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Howth Coast Guard Warns Walkers Over Waves On East Pier

10th April 2016
Waves breaking over Howth's East Pier are a danger to walkers Waves breaking over Howth's East Pier are a danger to walkers Photo: Howth Coast Guard

#WaterSafety - Howth Coast Guard has advised walkers to avoid the harbour's East Pier today (Sunday 10 April) due to the danger of breaking waves.

It comes as Met Éireann issues a Status Yellow weather warning for most of the country over strong winds, heavy rainfall and high spring tides with the moon at perigee.

Cork is the worst hit by the current deluge with many parts of the city hit by flooding this morning, as The Irish Times reports.

Gale warnings and small craft warnings are currently in effect around the coast, as easterly gales are expected to surpass Force 6 from Erris Head to Fair Head to Wicklow Head.

Coast Guard unit at scene. More reports coming in of other coastal areas being exposed to waves breaking endangering the...

Posted by Howth Coast Guard on Sunday, 10 April 2016
Published in Water Safety
MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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