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Storm Ellen’s forecast track from the Atlantic late tonight
Met Éireann has issued a Status Red marine warning as Storm Ellen approaches today, Wednesday 19 August. Gale- to storm-force winds, southeast veering southwest, are forecast for this evening and tonight on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish…
File image of the Sligo-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 118
Calls have been made for people rescued from the water while going against safety advice and weather warnings to be “handed the bill” for their rescue, after two surfers were saved off the Sligo coast during Storm Jorge at the…
Storm Jorge: Status Red Marine Warning For All Irish Coastal Waters
A Status Red marine weather warning is in place this morning (Saturday 29 February) as Storm Jorge brings southwesterly winds to gale or strong gale force on all Irish coastal waters. Winds will veer westerly later this morning and this…
Storm Dennis whipping up at Hook Lighthouse in Co Wexford
A Status Yellow gale warning is in place for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea as Storm Dennis sweeps towards Britain this weekend. Winds of up to Force 9 are expected around the coast, while counties Wexford and…
1720 Spring sailing at Royal Cork
Racing in Dublin Bay, Kinsale Harbour, Belfast Lough, Dun Laoghaire Harbour have been cancelled today due to Storm Ciara. In fact, such was the extent of the deteriorating weather forecast many of the regatta organisers gave early notice to scrub…
The forecast for Sunday on Dublin Bay
Storm Ciara's expected arrival in Ireland on Friday with southerly winds gusting to over 50 mph means a number of weekend sailing fixtures are now in doubt. Dublin Bay Sailing Club's second race of the Spring Chicken Series is scheduled…
The mural was unveiled in Galway city centre by TG weather presenter Caitlín Nic Aoidh
Bad Irish weather and why we should all embrace it is the theme of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture’s first street mural. The mural was unveiled in Galway city centre by TG weather presenter Caitlín Nic Aoidh for the…
The Great South Wall closure is due to tide height and dangerous winds on the exposed wall surface
As Storm Brendan is forecast to arrive on Monday morning, 13th January 2020, combined with a period of high tides, Dublin Port Company will temporarily close public access to the Great South Wall and the North Bull Wall Bridge on…
Status Yellow Marine Warning In Place After Storm Atiyah’s Passage
A Status Yellow gale warning remains in place for all Irish coastal waters after Storm Atiyah brought high winds across the country yesterday (Sunday 8 December). Northwesterly gales were expected for a time on waters from Malin Head to Howth…
Gerald Fleming presents Will Ireland Survive 2050? on RTÉ One tonight
“The sea will come and take” Dublin and Cork by 2050 if nothing is done to deal with the consequences of climate change, Gerald Fleming will say in an RTÉ TV documentary tonight as The Irish Times reports. The former…
The predicted track of Hurricane Lorenzo as of Monday morning
Met Éireann says the progress of Hurricane Lorenzo this week and any potential impacts for Ireland “are being closely monitored”. The powerful weather system, which is currently threatening the Azores in the mid-Atlantic, was recently the most easterly Category 5…
Lightning at sea is a risk for all tall-masted vessels in stormy conditions
A shocking video shows the moment when a sailboat moored in a US harbour was struck by lightning. The dramatic flash was caught on camera by a passer-by at the marina in South Boston as stormy weather rolled through the state…
Baltimore RNLI launches during Storm Hannah
Lifeboats in Baltimore and Portaferry were launched yesterday evening (Friday 26 April) as Storm Hannah swept over the island of Ireland. Baltimore RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat at 8.30pm after learning of a local fishing trawler that…
Status Red Upgrade For Co Clare As Storm Hannah Sweeps In
The weather warning issued by Met Éireann for Co Clare has been upgraded to the most severe Status Red as Storm Hannah is expect to brings gusts of up to 150km/h this evening (Friday 26 April). Meanwhile, the marine warning…
Small Craft Warning Ahead of Storm Hannah’s Arrival Tomorrow
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow small craft warning for Force 6 southerly winds later today and tonight (Thursday 25 April) on coasts from Belfast Lough to Howth Head to Carnsore Point ahead of Storm Hannah’s arrival tomorrow. A…
Waves ‘As High As Two Buses’ During Storm Erik: Irish Coast Guard
Waves as high as two buses battered a Russian vessel off Dingle yesterday (Friday 8 February) as the Irish Coast Guard launched a double rescue during Storm Erik. BreakingNews.ie reports on comments made by coastguard divisional controller Derek Flanagan regarding…

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