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Monday, 24 April 2017
  
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Small Craft Warning

Westerly winds veering northwest to north and increasing force 6 and gusty at times overnight and Monday morning on Irish coasts from Erris Head to Rossan Point to Belfast Lough. The risk will gradually extend to all Irish coasts later Monday, with force 7 and gusty possible about north and west coasts.
Issued at 23:00 on 23-Apr-2017

Sea Area Forecast until 0000 Tuesday 25 April 2017

Issued at 0000 Monday 24 April 2017


Gale Warning: Nil

Small Craft Warning: In Operation

Meteorological Situation at 2100:A ridge of high pressure over southern parts of Ireland will decline to the southwest tonight. Meanwhile a depression of 1006hPa just to the northeast of Scotland will track eastwards into the North Sea towards Scandinavia. Frontal troughs associated with this depression will track southwards over the country during Monday introducing a cold, unstable northerly airflow.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Belfast Lough to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea
Wind: Westerly force 3 to 5 veering northwest by Monday morning and increasing force 5 to 7 and gusty Monday afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Roche?s Point to Mizen Head.
Wind: Variable force 3 or less, becoming northerly overnight and increasing force 3 or 4 on Monday morning. Further increasing force 4 to 6 and gusty on Monday evening.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Erris Head to Belfast Lough.
Wind: Northwest to north force 2 to 4, but force occasionally force 5 or 6 about the Ulster coast overnight. Increasing force 4 to 6 and gusty on Monday morning. Further increasing force 5 to 7 and gusty on Monday afternoon.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Mainly fair at first. Rain in the north spreading south during Monday, followed by showers.

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

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000, Wednesday, 26 April 2017: Fresh to strong and gusty northerly winds, near gale or perhaps gale force in the north at first, gradually easing moderate to fresh by the end of the period. Scattered showers, heavy with a risk of hail and thunder.

Next update before 0700 Mon 24-Apr-2017
 
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