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Sea Area Forecast

Forecast issued at: 1800 Wednesday 21 November 2018, valid until: 1800 Thursday 22 November 2018

Small Craft Warning

East to southeast winds will reach force 6 or higher at times overnight, on all coasts of Ireland.

Issued at: Wednesday 21-11-2018 17:30

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 1500

A moderate to fresh, unstable, easterly airflow over Ireland will strengthen overnight and on Thursday, as a frontal trough approaches the south coast.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Swell : no

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Wicklow Head to Mizen Head to Loop Head

Wind: Southeasterly force 4 or 5 imminent, increasing force 5 or 6 later tonight and force 6 or 7 and gusty in the morning.

Weather: Showers or longer spells of rain, with the risk of hail and thunder. But some fair weather also.

Visibility: Poor in rain or showers, otherwise moderate or good

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

Wind: Southeast force 5 to 7 and gusty, decreasing force 4 or 5 by dawn. Winds backing easterly during the day tomorrow.

Weather: Showers or longer spells of rain, with the risk of hail and thunder. But some fair weather also.

Visibility: Poor in rain or showers, otherwise moderate or good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until Friday 23 November 2018 18:00

Fresh to strong and gusty easterly winds, later decreasing moderate to fresh. Rain on southern coasts, scattered showers elsewhere.

Forecast issued at: 1800 Wednesday 21 November 2018, valid until: 1800 Thursday 22 November 2018

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