Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea
There is a GALE warning in operation.
Complex low centred across southern Scotland will move north-eastwards, another shallow low will cross the area tonight. Frontal trough continuing to affect the Irish Sea.
Variable force 3 or 4, settling northwest 5 or 6 early tonight, backing west 6 or 7 overnight, backing southwest 7 or gale 8 tomorrow morning. Veering west 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 during the afternoon tomorrow, before easing 5 or 6 during the late afternoon or evening.
Moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
Rain at first, then isolated showers.
Moderate or good, occasionally poor, becoming good overnight.
Outlook for the following 24 hours
West or northwest 4 or 5 occasionally 6 at first.
Moderate becoming slight or moderate overnight into Friday.