Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 00:00, Sunday 04 December 2022 until 00:00, Monday 05 December 2022

Small Craft Warning

Easterly winds will reach force 6 at times on Sunday on all coasts.

Gale Warning


Meteorological Situation at 21:00 UTC

A light to moderate mainly easterly airflow covers Ireland, between an anticyclone of 1035 over Iceland and an area of low pressure near the Azores. Frontal troughs along the west coast will move westwards with a freshening easterly airflow developing over the country.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

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

Wind: Southeast force 4 or 5. Soon backing east force 5 or 6.

Weather: Patchy rain or drizzle at first. Soon mainly fair.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in precipitation becoming mostly good.

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

Wind: Easterly 4 or 5. Soon increasing force 4 to 6.

Weather: Fair or cloudy with scattered showers.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in showers, otherwise good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 00:00, Tuesday 06 December 2022

Fresh or strong easterly winds, moderate at times in the east and northeast but near gale at times in the southwest. Fair or cloudy with a few scattered showers.

Forecast issued at: 00:00, Sunday 04 December 2022

All times are local unless specified