Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 00:00, Sunday 01 October 2023 until 00:00, Monday 02 October 2023

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will reach force 6 on Irish coasts from Loop Head to Erris Head to Malin Head

Gale Warning


Meteorological Situation at 21:00 UTC

Low pressure of 982hPa in mid north Atlantic places Ireland in a fresh to strong southerly airflow, associated frontal troughs across the country.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

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

Wind: South to southwest force 6 or 7. Soon southwest force 5 or 6.

Weather: Mainly fair, apart from isolated showers.

Visibility: Mostly good.

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

Wind: Southerly force 5 or 6. Soon decreasing southwest force 4 or 5. Later southwest to west force 3 or 4.

Weather: Rain, clearing to mainly fair soon.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in rain. Improving mostly good soon.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 00:00, Tuesday 03 October 2023

Strong southwest winds in the northwest, light to moderate elsewhere. Scattered showers in Atlantic sea areas with frontal rain on southern coasts later.

Forecast issued at: 00:00, Sunday 01 October 2023

All times are local unless specified