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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 00:00, Friday 14 May 2021 until 00:00, Saturday 15 May 2021

Small Craft Warning

Southeasterly winds will reach force 6 and gusty through Friday evening and for a time on Friday night on Irish coasts from Carnsore Point to Valentia to Erris Head

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 21:00 UTC

A light to moderate mainly northwesterly or variable airflow covers Ireland. An occluding system will approach the southwest during Friday afternoon, preceded by a freshening southeasterly airflow

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Pt to Valentia to Erris Head

Wind: Variable or northwest force 2 to 4, soon backing south to southwest, later backing southeast and increasing force 5 or 6 and gusty.

Weather: Fair apart from a few showers. Rain developing in the southwest on Friday afternoon and spreading northwards.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers or rain.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Eris Head to Belfast Lough to Carnsore Pt and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Variable force 3 or less, later becoming southeast to east force 3 or 4 between Erris Head and Belfast Lough and becoming southerly force 2 to 4 between Belfast Lough and Carnsore Pt.

Weather: Scattered showers.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 00:00, Sunday 16 May 2021

Fresh southeast winds, veering west to southwest on Munster coasts, occasionally strong in the southwest, becoming moderate to fresh mainly easterly elsewhere. Rain spreading north overnight. Showers following on Saturday.

Forecast issued at: 00:00, Friday 14 May 2021

All times are local unless specified

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