Ireland wind barbs map (wind direction and speed) and pressure. Met Éireann’s high resolution model is used for the first 54 hours followed by the ECMWF model. The forecast fields are for every hour for the first 3 days then every 3 hours up to 6 days ahead.
The map has 3 zoom levels of barb resolution.
Knot and Beaufort Force equivalent colours in the legend. Small Craft Warning wind speed area as indicated by blue/yellow stripes. The colours also include the Marine warning levels of yellow, orange and red for wind speeds and purple indicating hurricane force winds.
- Beaufort Scale Chart
- Warnings Explained
A wind barbs/knot chart is available in our FAQ page