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Small Craft Warning

South to southeast winds will occasionally reach force 6 today on coasts from Loop Head to Slyne Head to Erris Head.
Issued at 05:00 on 22-Aug-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Wednesday 23 August 2017

Issued at 0600 Tuesday 22 August 2017


Gale Warning: Nil

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 0300:Low pressure situated to the west of Ireland feeds a tropical southerly air-flow across the country. Associated frontal troughs near the west and northwest coast will move eastwards across the country on Tuesday.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Erris Head to Fair Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea
Wind: South or southeast force 3 or 4. Backing southeast to east force 3 to 5 this afternoon, strongest along the north coast. Gradually veering southwest force 3 or 4 by Wednesday morning.
Weather: Outbreaks of rain, heavy and thundery at times. Extensive mist and fog.
Visibility: Moderate or poor.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Valentia to Erris Head
Wind: South or southeast force 4 or 5, occasionally reaching force 6 off the west coast. Veering southwest this evening and decreasing force 3 or 4. Increasing southwest to west force 4 or 5 overnight.
Weather: Occasional rain with extensive mist and fog. Clearer conditions with scattered showers following this evening.
Visibility: Moderate to poor, improving mostly good tonight.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600, Thursday, 24 August 2017: Wind: Fresh, mainly southwesterly in direction. Weather: Scattered showers with improving visibility in all sea areas.

Next update before 1300 Tue 22-Aug-2017
 
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