireland. An anticyclone of 1042hPa lies centred just to the southwest of county.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head

Wind: Southwest force 3 to 5. Soon increasing force 5 or 6, strongest in the northwest.

Weather: Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Howth Head to Wicklow Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: West to northwest force 3 or 4. Later backing westerly force 3 to 5.

Weather: Mostly cloudy.

Visibility: Mostly good.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Wicklow Head to Hook Head to Valentia

Wind: Variable force 3 or less.

Weather: Mostly cloudy.

Visibility: Mostly good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 12:00, Sunday 23 January 2022

West or southwest winds backing southerly, will be fresh or strong in the west and north but light to moderate elsewhere. Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle, mainly in Atlantic sea areas.

Forecast issued at: 12:00, Friday 21 January 2022

All times are local unless specified

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