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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast issued at: 11 December 2019 00:00, valid until: 12 December 2019 00:00

Small Craft Warning

Westerly winds will reach force 6 or 7 at times tonight and on Wednesday on coasts from Fair Head to Roches Point to Erris Head.

Issued at: Tuesday 10-12-2019 22:00

Gale Warning

Westerly winds will reach gale force at times tonight and on Wednesday on coasts from Erris Head to Malin Head to Fair Head.

Issued at: Tuesday 10-12-2019 22:00

Atlantic Swell

on Atlantic coasts

Meteorological Situation at 2100

A deep low pressure area close to Iceland generates a strong unstable westerly airflow over Ireland. Showery troughs will move in from the Atlantic overnight.

Gale Warning: In effect

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Swell on Atlantic coasts: yes

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Erris Head to Fair Head

Wind: Westerly force 7 to gale force, later decreasing force 6 to 7 and then backing southwest.

Weather: Showers, most frequent in the west and some with hail and thunder.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in heavy showers, otherwise good.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: West to southwest force 6 to 7, later decreasing force 5 to 6.

Weather: Showers, most frequent in the west and some with hail and thunder.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in heavy showers, otherwise good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until Friday 13 December 2019 00:00

Fresh to strong winds between west and south at first. Later west to northwest gales will develop for most sea areas. Widespread rain or showers.

Forecast issued at: 11 December 2019 00:00, valid until: 12 December 2019 00:00

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