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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast issued at: 1800 Friday 25 May 2018, valid until: 1800 Saturday 26 May 2018

Small Craft Warning

North to northeast winds will reach force 6 at times this evening and tonight on coasts from Loop Head to Erris Head to Rossan Point.

Issued at: Friday 25-05-2018 16:00

Meteorological Situation at 1500

A moderate to fresh northeast airflow covers Ireland, with a frontal trough approaching from the east and moving westwards over the country overnight and weakening. The flow will become northeast to east tomorrow and a thundery trough will begin to approach from the southeast later tomorrow.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Swell : no

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

Wind: North to northeast force 5 or 6. Decreasing force 4 or 5 tomorrow.

Weather: Mostly fair, showers later.

Visibility: Good becoming moderate locally poor in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Malin Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: North to northeast force 4 or 5, occasionally force 6 in the Irish Sea. Decreasing northeast force 3 to 5 tomorrow but increasing to force 6 by the end of the period on the south and southeast coast.

Weather: Fair at first, showery rain with mist spreading westwards tonight, clearing for a time tomorrow. Heavy showers in south by the end of the period.

Visibility: Good becoming moderate or poor in rain or showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until Sunday 27 May 2018 18:00

Fresh northeast winds, strong northeast to east at times on south and east coasts. Winds later decreasing moderate southeast on eastern coasts and north or northwest on western coasts. Thundery showers with more prolonged rain at times.

Forecast issued at: 1800 Friday 25 May 2018, valid until: 1800 Saturday 26 May 2018

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