Foras na Mara

Offshore Wave Warning for Saturday and Sunday 8th & 9th December

 

Offshore waves in excess of 10 metres in height are predicted this Saturday evening (8th December) and Sunday morning (9th December) off the west coast of Ireland, due to the passing of an intense atmospheric depression.

The prediction model can be viewed on the Marine Institute's Wave Forecast page. While data from the five operational weatherbuoys operated by the Marine Institute and Met. Eireann, can be viewed on the Marine Institute's Weather Buoy Network page.

Analysis of the results of events following last weeks wave warning are given in the attached document Wave Forecast November 2007  which shows a map of the North Atlantic area, with detail concentrating on the west Coast of Ireland.