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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 00:00, Friday 21 January 2022 until 00:00, Saturday 22 January 2022

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will increase to force 6 at times during Friday evening on Irish coasts from Erris Head to Rossan Point to Malin Head.

Gale Warning


Meteorological Situation at 21:00 UTC

A light to moderate variable airflow over Ireland will become westerly as an anticyclone of 1042hPa, centred just off the west coast, drifts slowly southeastwards.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head

Wind: Variable or westerly force 2 to 4. Soon becoming west or southwest force 3 or 4. Later increasing southwest force 3 to 5, and reaching force 6 towards the end of the period in the northwest.

Weather: Cloudy to fair at first. Patchy drizzle developing later.

Visibility: Mostly good, becoming moderate at times later.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Wicklow Head to Valentia and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Northwest or variable force 3 or less. Soon becoming west to northwest or variable force 2 to 4.

Weather: Mostly fair.

Visibility: Mostly good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 00:00, Sunday 23 January 2022

Moderate to fresh west to south winds will be strong at times in the northwest. Winds will remain light in the southeast. Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle.

Forecast issued at: 00:00, Friday 21 January 2022

All times are local unless specified

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