Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 12:00, Tuesday 16 August 2022 until 12:00, Wednesday 17 August 2022

Small Craft Warning

Northerly winds will reach force 6 at times today (Tuesday) on all Irish coasts, becoming confined to coasts from Wicklow Head to Dungarvan to Mizen Head overnight tonight.

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 09:00 UTC

Ireland lies in a fresh to strong northerly airflow between a broad, complex area of low pressure of 1004hPa to the south and high pressure of 1031hPa in the mid-Atlantic.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

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

Wind: North to northeast force 5 or 6, later decreasing force 4 or 5.

Weather: Cloudy to fair, isolated showers.

Visibility: Good, moderate in any showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Belfast Lough

Wind: North force 5 or 6, soon decreasing force 4 or 5. Later decreasing westerly or variable force 3 or less.

Weather: Mainly fair, isolated showers.

Visibility: Good, moderate in any showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 12:00, Thursday 18 August 2022

Light to moderate northerly winds, southwest in the west and northwest. Winds increasing fresh to strong southwest to west on Wednesday night and Thursday. Weather: Cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading from the west. Mist patches also.

Forecast issued at: 12:00, Tuesday 16 August 2022

All times are local unless specified