Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea
Complex Atlantic low will push a waving frontal system eastwards into the Irish Sea later tomorrow.
South or Southwest 4 or 5, increasing mainly 5 or 6 later tonight, although remaining a force or two lighter around Liverpool Bay and Morecambe Bay. Little change during tomorrow morning and afternoon, then during the evening increasing occasionally 7 over central and western parts of the area, and becoming 5 or 6 around Liverpool Bay and Morecambe Bay.
Slight or moderate, becoming mainly moderate tonight, then occasionally rough in the west of the area tomorrow afternoon and evening.
Fair, then outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading from the west later tomorrow.
Good, becoming moderate or poor in rain later.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
South 5 or 6 occasionally 7 at first, gradually veering and decreasing Northwest 4 or 5 later tomorrow night or on Thursday morning as the front moves slowly through the area. Then becoming West 3 or 4 on Thursday afternoon.
Moderate or rough, gradually falling slight or moderate on Thursday.
Rain and drizzle with some areas of mist, gradually clearing eastwards later tomorrow night or on Thursday morning.
Moderate or poor, gradually becoming good.