Sea Area Forecast

Valid until 0600 Mon 26 Feb 2018

Issued at 0600 Sun 25 Feb 2018

Small craft warning: In operation.

Meteorological Situation at 0300: Ireland lies in a fresh to strong southeasterly air-flow between an intense area of high pressure of 1054hPa positioned over northern Scandinavia and low pressure of 990hPa positioned approximately 400 nautical miles southwest of Valentia.

Forecast for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or southeast force 5 or 6, occasionally reaching force 7 off the southwest coast.

Weather: Mainly fair. Isolated mist patches.

Visibility: Mostly good, but reducing moderate in any mist.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Tue 27 Feb 2018

Fresh to strong east or southeast winds. Weather: Mainly fair, occasional mist. Isolated snow flurries in the east later.