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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast issued at: 0000 Tuesday 25 September 2018, valid until: 0000 Wednesday 26 September 2018

Small Craft Warning

Southwest to southerly winds will increase to force 6 or higher, on Tuesday, from Malin Head to Wicklow Head to Carnsore Point.

Issued at: Monday 24-09-2018 22:30

Gale Warning

The following Gale Warning has been issued by Met Éireann at 23:30, Monday 24-Sep-2018


Southerly winds will reach gale force on Tuesday, on Irish coastal waters, from Valentia to Erris Head to Malin Head.

Issued at: Monday 24-09-2018 23:00

Meteorological Situation at 2100

An Anticyclone of 1040 hPa, centred across the south of Wales drifts slowly eastwards, allowing a strengthening southerly flow to become established over Ireland. Frontal troughs approaching from the Atlantic will become slow moving close to the north and northwest coasts during Tuesday.

Gale Warning: In effect

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Swell : no

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Slyne Head to Malin Head.

Wind: Southerly force 6 or 7 and gusty imminent, further increasing force 7 to gale force 8 in the morning. Veering southwesterly early Tuesday night and decreasing force 6 or 7.

Weather: Rain, mist and drizzle developing by dawn Tuesday.

Visibility: Moderate to good in precipitation, otherwise good.

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

Wind: South to southwest force 4 or 5 imminent. Increasing force 5 to 7 and gusty on Tuesday, strongest between Malin Head and Carnsore Point and on the Irish Sea.

Weather: Mainly fair, apart from scattered patches of mist or drizzle.

Visibility: Mostly good, but moderate in mist or drizzle.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until Thursday 27 September 2018 00:00

Fresh to strong south to southwest winds will gradually ease through Wednesday. Early drizzle mist and rain clearing with mainly fair weather developing.

Forecast issued at: 0000 Tuesday 25 September 2018, valid until: 0000 Wednesday 26 September 2018

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