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Gale Warning

1. South to southwest winds will occasionally reach gale force 8 on Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head overnight. 2. South to southwest winds will reach gale force 8 to strong gale force 9 tomorrow morning and afternoon on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea, strongest in the south and southeast and on the Irish Sea.
Issued at 17:00 on 25-Feb-2017

Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds will reach force 6 or 7 and gusty at times overnight on Irish coasts from Malin Head to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head.
Issued at 17:00 on 25-Feb-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 1800 Sunday 26 February 2017

Issued at 1800 Saturday 25 February 2017


Gale Warning: In Operation

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 1500:A cold front is tracking southeastwards over the country and will clear the southeast coast this evening leaving Ireland in a moderate west to southwest airflow. A complex frontal system with a developing wave on it will approach the west coast tonight.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Malin Head to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea
Wind: West to southwest force 4 to 5 backing southwest to south and increasing force 7 to strong gale force 9 by tomorrow morning. Veering west to southwest tomorrow afternoon and decreasing force 6 or 7 and gusty by tomorrow evening.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head
Wind: West to southwest force 4 or 5, backing southwest to south and increasing force 7 to gale force 8 for a time overnight. Veering westerly and decreasing force 5 to 7 and gusty north of Slyne Head tomorrow morning and in the south by noon tomorrow. Backing west to southwest and increasing force 6 or 7, and occasionally reaching gale force 8 tomorrow afternoon.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Remaining rain in the east clearing this evening. Showers elsewhere. Rain arriving along Atlantic coasts overnight becoming widespread tomorrow morning. Showers following from the west in the afternoon and evening.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Moderate to poor in precipitation.

Warning of heavy swell: Increasing on western coasts overnight and tomorrow morning.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800, Monday, 27 February 2017: Strong and gusty westerly or southwesterly winds will continue throughout the period on southern and southwestern coasts. Strong and gusty west to southwesterly winds will gradually ease overnight elsewhere and moderate during Monday becoming cyclonic variable about west and north coasts on Monday evening. Showers or longer spells of rain.

Next update before 0100 Sun 26-Feb-2017
 

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