Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea
Strong winds developing tomorrow.
The ridge of high pressure covering the Irish Sea will transfer slowly eastwards, with a deep area of low pressure in the mid-Atlantic driving a cold front across the area Tuesday night.
Southwest mainly force 3 or 4, but occasionally 5 in the south of the area tonight. Steadily increasing 4 or 5 tomorrow morning and south or southwest 5 or 6 during the afternoon, then perhaps occasionally touching 7 in places later in the evening.
Slight, becoming mainly moderate tomorrow afternoon.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
South or southwest mainly force 5 or 6, but perhaps occasionally touching 7 in places at first. Quickly veering west or southwest 5 or 6 towards dawn on Wednesday, then decreasing 4 or 5 during the morning and 3 or 4 through the evening.
Mainly moderate becoming slight or moderate on Wednesday morning and mainly slight during the evening.
Outbreaks of rain spreading from the northwest overnight into Wednesday, but becoming mainly fair early Wednesday morning with only isolated showers possible.
Good, but becoming moderate at times in rain and perhaps in any showers.