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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 12:00, Thursday 02 December 2021 until 12:00, Friday 03 December 2021

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds, veering west to northwest will reach force 6 or higher this evening (Thursday) and tonight on all Irish coasts.

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 09:00 UTC

A transient ridge of high pressure covers Ireland. Low pressure close to Iceland will feed down its associated fronts & strengthening winds later today and tonight.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

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

Wind: West to southwest force 5 or 6 and gusty. Soon increasing force 6 or 7 and gusty. Later moderating northwesterly or variable force 3 to 5.

Weather: Becoming cloudy with rain/drizzle. Mainly fair again later.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in precipitation, otherwise good.

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

Wind: Northwest to west force 3 to 5 imminent, slackest in the north. Soon increasing west to southwest force 5 to 6 and gusty. Moderating northwesterly force 3 or 4 later.

Weather: Hazy sunshine with rain & drizzle after-dark.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in precipitation, otherwise good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 12:00, Saturday 04 December 2021

A shallow wave will track to the south of Ireland for a time on Friday with an unstable and strengthening west to northwest airflow following later. Rain in the south, blustery thundery showers later in Atlantic areas with possible lighting.

Forecast issued at: 12:00, Thursday 02 December 2021

All times are local unless specified

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