|COASTAL REPORTS||At 16:00 Saturday 27 August 2016|
|Malin Head Automatic||East-Northeast, 6 Knots, Fair, 15 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly|
|Dublin Airport||Northeast, 10 Knots, Fair, 21 Miles, 1014, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||East-Northeast, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1011, Falling|
|Roches Point Automatic||East, 11 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1011, Falling slowly|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||East, 16 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1009, Falling|
|Valentia Automatic||East, 6 Knots, Recent drizzle, 21 Miles, 1009, Falling slowly|
|Mace Head Automatic||East-Northeast, 14 Knots, Light drizzle, 24 Miles, 1012, Falling|
|Belmullet Automatic||East, 7 Knots, Rain shower, 11 Miles, 1014, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||Northeast, 10 Knots, Wave ht:0.3 m, 1013, Falling|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||East, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 2.2 m, 1006, Falling|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||East-Northeast, 8 Knots, Wave height not available, 1015, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||East-Northeast, 18 Knots, Wave ht: 2.5 m, 1013, Rising slowly|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Monday 29 August 2016 at 17:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Slight.|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Slight, increasing moderate early Sunday, later decreasing slight.|
|Cork - South Wales||Slight, increasing moderate early Sunday, later decreasing slight.|
|Rosslare - France||Slight, increasing moderate to rough overnight and for Sunday, later decreasing moderate or slight.|
|Cork - France||Slight, increasing moderate to rough overnight and for Sunday, later decreasing moderate or slight.|
Meteorological Situation at 1500A moderate to fresh east to southeast flow over Ireland will back northerly overnight as a depression of 1001hpa, approx. 150nm south southwest of Valentia tracks east to the south of Ireland and fills. It's associated showery troughs will affect Ireland for a time tonight but pull away later tonight and early tomorrow.
Wind: Easterly force 4 or 5, reaching force 6 at times this evening between Roches Point and Loop Head. Backing northeast to north fore 3 or 4 overnight and northerly tomorrow morning, later backing northwest.
Weather: Occasional rain, with risk of isolated thunderstorms. Risk of fog banks also. Becoming mostly fair.
Visibility: Moderate or poor becoming mostly good.
Wind: East force 3 or 4, backing northerly force 2 to 4 overnight, further backing north to northwest tomorrow.
Weather: Fair in some eastern areas at first. Outbreaks of rain becoming more widespread for a time tonight with a risk of isolated thunderstorms in the Irish Sea and possibly on parts of the east coast with a risk of fog also. Becoming fair from the west later.
Visibility: Moderate or poor in rain or fog otherwise good.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Monday 29 August 2016:
Light or moderate northwest winds and mostly fair for a time. Winds backing southwest to south and freshening later in the southwest with rain and drizzle later on Atlantic coasts
Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operationSmall Craft Warning: