Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 04:00 Sunday 24 May 2015
Malin Head Automatic West, 14 Knots, Gust 25 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly
Dublin Airport West, 12 Knots, Light drizzle, 10 Miles, 1018, Steady
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W West, 12 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly
Roches Point Automatic West-Northwest, 8 Knots, Cloudy, 24 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic West, 10 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
Valentia Automatic ?, 9 Knots, Recent drizzle, 3 Miles, 1022, Steady
Mace Head Automatic Northwest, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 12 Miles, 1021, Rising slowly
Belmullet Automatic West, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1020, Steady
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W West-Southwest, 8 Knots, Wave ht:0.4 m, 1018, Falling slowly
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W North-Northwest, 13 Knots, Wave ht: 1.3 m, 1023, Steady
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W West-Northwest, 14 Knots, Wave height not available, 1019, Steady
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W West-Northwest, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 1.8 m, 1024, Steady
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Tuesday 26 May 2015 at 05:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Slight
Rosslare - South Wales Slight
Cork - South Wales Slight
Rosslare - France Slight to moderate
Cork - France Slight to moderate

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Monday 25 May 2015 Issued at 0600 Sunday 24 May 2015

Meteorological situation at 0300 A moderate west to northwest airflow covers the country as frontal troughs continue to track eastwards over Ireland.

Forecast for coasts from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Fair Head

Wind: West to northwest force 3 to 5.

Weather: Misty with outbreaks of rain at first, but a clearance will develop this morning. However showers will affect northern coasts today.

Visibility: Moderate to poor, increasing to good later.

Forecast for coasts from Fair Head to Carnsore Pt to Mizen Head and the Irish Sea

Wind: West to northwest force 2 to 4. Becoming variable force 3 or less on eastern coasts later today.

Weather: Outbreaks of rain, mist and drizzle at first this morning, but mainly fair weather will develop later this morning. A few showers are likely overnight

Visibility: Poor in precipitation and mist.

Warning of heavy swell: Nil

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Tuesday 26 May 2015:
Light rain and drizzle along western and northern coasts, fairer elsewhere. Mostly moderate northwest winds.

Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operation

Small Craft Warning: There is no small craft warning in operation