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Thursday, 14 December 2017
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Gale Warning

West to northwest gales or strong gales today on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea.
Issued at 10:00 on 14-Dec-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Friday 15 December 2017

Issued at 1200 Thursday 14 December 2017

Gale Warning: In Operation

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 1200:A very strong west to northwest airflow covers Ireland with showery troughs embedded in the flow. The flow will veer north to northwest tonight

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Valentia to Erris Head
Wind: West to northwest gale force 8 or strong gale force 9, becoming northwesterly this afternoon, and further veering north to northwest tonight, decreasing force 7 to gale force 8 overnight, and further decreasing force 6 to 7 forenoon Friday.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Erris Head to Malin Head to Carnsore Pt and for the Irish Sea
Wind: West to northwest force 6 to gale force 8, veering northwest this afternoon and further veering north to northwest by evening time, increasing gale force 8 to strong gale force 9 tonight, and decreasing force 6 to gale force 8 by morning, further decreasing force 5 to 6 forenoon Friday.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Frequent heavy showers of rain, isolated hail and thunderstorms.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Moderate or poor in precipitation, otherwise good.

Warning of heavy swell: on Atlantic coasts.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200, Saturday, 16 December 2017: Fresh to strong north to northwest winds, gradually backing west to northwest by Saturday morning. Scattered showers

Next update before 1900 Thu 14-Dec-2017
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