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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast issued at: 0600 Wednesday 21 November 2018, valid until: 0600 Thursday 22 November 2018

Small Craft Warning

Northeast winds will reach force 6 or higher at times today on coasts from Erris Head to Malin Head to Howth Head.

Issued at: Wednesday 21-11-2018 05:00

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 0300

An Anticyclone with central pressure of 1040 hPa in the Norwegian Sea will decline a little over the next 24hs and the area of low pressure over northern France will edge further north. The unstable fresh to strong east to northeast air-flow over Ireland will veer southeast and fall off light in southern areas for a time today.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Swell : no

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

Wind: East to northeast force 4 or 5, Becoming southeast force 3 to 4 for a time on today, but force 5 in the Irish Sea. Increasing force 6 or 7 on southern coasts tonight

Weather: Showers or longer spells of rain, some hail and thunder also. Some fair conditions at times in western areas

Visibility: Poor in rain or showers otherwise moderate or good

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

Wind: East to northeast force 6 and gusty, occasionally force 7, veering southeast during today. Decreasing force 4 to 6 overnight

Weather: Showers or longer spells of rain, some hail and thunder also. Some fair conditions at times in western areas

Visibility: Poor in rain or showers otherwise moderate or good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until Friday 23 November 2018 06:00

Strong to gale force southeasterly along southern and southwestern coasts, fresh and gusty elsewhere. Rain and hail showers, becoming well scattered for a time. Rain later on southern coasts.

Forecast issued at: 0600 Wednesday 21 November 2018, valid until: 0600 Thursday 22 November 2018

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