Forecast valid from: 06:00, Sunday 02 October 2022 until 06:00, Monday 03 October 2022
Southerly winds will reach force 6 or higher Sunday night on Irish coasts from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Bloody Foreland.
On northwestern coasts at times Sunday morning.
A filling depression of 981 hPa, centred on the western coast of Iceland, and a ridge of high pressure building from the southwest, generates a mostly moderate to fresh northwesterly airflow over Ireland. A developing depression of 1013 centred to the south of Ireland, with associated fronts affecting southern sea areas, will clear eastwards early Sunday morning.
Small Craft Warning: In effect
Heavy Swell (>4m) : yes
Wind: Decreasing west to northwest force 2 to 4 imminent. Soon backing southwesterly. Later backing southerly and increasing force 5 to 7 by the end of the period.
Weather: Rain and drizzle in southern areas clearing imminently, becoming cloudy to fair with isolated showers. Outbreaks of rain and drizzle towards the end of the period.
Visibility: Mostly good, occasionally moderate or poor in precipitation
Wind: West to northwest force 4 or 5. Soon decreasing northwesterly or variable force 2 to 4. Later backing southerly and increasing force 4 or 5 by the end of the period.
Weather: Cloudy to fair with isolated showers.
Visibility: Mostly good, occasionally moderate or poor in showers.
Strong to near gale force south to southwest winds extending to all sea areas through Monday, reaching gale force on western and northwestern sea areas. Weather: Persistent rain developing in Atlantic and northern sea areas, extending eastwards Monday night.
Forecast issued at: 06:00, Sunday 02 October 2022
All times are local unless specified