No 125 of 2023
Status Red Wind Warning
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that a Status Red Wind Warning has been issued by Met Eireann for Clare, Galway, Roscommon, Offaly, Westmeath for Monday 13 November 2023.
A Status Orange Wind warning has been issued for Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wicklow, Cavan, Monaghan, Clare, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Galway, Roscommon for Sunday night 12 November and Monday 13 November 2023.
A Status Yellow Wind and Rain Warning has been issued for Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone, Derry for Monday 13 November 2023.
Met Eireann weather warning states that it will be “Extremely gusty on Sunday night and Monday due to Storm Debi with potential danger to life”.
- Damage to exposed and vulnerable structures
- Disruption to services and transport
- Significant power outages
- Fallen trees/branches
High winds will be accompanied by heavy rain with a chance of embedded thunderstorms and hail.
Masters of vessels are advised to not undertake unnecessary journeys and to check mooring lines regularly throughout this period. Waterways users are advised that jetties and quay walls may be slippery due to the heavy rainfall. Additional precautions should be taken when operating on or near water during Storm Debi.
Further information and updates are available on the Met Eireann website at: www.met.ie
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.
Inspector of Navigation
12 November 2023
“Waterways Ireland, managing and promoting the inland waterways for the benefit of all…”