|COASTAL REPORTS||At 12:00 Monday 2 March 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||West, 27 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Fair, 14 Miles, 999, Rising|
|Dublin Airport||West, 17 Knots, Gust 31 Knots, Nearby rain, 16 Miles, 1007, Rising rapidly|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||West, 17 Knots, Wave ht: 3.3 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1010, Rising|
|Roches Point Automatic||West, 19 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 1011, Rising slowly|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||West, 20 Knots, Gust 30 Knots, Recent rain, 9 Miles, 1011, Rising|
|Valentia Automatic||West, 15 Knots, Gust 38 Knots, Recent rain, 12 Miles, 1010, Rising slowly|
|Mace Head Automatic||West, 17 Knots, Gust 41 Knots, Mod rain shower, 2 Miles, 1005, Rising slowly|
|Belmullet Automatic||Report not available|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||West, 26 Knots, Gust 35 Knots, Wave ht: 2.1 m, 1005, Rising rapidly|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||West-Southwest, 23 Knots, Wave ht: 6.6 m, 1011, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||West-Southwest, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 7 m, 1000, Rising slowly|
|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 Wednesday 4 March 2015 at 12:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Rough or very rough.|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Rough or very rough.|
|Cork - South Wales||Rough or very rough.|
|Rosslare - France||Rough or very rough.|
|Cork - France||Rough or very rough.|
Meteorological situation at 0900 A cold and unstable westerly airflow extends over Ireland.
Wind: West to southwest force 6 to gale force 8, with occasional strong gales tomorrow along the Connacht and Ulster coasts.
Visibility: Generally good, but poor in heavy rain.
Warning of heavy swell: along Atlantic coasts.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Wednesday 04 March 2015:
Strong to gale force west to southwest winds will continue over the second half of tomorrow, moderating during Wednesday.
Gale Warning: West to southwest winds will continue to reach gale force at times this afternoon and evening on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea.Small Craft Warning: Refer to gale warning.