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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast issued at: 1800 Monday 20 August 2018, valid until: 1800 Tuesday 21 August 2018

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will reach force 6 at times Tuesday afternoon on coasts from Roches Point to Erris Head to Fair Head.

Issued at: Monday 20-08-2018 16:00

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 1500

A very moist west to southwest airflow stretches from Mid-Atlantic across Ireland and Britain with embedded troughs in the flow with an area of high pressure to the south stretching from the Azores to Biscay.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Swell : no

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Erris Head to Malin Head to Howth Head and the north Irish Sea

Wind: Variable force 3 or less, but east to northeast force 3 along the North coast at first. Increasing south to southwest force 3 to 5 by morning. Increasing force 5 or 6 during tomorrow and possibly reaching force 7 at times off the northwest coast.

Weather: Misty with fog in places and occasional rain or drizzle

Visibility: Poor or moderate

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Howth Head to Roches Point to Erris Head and the south Irish Sea

Wind: Southwest to west force 2 to 4. Backing southwest to south force 3 to 5 overnight. Increasing southwest force 4 to 6 later, strongest on south and west coasts.

Weather: Misty with fog in places and occasional rain or drizzle

Visibility: Poor or moderate

Outlook for a further 24 hours until Wednesday 22 August 2018 18:00

Fresh to strong south to southwest winds with rain becoming widespread clearing southeastwards to fresh and gusty northwest winds and scattered showers overnight Tuesday and during Wednesday morning.

Forecast issued at: 1800 Monday 20 August 2018, valid until: 1800 Tuesday 21 August 2018

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