|COASTAL REPORTS||At 04:00 Tuesday 31 March 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||West-Northwest, 29 Knots, Gust 41 Knots, Recent drizzle, 8 Miles, 998, Rising rapidly|
|Dublin Airport||West-Northwest, 23 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Rain shower, 8 Miles, 1001, Rising rapidly|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||West, 27 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Wave ht: 4.8 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1005, Rising|
|Roches Point Automatic||West-Northwest, 31 Knots, Gust 51 Knots, Fair, 7 Miles, 1008, Rising|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||West-Northwest, 24 Knots, Gust 42 Knots, Rain shower, 5 Miles, 1011, Rising rapidly|
|Valentia Automatic||West-Northwest, 23 Knots, Gust 44 Knots, Cloudy, 9 Miles, 1012, Rising|
|Mace Head Automatic||West-Northwest, 32 Knots, Gust 46 Knots, ?, ?, 1007, Rising very rapidly|
|Belmullet Automatic||West, 18 Knots, Gust 44 Knots, Recent precip, 6 Miles, 1005, Rising rapidly|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||West-Northwest, 26 Knots, Gust 34 Knots, Wave ht: 2.6 m, 998, Rising rapidly|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||Northwest, 22 Knots, Gust 32 Knots, Wave ht: 7 m, 1014, Rising|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||West-Northwest, 28 Knots, Gust 42 Knots, Wave ht: 6.7 m, 1001, Rising rapidly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||Report not available|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Thursday 2 April 2015 at 05:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Rough, occasionally very rough. Decreasing moderate on Wednesday afternoon.|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Rough to very rough. Decreasing moderate to rough on Wednesday.|
|Cork - South Wales||Very rough to high at first, decreasing very rough today and further decreasing moderate to rough on Wednesday.|
|Rosslare - France||Very rough to high at first, decreasing very rough today and further decreasing moderate to rough on Wednesday.|
|Cork - France||Very rough to high at first, decreasing very rough today and further decreasing moderate to rough on Wednesday.|
Meteorological situation at 0300 A strong and unstable west to northwesterly airflow covers Ireland.
Wind: West to northwest gale force 8 to strong gale force 9. Decreasing force 7 to gale force 8 this evening. Further decreasing force 6 to occasional gale force 8 overnight.
Wind: West to northwest gale force 8 to strong gale force 9. Decreasing force 7 to gale force 8 this afternoon and further decreasing force 5 or 6 overnight.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Thursday 02 April 2015:
Strong westerly winds decreasing fresh. Scattered showers at first, but rain later.
Weather for all sea areas:
Scattered rain or hail showers with the risk of thunderstorms, especially on northern coasts but showers becoming isolated later.
Visibility for all sea areas: Generally good, but moderate to poor in showers.
Warning of heavy swell: at times on western and northwestern coasts.
Gale Warning: West to northwest gales or strong gales on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea today.Small Craft Warning: NIL