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The possible high winds expected on Monday are due to the predicted track of Cat 1 Hurricane Ophelia
There is a risk of severe gales or storm force winds developing across Ireland nearly next week as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia tracks north from the Azores toward Ireland. As a result, Dun Laoghaire Marina has issued a caution…
150 Years Of The Shipping Forecast
#ShippingForecast - Do you know your Dogger from your Fisher? If so, it’s likely you know the Shipping Forecast, the 150th anniversary of which was marked last Thursday 24 August. But do you know how the specialised weather broadcast came…
The wind speed projection for Ireland for 2am on Tuesday morning 6 February shows high winds approaching from the west
#Weather - Batten down the hatches: the West of Ireland is in for a windy one this coming Monday night (5 February). The latest maps from Dark Sky show a large weather mass of high winds barrelling across the Atlantic…
Severe windy weather approaching Ireland’s North West on Wednesday 21 December
#Weather - Met Éireann has announced a Status Yellow small craft warning for strong gales in effect today (Wednesday 21 December) ahead of Storm Barbara’s expected arrival at the weekend. Southwest winds will reach Force 8 at times this evening…
Rising Sea Levels: A pilot cutter in rough seas off the Irish coast which have risen 7cms alone since early 1990's. The next 5-15 years are critical to act if we are to stop 'permanent' damage to the planet
#RisingSeaLevels - Rising sea levels around Ireland due to climate change are almost 7cm since the early 1990s. The Irish Examiner writes that this is due to the rising temperature of the planet, greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and the melting…
Northern Lights Shimmer Over Belfast & Lough Neagh
#Aurora - Skywatchers in Northern Ireland were treated to a spectacular light show last night (Monday 7 March) as a "lucky combination" of weather conditions made the aurora borealis visible across much of the country. The video below, via Tam…
Storm Jake has arrived - See Video below
Storm Jake has been officially named by Met Éireann. The strongest gusts will mainly affect Ireland with lower impacts for the UK. Winds will strengthen around southwest parts of the UK through this morning, particularly as a band of showers…
#StormImogen - Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange alert for all coastal areas from midnight tonight (Sunday 7 February) as Storm Imogen sweeps in. The warning is already in effect for mariners in all Irish coastal waters and the…
A 'temporary ozone hole' has formed over Ireland & UK due to acid droplets in recent stratospheric clouds destroying ozone, according to London based Meteorologist Simon Cardy who tweeted an image of the hole this morning. Cardy is a Meteorologist specialising…
Gales for the UK and Ireland tomorrow as ex USA Winter Storm Jonas passes NW Scotland. Gusts >70mph exposed N & W. Met Eireann say Tonight will start dry, however wet and very windy weather will develop during the night. The…
#Flooding - BBC NI weatherman Barra Best has posted video to Twitter showing some of the damaging flooding at Kinnego Marina – home of Lough Neagh Sailing Club – on the southern shores of Lough Neagh near Lurgan. And local…
#ClimateChange - Models to predict the future climate indicate that global temperatures will rise by an average of as much as 4.5C by the end of this century, bringing a rise in sea levels and changes to rainfall patterns. And…
#StormFrank - Storm Frank may have passed but possible strong gales are still forecast for today (Thursday 31 December), making for a very windy New Year's Eve. A Status Yellow marine warning has been issued by weather forecasters Met Éireann…
#StormFrank - Stay away from coastal areas for the next 24 hours - that's the message from the Irish Coast Guard as Storm Frank sweeps in from the Atlantic today (Tuesday 29 December). As the Belfast Telegraph reports, all vessels…
#StormFrank - South to southeast gales have been forecast for all coasts on the Irish Sea today as Storm Frank advances from the Atlantic. Met Éireann's Status Yellow marine warning, issued early this morning (Monday 28 December), advises that southwest…
#StormEva - A Status Orange gale warning is in effect for all Irish coastal waters as the fifth winter storm of the season moves in from the Atlantic today (Wednesday 23 December). Storm Eva will see south to southwest gales…

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