Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea
Strong winds later.
High pressure to the southwest of Ireland and low pressure near Iceland driving a warm front across the area tonight.
Mainly west 3 or 4, occasionally 5, but locally variable 3 or less at first, increasing west 4 or 5 in all waters overnight. Backing west or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later tomorrow morning, before veering west or northwest Wednesday evening.
Slight, occasionally moderate in the east later.
Some patchy light rain or drizzle at first and again later mainly in the north tomorrow evening.
Good, occasionally moderate or poor in rain or drizzle.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6, decreasing mainly 3 or 4 Thursday morning and falling variable 3 or less in the southwest later.
Slight or moderate, falling slight later.