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Wednesday, 29 March 2017
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Small Craft Warning

Southerly winds of force 6 on Irish coasts from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head through the rest of today and tonight and also for a time early this afternoon between Slyne Head and Fair Head.
Issued at 12:00 on 29-Mar-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Thursday 30 March 2017

Issued at 1200 Wednesday 29 March 2017

Gale Warning: Nil

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 0900:A slow moving steering depression in Mid Atlantic maintains a very moist south to southwest airflow over Ireland with waves on embedded frontal troughs feeding northwards over Ireland during the next 24hrs.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea
Wind: Southerly force 5 or 6, locally force 7 this evening.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Loop Head to Fair Head
Wind: Mostly southerly force 5 or 6, locally force 7 at first on the northwest coast at first. Decreasing southerly force 4 or 5 generally by evening. Increasing force 5 or 6 tomorrow.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Occasional periods of rain with soem heavy falls. Fog banks also, especially in the south and east.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Poor or moderate

Warning of heavy swell: In the southwest today

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200, Friday, 31 March 2017: Mostly fresh to strong southerly winds becoming southwesterly on Friday in western and southern areas. Rain, heavy at times, with fog, clearing eastwards to occasional showers later.

Next update before 1900 Wed 29-Mar-2017
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