🌦️ The weather on the Irish Sea during the crossing

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Irish Sea weather Holyhead to Dublin

The weather conditions can affect the travel schedule and comfort on board the ferry. On the map below you will find the current weather conditions between Holyhead and Dublin.

Wind during the crossing

Check out the animated map below to see how much wind there is during the crossing to Dublin.

Waves during the crossing

View the expected height of waves on the Irish Sea:

Weather Impact on Holyhead-Dublin Ferries

The weather on the Holyhead to Dublin ferry route is a crucial factor for passengers and crew alike. This stretch of water, part of the Irish Sea, is known for its unpredictable weather patterns, which can significantly impact ferry schedules. While the summer months often promise calmer seas and clearer skies, making the journey smoother, the winter and autumn can bring challenging conditions. High winds and rough seas are not uncommon, leading to potential delays or cancellations of ferry services.

For those planning to travel on this route, it's always wise to check the weather forecast in advance and stay updated with the ferry company for any weather-related changes in the sailing schedule.

How often does it storms at the Irish Seas?

It can regularly be very stormy on the Irish Sea. According to experts (source: The Irish Times), climate change may even make storms on the Irish Sea more common.

It is smart to keep a close eye on the weather forecast, so that you get on board with the right clothing and well prepared.

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