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Tuesday, 23 January 2018
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Gale Warning

South to southwest winds will reach gale force or strong gale force on all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea this evening, tonight and overnight, with storm force winds for a time tonight and overnight from Slyne head to Erris Head to Malin Head.
Issued at 17:00 on 23-Jan-2018

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Wednesday 24 January 2018

Issued at 1200 Tuesday 23 January 2018

Gale Warning: In Operation

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 0900:A blustery Westerly airflow over Ireland will back Southwest and increase very strong overnight as a deepening depression tracks to the West and North of the country.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Malin Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and for the Irish Sea
Wind: South to southwest force 6 to 7, moderating force 5 to 6 this afternoon. Increasing gale force 8 to strong gale force 9 during tonight. Becoming Southwest force 7 to gale force 8 tomorrow morning.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Slyne Head to Malin Head
Wind: Southwest force 6 or 7, increasing South to Southwest strong gale force 9 this evening and tonight with some stronger gusts possible. Veering Southwest later tonight and moderating force 6 or 7 tomorrow morning.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Scattered showers today. Rain becoming widespread tonight followed by showers.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Moderate or poor in rain or showers. Otherwise good.

Warning of heavy swell: On Atlantic coasts.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200, Thursday, 25 January 2018: Strong to gale force southwest winds veering Northwest later. Further rain or showers.

Next update before 1900 Tue 23-Jan-2018
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