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Wednesday, 13 December 2017
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Réamhaisnéis Limistéar na Farraige

Rabhadh Gála

1. West to northwest gales developing overnight on Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head. 2. West to northwest gales will extend to all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea at times during Wednesday, reaching strong gale along Atlantic and southern coasts.
Issued at 23:00 on 12-Dec-2017

Rabhadh Mionsoithí

Westerly winds backing southwest tonight will reach force 6 or higher overnight on Irish coasts from Malin Head to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head.
Issued at 23:00 on 12-Dec-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 0000 Thursday 14 December 2017

Issued at 0000 Wednesday 13 December 2017

Gale Warning: In Operation

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 2100:A cold and unstable westerly airflow over Ireland will strengthen overnight and during Wednesday. Active frontal troughs embedded in this flow will track eastwards over the area during the period.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Malin Head to Wicklow Head to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea.
Wind: West to southwest force 4 to 6 and gusty overnight, increasing force 5 to 7 and gusty by morning. Veering west to northwest force 6 to gale force 8 Wednesday afternoon, possibly strong gale force 9 at times along the south coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head.
Wind: West to northwest, increasing force 6 to gale force 8 overnight. Further increasing force 7 to strong gale force 9 Wednesday afternoon south of Rossan Point.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Heavy showers in Atlantic sea areas overnight, becoming widespread early Wednesday with a risk of hail and thunder.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Moderate to good, but reducing to poor in heavy precipitation.

Warning of heavy swell: Developing on Atlantic coasts Wednesday morning.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000, Friday, 15 December 2017: Gale or strong gale force west to northwest winds on south and west coasts, near gale to gale west to southwest elsewhere. Becoming cyclonic variable for a time during Thursday in the north and northeast. Veering strong to gale force northwest to north everywhere on Thursday night. Blustery showers, most frequent for Atlantic sea areas.

Next update before 0700 Wed 13-Dec-2017
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