Sea Area Forecast

Forecast valid from: 18:00, Tuesday 29 November 2022 until 18:00, Wednesday 30 November 2022

Small Craft Warning

Southeast to south winds will reach force 6 or higher at times on all Irish coasts, becoming confined to coasts from Slyne Head to Bloody Foreland to Belfast Lough late on Wednesday morning.

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 15:00 UTC

A complex region of low pressure (983 hPa) in the north Atlantic and a region of high pressure (1023 hPa) over southwestern Europe maintain a fresh to strong southeast to south airflow over Ireland. A warm front will arrive to the southwest of the country imminent.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Loop Head to Erris Head

Wind: Southeast to south force 6 or 7. Decreasing force 5 or 6 imminent. Later decreasing south to southwest force 4 or 5.

Weather: Cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle. Some mist and fog patches developing soon.

Visibility: Decreasing moderate or poor in precipitation, mist and fog.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Erris Head to Fair Head to Wicklow Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Southeast to south force 5 or 6.

Weather: Becoming cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle imminent. Some isolated patches of coastal mist and fog may develop as well.

Visibility: Decreasing moderate or poor in precipitation, mist and fog.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Wicklow Head to Dungarvan to Mizen Head

Wind: Increasing southeast to south force 5 or 6 imminent. Later decreasing force 3 or 4.

Weather: Cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle imminent.

Visibility: Decreasing moderate or poor in precipitation.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 18:00, Thursday 01 December 2022

Mainly moderate to fresh southerly winds, increasing fresh to strong on Thursday morning. Weather: Cloudy with patchy outbreaks of rain or drizzle.

Forecast issued at: 18:00, Tuesday 29 November 2022

All times are local unless specified