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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 12:00, Sunday 11 April 2021 until 12:00, Monday 12 April 2021

Small Craft Warning

Northwest winds will reach force 6 at times this afternoon (Sunday) and this evening on Irish coasts from Slyne Head to Erris Head to Bloody Foreland.

Issued at: 11:00, Sunday 11 April 2021

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 09:00 UTC

High pressure of 1032hPa in the Atlantic steers a moderate to fresh northwest air-flow over Ireland. Weak frontal troughs are embedded in the air-flow and will track over Ireland later Sunday.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Howth Head to Mizen Head to Bloody Foreland and for the south Irish Sea

Wind: North to northwest force 4 or 5 and occasionally reaching force 6 between Slyne Head and Bloody Foreland. Later becoming northwest force 4 or 5.

Weather: Scattered showers at first. Rain spreading from the northwest later today.

Visibility: Mostly good, decreasing moderate or poor in precipitation.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Bloody Foreland to Belfast Lough to Howth Head and for the north Irish Sea

Wind: North to northwest force 4 or 5. Imminently becoming northwest or variable force 3 or 4. Later northwest or variable force 3 or less.

Weather: Scattered showers at first. Rain spreading from the northwest later today.

Visibility: Mostly good, decreasing moderate or poor in precipitation.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 12:00, Tuesday 13 April 2021

Moderate to fresh northwesterly winds, with light variable winds in the north and northeast. Decreasing light to moderate westerly or variable through Monday. Weather: Patchy rain on Sunday night, followed by scattered showers on Monday.

Forecast issued at: 12:00, Sunday 11 April 2021

All times are local unless specified

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