|COASTAL REPORTS||At 04:00 Monday 31 August 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||Southwest, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Dublin Airport||West-Northwest, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||North-Northwest, 8 Knots, Wave ht:0.5 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly|
|Roches Point Automatic||Northwest, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||North, 4 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Valentia Automatic||East, 1 Knot, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1019, Falling slowly|
|Mace Head Automatic||East-Northeast, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Belmullet Automatic||North-Northeast, 3 Knots, Light drizzle, 9 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||North-Northwest, 8 Knots, Wave ht:0.2 m, 1018, Steady|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||East-Northeast, 1 Knots, Wave ht: 1.3 m, 1020, Steady|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||North-Northwest, 3 Knots, Wave height not available, 1020, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||North, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 1.6 m, 1021, Steady|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Wednesday 2 September 2015 at 05:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Slight, occasionally moderate|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Slight|
|Cork - South Wales||Slight|
|Rosslare - France||Slight to moderate, decreasing slight on Tuesday morning|
|Cork - France||Slight to moderate, decreasing slight on Tuesday morning|
Meteorological situation at 0300 A light northerly airflow covers Ireland as an anticyclone of 1025 hPa is building to the west of the country. A showery trough embedded in the flow will slowly cross the country southwards today.
Wind: Northwest or variable force 3 or less, becoming mainly north and increasing force 3 or 4 today occasionally force 5 this afternoon off the northwest coast and in the Irish Sea. Becoming north or northeast force 4 or 5 on Tuesday morning.
Weather: Scattered showers
Visibility: Mostly good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.
Warning of heavy swell: Nil
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Wednesday 02 September 2015:
Moderate to fresh north to northwest winds with scattered showers on Tuesday afternoon becoming mainly fair on Wednesday.
Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operationSmall Craft Warning: There is no small craft warning in operation