Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea
Gales or severe gales.
A complex and deep set of Atlantic lows will continue to drive frontals troughs across the Irish Sea at times.
Southwest force 7 or gale 8, occasionally touching severe gale 9 in places. Veering West or Southwest 7 or gale 8 this afternoon, before decreasing 6 or 7 later this evening or tonight.
Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough this morning, then moderate or rough again tonight.
Occasional rain or showers.
Good, occasionally moderate or poor in rain or showers.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
Increasing West or Southwest gale 8 or severe gale 9 tomorrow morning, and perhaps occasionally storm force 10 in places around the middle of the day. Then decreasing West 6 or 7 during the evening, before backing Southwest 5 or 6 overnight.
Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough tomorrow morning, possibly high in places, then falling moderate or rough again overnight.
Occasional rain or showers, then fair later.
Good, falling moderate or poor in rain or showers.