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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 06:00, Sunday 17 October 2021 until 06:00, Monday 18 October 2021

Small Craft Warning

Southerly winds will reach force 6 or higher at times Sunday night and Monday on all coasts of Ireland.

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 03:00 UTC

Ireland lies in a moderate to fresh southerly airflow between an anticyclone of 1025hPa, centred over central Europe, and a broad complex depression centred in the mid-Atlantic. Associated frontal troughs embedded in the flow cross the country.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head

Wind: South to southwest force 4 or 5. Veering westerly or variable force 3 or 4 imminent, later backing southerly and steadily increasing to force 6 or 7.

Weather: Cloudy with occasional rain, drizzle and mist.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in precipitation and mist.

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

Wind: Southerly force 5 or 6, decreasing force 4 or 5 imminent, further decreasing force 3 or 4 soon and increasing south to southeast force 5 or 6 again later.

Weather: Cloudy with occasional rain, drizzle and mist.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in precipitation and mist.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 06:00, Tuesday 19 October 2021

Fresh to strong south to southeast winds, occasionally reaching near gale in the west, easing later Monday. Occasional rain, drizzle and mist.

Forecast issued at: 06:00, Sunday 17 October 2021

All times are local unless specified

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