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Sea Area Forecast


Sea Area Forecast until 00:00 Monday 23rd May 2022. Issued at 00:00 Sunday 22nd May 2022.

Meteorological Situation at 2100 : Ireland lies in a fresh southwest airflow between high pressure 1021hPa over north France and a filling low 997hPa south of Iceland. A front lies over the northwest of the country tracking northeastwards in the flow.

Small Craft Warning: yes

Gale Warning: no

Heavy Swell (>4m): no


FORECAST FOR IRISH COASTAL WATERS FROM VALENTIA TO ERRIS HEAD TO MALIN HEAD

Wind: Southwest force 5 or 6 decreasing force 4 or 5 imminent. Soon occasionally gusting force 6. Later veering northwest force 4 or 5 and gusty at end of period.

Weather: Rain, drizzle and mist. Fair with showers later, some heavy in the north.

Visibility: Moderate, occasionally poor, soon improving mostly good.


FORECAST FOR IRISH COASTAL WATERS FROM MALIN HEAD TO WICKLOW HEAD TO VALENTIA AND THE IRISH SEA

Wind: South to southwest force 4 or 5, occasionally reaching force 6 in the Irish Sea. Soon decreasing southwest force 3 to 5. Later increasing south to southwest force 4 or 5, occasionally force 6 in the Irish Sea.

Weather: Cloudy with showers. Possible mist or fog banks. Later becoming fair with showers, some heavy in the north.

Visibility: Moderate, possibly poor at times.


Outlook for a further 24 hours until 00:00 Tuesday 24th May 2022: A light to moderate northwesterly airflow will develop. Winds will freshen on southern areas, extending into the Irish Sea Monday evening. Weather: Fair with showers. Possible isolated thunderstorms near the east coast Monday evening.

All times are local unless specified (local = IST (Irish Standard Time from end Mar to end Oct) or GMT (Greenwich Mean Time from end Oct to end Mar))

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