Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea
High pressure centred over northern Scandinavia, with a ridge across most of the British Isles.
Southeast force 5 or 6, but occasionally 7 in a few places, easing east-southeast 4 or 5 for a while this afternoon, then increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 again this evening.
Mostly moderate becoming slight or moderate this afternoon.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
East-southeast force 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 for a time on Sunday morning, easing later in the day to 4 or 5 occasionally 6.
Slight or moderate, soon becoming mostly moderate for a while.