Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 06:00, Monday 22 April 2024 until 06:00, Tuesday 23 April 2024

Small Craft Warning

North to northwest winds will reach force 6 at times this afternoon and evening on Irish coasts from Fair Head to Belfast Lough to Strangford Lough

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 03:00 UTC

An anticyclone of 1034 hPa covers Ireland and maintains a light to moderate anticyclonic airflow over the country. A moderate to fresh northerly airflow will develop over Ireland today.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

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

Wind: North to northwest force 2 to 4, increasing northerly force 4 or 5 imminent, soon occasionally reaching force 6 between Fair Head and Strangford Lough, later decreasing force 3 or 4 overnight

Weather: Mainly fair. Chance of a few light showers. Localised mist or fog patches possible

Visibility: Mostly good, decreasing moderate or poor in any mist or fog patches.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Hook Head to Roches Pt to Mizen Head

Wind: Northerly or variable force 3 or less, increasing north to northwest force 3 or 4 imminent, soon decreasing northerly or variable force 2 to 4, later increasing northerly force 3 or 4

Weather: Mainly fair. Localised mist or fog patches possible

Visibility: Mostly good, decreasing moderate or poor in any mist or fog patches.

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

Wind: Northerly or variable force 3 or less, increasing north to northeast force 2 to 4 imminent, later increasing northerly force 3 or 4, occasionally force 5

Weather: Mainly fair. Chance of a few light showers in the north. Localised mist or fog patches possible

Visibility: Mostly good, decreasing moderate or poor in any mist or fog patches.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 06:00, Wednesday 24 April 2024

Moderate to fresh northerly winds. Mainly fair. Chance of a few isolated light showers at first in the west

Forecast issued at: 06:00, Monday 22 April 2024

All times are local unless specified