Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 12:00 Wednesday 10 February 2016
Malin Head Automatic Northwest, 14 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 998, Rising slowly
Dublin Airport West, 10 Knots, Fine, 13 Miles, 1000, Rising slowly
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W Report not available
Roches Point Automatic Northwest, 11 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1002, Rising slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic Northwest, 16 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1003, Rising slowly
Valentia Automatic West, 9 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1003, Rising slowly
Mace Head Automatic West, 3 Knots, Fair, 7 Miles, 1001, Rising slowly
Belmullet Automatic South-Southeast, 5 Knots, Rain shower, 6 Miles, 1001, Rising slowly
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W Northwest, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, 999, Rising slowly
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W Report not available
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W West-Northwest, 9 Knots, Wave height not available, Pressure not available, Pressure tendency not available
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W Wind data not available, Wave ht: 5.9 m, 1000, Steady
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Friday 12 February 2016 at 12:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Moderate decreasing slight this afternoon
Rosslare - South Wales Moderate
Cork - South Wales Moderate
Rosslare - France Mostly rough, decreasing moderate to rough on Thursday
Cork - France Mostly rough, decreasing moderate to rough on Thursday

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Thursday 11 February 2016 Issued at 1200 Wednesday 10 February 2016

Meteorological situation at 0900 A moderate west to northwest airflow covers Ireland and is slackening. Occluded frontal troughs will cross the country during the course of today and tonight.

Forecast for coasts from Fair Head to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Northwest to west force 3 or 4, backing west tonight. Becoming variable during Thursday morning force 3 or less.

Forecast for coasts from Carnsore Point to Mizen Head to Valentia

Wind: Northwest to west force 4 or 5, occasionally force 6. Backing west to southwest tonight.

Forecast for coasts from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head

Wind: Northwest to west force 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic variable force 3 or less for a time this evening. Becoming north to northwest tonight force 3 or 4 and variable force 3 or less again in the morning.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Friday 12 February 2016:
Light to moderate, west to southwest or variable winds. Becoming southeast or easterly on Thursday evening and increasing moderate, later fresh in western areas. Isolated showers in most areas, but rain or drizzle at times in southern areas.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and for the Irish Sea:
Occasional showers, rain or drizzle in southwestern and western areas. Isolated showers elsewhere.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and for the Irish Sea: Moderate to poor in drizzle, rain or showers, otherwise good.

Warning of heavy swell: NIL

Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operation

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