Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 04:00 Friday 29 May 2015
Malin Head Automatic West, 12 Knots, Recent drizzle, 24 Miles, 1004, Falling slowly
Dublin Airport West, 10 Knots, Light rain, 9 Miles, 1005, Falling
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W West-Southwest, 21 Knots, Wave ht: 1.9 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1006, Falling rapidly
Roches Point Automatic West-Southwest, 17 Knots, Moderate rain, 4 Miles, 1006, Falling
Sherkin Island Automatic West-Northwest, 22 Knots, Gust 33 Knots, Rain shower, 3 Miles, 1008, Falling
Valentia Automatic North-Northwest, 12 Knots, Recent rain, 26 Miles, 1009, Falling slowly
Mace Head Automatic Northwest, 16 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1007, Falling slowly
Belmullet Automatic Northwest, 9 Knots, Recent rain, 18 Miles, 1007, Steady
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W Southwest, 12 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, 1005, Falling
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W West, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 3 m, 1010, Falling slowly
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W Northwest, 21 Knots, Wave height not available, 1006, Falling slowly
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W Northwest, 18 Knots, Wave ht: 2.4 m, 1013, Steady
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Sunday 31 May 2015 at 05:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Mostly slight.
Rosslare - South Wales Slight to moderate.
Cork - South Wales Slight to moderate.
Rosslare - France Moderate.
Cork - France Moderate.

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Saturday 30 May 2015 Issued at 0600 Friday 29 May 2015

Meteorological situation at 0300 A frontal trough is clearing into the Irish Sea. A weak ridge is building today followed by an occlusion from the Atlantic on Friday night.

Forecast for coasts from Malin Head to Howth Head to Hook Head and the Irish Sea

Wind: West to northwest force 4 to 5.

Forecast for coasts from Hook Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head

Wind: Northwest force 4 or 5. Backing west to southwest force 3 or 4 by Saturday morning.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Sunday 31 May 2015:
Mainly moderate west to northwesterly winds becoming south to southeasterly and increase fresh to strong during Saturday. Winds veering west to northwest on Saturday night. Fair at first, but rain clearing eastwards to showers.

Weather for all sea areas:
Showery rain clearing eastwards this morning to scattered showers.

Visibility for all sea areas: Generally good, but moderate to poor in rain or showers.

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