Réamhaisnéis limistear na farraige

Forecast valid from: 12:00, Sunday 26 May 2024 until 12:00, Monday 27 May 2024

Small Craft Warning

1. Southwest to west winds will reach force 6 at times from this afternoon and this evening (Sunday) on Irish coasts from Hook Head to Roche's Point Mizen Head 2. Southwest winds will reach force 6 at times overnight and early on Monday morning on coasts from Mizen Head to Loop Head to Slyne Head

Gale Warning


Meteorological Situation at 09:00 UTC

A depression of 1000 hPa about 275 nautical miles to the wet of Connacht, tracks slowly eastwards towards Ireland. An associated frontal trough moves northwards over the country with a moderate southeasterly airflow ahead of it and a moderate to fresh westerly airflow following.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Erris Head to Carlingford Lough to Carnsore Pt and for the Irish Sea

Wind: South to southeast force 2 to 4, strongest south of Carlingford Lough, soon becoming southwesterly, later increasing westerly force 4 or 5, backing southerly force 2 or 3 towards the end of the period.

Weather: Rain clearing slowly northwards with showers following, some heavy with a chance of isolated thunderstorms. Becoming mainly fair tonight.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in rain or showers, otherwise good.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Pt to Valentia to Erris Head

Wind: West to southwest force 4 or 5, occasionally reaching force 6 this afternoon and evening between Carnsore Pt and Mizen Head, later, occasionally reaching force 6 between Mizen Head and Slyne Head.

Weather: Occasional showers, some heavy. Becoming fair for a time tonight, but rain and drizzle will move in from the west overnight.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in showers or rain, otherwise good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 12:00, Tuesday 28 May 2024

Moderate to fresh south to southwest winds, decreasing, backing south to southeast on Monday night, veering southwesterly on south and West coasts on Tuesday morning. Scattered showers on Monday afternoon. Rain spreading northeastwards on Monday night, clearing on Tuesday morning with showers following.

Forecast issued at: 12:00, Sunday 26 May 2024

All times are local unless specified