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Indian Summer Forecast-Don't Put That Boat Away Just Yet!
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
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
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
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
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
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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