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Sea Area Forecast


Sea Area Forecast until 06:00 Wednesday 29th March 2023. Issued at 06:00 Tuesday 28th March 2023.

Meteorological Situation at 0300 : Ireland lies in a strong to near gale force southerly airflow generated by a depression of 972hPa in the north Atlantic. The associated warm front will track across the country this morning, with showery troughs following this afternoon.

Small Craft Warning: yes

Gale Warning: no

Heavy Swell (>4m): no


FORECAST FOR IRISH COASTAL WATERS FROM BLOODY FORELAND TO CARLINGFORD LOUGH TO HOOK HEAD AND FOR THE IRISH SEA

Wind: Southerly force 6 or 7, soon decreasing force 4 or 5. Later occasionally reaching force 6.

Weather: Rain, showers soon. Mist and fog possible.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in precipitation, mist and fog.


FORECAST FOR IRISH COASTAL WATERS FROM HOOK HEAD TO LOOP HEAD TO BLOODY FORELAND

Wind: Decreasing south to southwest force 4 or 5 imminent, soon occasionally reaching force 6. Later increasing force 5 or 6, touching force 7 at times by the end of the period.

Weather: Showers imminent. Rain and drizzle later, with mist and fog possible.

Visibility: Generally good. Later decreasing moderate or poor in precipitation, mist and fog.


Outlook for a further 24 hours until 06:00 Thursday 30th March 2023: Fresh to strong southerly winds, reaching near gale force at times in western areas. Veering southwest on Wednesday. Decreasing moderate at times in the east and northeast on Wednesday night. Weather: Rain and drizzle on Wednesday morning, with areas of mist and fog. Showers on Wednesday evening and night.

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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