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Weather warning for tonight as ex-Tropical Storm Sebastien tracks coast

November 25th, 2019 6:02 PM

By Southern Star Team

Storm Sebastien will track close to the south of Ireland tonight. (Image: earth.nullschool.net)

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Weather Alert for Coastal Areas

Met Éireann has indicated that the remnants of ex-Tropical Storm, Sebastien, will track to the South coast of Ireland overnight tonight, bringing a risk of heavy rainfall and strong winds especially on coastal areas of the county for a time during the early hours of tomorrow, Tuesday.

Cork County Council have advised that the forecasted heavy rain and easterly winds will coincide with a period of very high astronomical Spring Tides in all coastal areas tomorrow morning, between 4am and 6 am and again tomorrow evening Tuesday 26th and continuing into Wednesday 27th November 2019.

Storm surge levels are currently low in coastal areas but levels are predicted to increase, by .50m in Cork Harbour and in Bantry Bay, from tomorrow morning (Tues) until Wednesday 27th November.

Motorists and pedestrians are advised to take caution in coastal areas.

Cork County Council will continue to monitor surge and sea level forecasts throughout this notice period (from Tuesday 26th to Wednesday 27th November).  

Members of the public who wish to report issues/incidents at any time can contact Cork County Council on 021 4276891

Emergency issues ‘outside of business hours’ should be reported to Cork County Council at 021 4800048

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