Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea
Strong wind later on Friday.
A weak ridge over northern Scotland will decline as a complex series of lows to the south and west of the British Isles deepen slightly and move eastwards.
East or southeast force 4 or 5 increasing 5 or 6 later on Friday evening.
Slight becoming slight or moderate.
Good, becoming moderate in heavier showers.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
Southeast soon backing east-southeast or east, 5 or 6, occasionally 7, backing east or east-northeast 4 or 5 during Saturday afternoon and evening.
Slight or moderate.