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Salt Shipments Bound for Cork
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As artic conditions persist throughout the country, another shipment of rock-salt is due to arrive at the port of Cork tonight, writes Jehan Ashmore. The cargo-ship, CFL Prospect with 6,300 tonnes of salt onboard, set sail from the Mediterranean over a…
Emergency Salt Shipments Supplies Due To Arrive
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The National Road's Authority (NRA) are expecting shipments of emergency salt from Egypt and Morocco to arrive next week, according to a report in the Irish Independent.  Two vessels, the CSL Prospect and Olivia are heading for the Port of…
New Website For Irish Weather Enthusiasts
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Ireland's first dedicated weather news and long range forecast website, Irish Weather Online has been launched. The independently run website has already been profiled on The Weather Channel in the US since it went live last week. Described as a website…
Gale force westerly winds Gusting to 140km/h
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Met Eireann have issued a severe weather warning.  Southerly gales or strong gales developing this evening and for a time tonight on all coasts and on the Irish Sea. Winds veering westerly tonight and continuing to reach gale force on…
Bray Web Cam Captures Storm Scenes
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East North East winds that hit the country overnight are creating big waves on the East coast this morning. Bray Sailing Club's web cam is picking up the storm waves breaking at the mouth of the North Wicklow harbour HERE. (Check back…
Lunch Time Atlantic Weather Reading Shows Approaching Storm
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It's a beautiful, bright and calm winter afternoon on the east coast HERE but there's no doubt about a storm brewing in the Atlantic thanks to weather readings at 12 noon from the Corrib Gas field off the west coast HERE
Indian Summer Forecast-Don't Put That Boat Away Just Yet!
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Although we've been writing about how to look after your boat this winter in Afloat's latest issue don't hang up the lifejackets just yet! A late rush of Summer is expected across the country this weekend. Unseasonable high temperatures of…
Light Winds Forecast for Weekend
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As thoughts turn towards weekend boating fixtures, it looks like winds – or the lack of them – will be the deciding factor for sailing events. On Dublin Bay forecasters are holding out the prospect of afternoon sea breezes for…
Inshore Weather forecasts from Malin Head, Republic of Ireland from 1st April 2010
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The UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency has been working with the Irish Coastguard over the winter months in trialling the broadcast of weather information from the Irish Navtex site at Malin Head. The trials were supported throughout by the United…
European Speedsailing Championships Postponed
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Due to the bad long-term forecast for the first period of the European Speed Championships the event has been postponed; the Championships will now take place in from November 1 to 6 in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. Championship Speed Sailing will…
ISA Slams 'Loss' of Sea Area Forecast
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A Sailing body claims RTE is set to drop 'the most widely used sea area forecast' without any prior warning. The statement from the Irish Sailing Association's training manager says the forecast broadcast each afternoon at 4.50pm plays a critical…
RTÉ Provide New Marine Weather Outlook Service
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RTÉ and Met Éireann have joined forces for a new weekly Marine Outlook weather broadcast on RTÉ television. Friday night is the timeslot, after the Late News on RTÉ 1 and will be useful to the recreational boating community in…

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