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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast issued at: 23 February 2020 18:00, valid until: 24 February 2020 18:00

Small Craft Warning

Winds cyclonic variable, becoming mostly westerly will reach force 6 or higher tonight and on Monday on coasts from Loop Head to Rossan Point to Fair Head.

Issued at: Sunday 23-02-2020 17:00

Gale Warning

Southwest winds will reach gale force tonight on Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Roches Point to Loop Head, extending early Monday to include coastal waters from Fair Head to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and the Irish Sea.

Issued at: Sunday 23-02-2020 17:00

Atlantic Swell

on Atlantic coasts

Meteorological Situation at 1500

A weak ridge extended from the Atlantic today and a frontal system will follow from the southwest tonight, introducing a strengthening southwesterly airflow.

Gale Warning: In effect

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Swell on Atlantic coasts: yes

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Wicklow Head to Roches Point to Slyne Head and the south Irish Sea

Wind: Imminently becoming southeast force 4 to 6, soon veering southwest and increasing force 6 to gale force 8. Later further veering west northwest force 6 to 7 Monday afternoon.

Weather: Rain spreading to all sea areas tonight, clearing to showers on Monday.

Visibility: Moderate to poor in precipitation, becoming mostly good on Monday.

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

Wind: Mostly south force 2 to 4, soon becoming southeast and increasing force 5 to 7. Later becoming cyclonic to mostly west northwest force 6 to 7, reaching gale force 8 in the Irish Sea.

Weather: Rain spreading to all sea areas tonight, clearing to showers on Monday.

Visibility: Moderate to poor in precipitation, becoming mostly good on Monday.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until Tuesday 25 February 2020 18:00

Strong and gusty westerly winds, reaching gale force in the southwest later Tuesday. Widespread wintry showers with a risk of hail and thunder.

Forecast issued at: 23 February 2020 18:00, valid until: 24 February 2020 18:00

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