Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea
Strong winds at first.
Low pressure to the north of Scotland moving eastwards, driving frontal troughs across the British Isles.
South or southwest force 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5 this afternoon, then veering west or southwest 3 or 4 later this evening & tonight.
Mainly moderate, becoming slight or moderate this afternoon.
Occasional rain and drizzle, then becoming mainly fair this evening.
Good, becoming moderate or poor at times in rain or drizzle.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
West or southwest force 3 or 4, increasing westerly 4 or 5 during Saturday morning, before increasing further 5 or 6 Saturday afternoon.
Slight or moderate, becoming mainly moderate overnight into Sunday.
Mainly fair only isolated showers.