Status Yellow wind warning for Clare

Status Yellow wind warning for Clare


Photo: © Pat Flynn 2017

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning for coastal counties including Clare.

The weather service has also issued a Status Yellow Gale Warning for Irish coastal waters.

The Wind warning is for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Waterford

According to Met Éireann: “A period of strong and blustery northwest winds will develop later Saturday, starting along the Atlantic Seaboard and extending to other coastal counties overnight. High seas expected also.

Northwest winds, mean speeds 55 to 65 km/h, giving gusts between 90 and 110 km/h. The strongest of the winds will be in exposed coastal locations, where winds may temporarily exceed these values.”

The warning, issued this morning, is valid until from 8.00pm on Saturday (26th) until 9.00am on Sunday (27th).

Status Yellow – Gale Warning

Southwest winds will increase to gale force on Saturday morning on Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Loop Head to Erris Head.

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Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.