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Sea Area Forecast

Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds veering southwest to west will reach force 6 or higher at times today on all Irish coasts.
Issued at 05:30 on 26-Jul-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 0000 Thursday 27 July 2017

Issued at 0000 Wednesday 26 July 2017

Gale Warning: Nil

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 2100:A warm front over the west will track eastwards tonight followed by a cold front which will clear the east coast tomorrow morning. Ireland is covered in a strengthening southerly airflow which will veer west to southwest.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Malin Head to Wicklow Head to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea:
Wind: Southerly to southwest force 4 to 6, increasing force 5 to 6 overnight. Veering southwest to west force 4 to 6 forenoon tomorrow.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head:
Wind: Southerly force 5 to 7 and gusty. Veering west to southwest force 5 or 6 tomorrow morning and increasing force 6 or 7 tomorrow afternoon.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Some mist ahead of a band of rain spreading eastwards overnight and clearing to scattered showers tomorrow morning. The showers will be heavy or possibly thundery in the west and north later.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Good, but moderate to poor in mist, rain or showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000, Friday, 28 July 2017: Fresh to strong southwesterly winds, but near gale force along Atlantic coasts and possibly increasing to gale force 8 on northwestern coasts for a time. Scattered showers, which may merge into longer spells of rain in the northwest and north.

Next update before 0700 Wed 26-Jul-2017

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