coastal reports and sea crossings forecast

Coastal Reports At 12 Noon Sunday 23 November 2014
Malin Head Automatic West-Southwest, 16 Knots, Fair, 13 Miles, 1017, Steady
Buoy M5 Report Not Available, , The Visibility At Tuskar Lighthouse Is Greater Than 10 Miles, ,
Roche's Pt Automatic Northwest, 07 Knots, Fair, 15 Miles, 1022, Rising Slowly
Valentia Automatic Northeast, 02 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1022, Steady
Belmullet Automatic West-Southwest, 12 Knots, Cloudy, 6 Miles, 1020, Rising Slowly
Dublin Airport West, 09 Knots, Fine, 26 Miles, 1020, Steady
Buoy M2 53o 29'N, 5o 26'W West-Northwest, 16 Knots, Wave Ht 0.8 M, 1019, Steady
Buoy M3 51o 13'N, 10o 33'W Report Not Available
Buoy M4 55o 0'N 10o 0'W West, 15 Knots, Wave Ht 4.5 M, 1019, Rising Slowly
Buoy M5 51o 41'N 6o 42'W Report Not Available
Buoy M6 53o 4'N 15o 56'W Report Not Available
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes
Sea Crossings State of sea until 1100 Tuesday 25 November 2014
Dublin - Holyhead Slight
Rosslare - South Wales Slight
Cork - South Wales Moderate, decreasing to slight
Rosslare - France Moderate to rough
Cork - France Moderate to rough

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Monday 24 November 2014 Issued at 1200 Sunday 23 November 2014

Gale warning: Nil

Meteorological situation at 0900: A light to moderate westerly flow is present over Ireland as a ridge of high pressure builds from the southwest. The flow will back southerly tonight as a frontal trough approaches the west coast.

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

Wind: West to northwest force 3 or 4. Backing west to southwest force 3 or 4 tonight.

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

Wind: Westerly force 3 to 5, strongest in the north, backing southwest to south force 5 or 6 this evening. Veering westerly force 3 to 4 on west coasts by noon tomorrow.

Weather for all Irish Coastal waters and for the Irish Sea: Occasional showers in Atlantic coastal areas. Otherwise fair today. Rain will develop in the west later tonight.

Visibility for all Irish Coastal waters and for the Irish Sea: Moderate in showers, otherwise good.

Warning of heavy swell: Nil

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Tuesday 25 November 2014: Moderate westerly winds, becoming light and variable later. Scattered outbreaks of rain, otherwise fair.