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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 12:00, Thursday 26 November 2020 until 12:00, Friday 27 November 2020

Small Craft Warning


Gale Warning


Atlantic Swell

developing in the NW.

Meteorological Situation at 09:00 UTC

A ridge of high pressure covers Ireland in a mostly light to moderate north to northwest airflow. A fresh southwest airflow will develop in the west and north today as a weak cold front gradually approaches.

Heavy Swell (>4m) : yes

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Belfast Lough to Carnsore Point to Valentia and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Northerly or variable force 2 to 4. Soon becoming variable force 3 or less.

Weather: Fair to cloudy. Isolated showers with possible mist/fog.

Visibility: Generally good but poor near fog.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Belfast Lough

Wind: West to southwest force 4 or 5, gusty at times in the northwest. Backing south to southwest later.

Weather: Mostly cloudy. Patchy rain, drizzle and mist later.

Visibility: Generally good, reducing moderate at times later.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 12:00, Saturday 28 November 2020

Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds, strongest along southwest coasts. Mostly cloudy with well scattered showers.

Forecast issued at: 12:00, Thursday 26 November 2020

All times are local unless specified

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