coastal reports and sea crossings forecast

Coastal Reports at 11 PM Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Malin Head Automatic South, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 7 Miles, 1018, Steady
Dublin Airport CALM, Windspeed Not Available, , Cloudy, 13 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly
Buoy M5 51º 41'N 6º 42'W East-Northeast, 6 Knots, Wave ht: 1.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly
Roches Point Automatic North-Northwest, 4 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic Report not available
Valentia Automatic Southeast, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly
Mace Head Automatic South-Southeast, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1016, Steady
Belmullet Automatic East-Southeast, 3 Knots, Recent drizzle, 4 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly
Buoy M1 53º 8'N, 11º 12'W Report not available
Buoy M2 53º 29'N, 5º 26'W South-Southeast, 8 Knots, Wave ht:0.4 m, 1018, Falling slowly
Buoy M3 51º 13'N, 10º 33'W Report not available
Buoy M4 55º 0'N 10º 0'W South, 9 Knots, Wave ht: 3.6 m, 1016, Falling slowly
Buoy M6 53º 4'N 15º 56'W Wind data not available, Wave ht: 3.7 m, 1012, Steady
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes
Sea Crossings State of sea until 0000 Friday 28 November 2014
Dublin - Holyhead Slight or less.
Rosslare - South Wales Slight.
Cork - South Wales Moderate, occasionally rough.
Rosslare - France Moderate.
Cork - France Moderate, occasionally rough.

Sea Area Forecast until 0000 Thursday 27 November 2014 Issued at 0000 Wednesday 26 November 2014

Meteorological Situation at 2100: A slack southeasterly airflow covers the country, as a weak frontal trough is slow moving close to the Atlantic Seaboard.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Erris Head to Malin Head

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Erris Head to Malin Head

Wind: South to southeasterly force 2 to 4. Increasing force 3 to 5 later Wednesday afternoon and further increasing southeast force 5 or 6 and gusty in the evening.

Weather: Misty, with patches of rain, drizzle and fog. But some fair spells also.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in precipitation and fog, otherwise good.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Malin Head to Howth Head to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: Variable or northeasterly force 2 or 3.

Weather: Some fair weather, but scattered showers also, with local mist and fog patches inshore.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in rain, mist and fog , otherwise good

Warning of heavy swell: Nil

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000 Friday, 28 November 2014 : Moderate to fresh southeasterly winds developing, with winds strong and gusty at times on Atlantic coasts. Scattered patches of drizzle and rain, but some fair weather too.