Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea
High pressure centred near Norway, 1029mb, with a ridge across the British Isles.
Mainly east or northeast force 3 or 4 backing north or northeast this afternoon. Veering east or northeast again this evening, 3 or 4 occasionally 5.
Smooth or slight, becoming mostly slight later.
Fine or fair, with just a few early patches of mist or fog near the Irish coast.
Good, becoming poor or very poor in any mist and fog at first.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
East or northeast 3 or 4, but occasionally 5 chiefly in the South of the area.