Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 06:00, Saturday 25 May 2024 until 06:00, Sunday 26 May 2024

Small Craft Warning

Southeast winds will reach force 6 or higher at times today on Irish coasts from Carnsore Point to Mizen Head to Rossan Point

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 03:00 UTC

Ireland lies in a freshening southeast airflow. Frontal troughs, associated with an elongated area of low pressure of 996hPa in mid Atlantic, approach the southwest and will cross the country during the period.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Mizen Head to Rossan Point

Wind: Southeast force 5 or 6, increasing force 6 or 7 imminent, later veering southwest and decreasing force 3 or 4.

Weather: Fair to cloudy, rain soon, clearing to showers later.

Visibility: Mainly good, decreasing moderate or poor in rain.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Rossan Point to Carlingford Lough to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Southeast to south force 3 or 4, occasionally force 5 in the north, backing southeast to east force 3 or 4 later.

Weather: Fair at first, later rain, clearing to showers by the end of the forecast period.

Visibility: Mainly good, decreasing moderate or poor in rain.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 06:00, Monday 27 May 2024

Moderate to fresh southeast winds, becoming moderate to fresh westerly, strong on southern coasts and light variable in the north. Rain clearing to showers.

Forecast issued at: 06:00, Saturday 25 May 2024

All times are local unless specified