|Coastal Reports||At 5 Am Wednesday 20 August 2014|
|Malin Head Automatic||North, 17 Knots, Recent Rain, 16 Miles, 1018, Steady|
|Buoy M5||Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, The Visibility At Tuskar Lighthouse Is Greater Than 10 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Roche's Pt Automatic||North-Northwest, 09 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1020, Steady|
|Valentia Automatic||North, 03 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1021, Steady|
|Belmullet Automatic||North-Northwest, 02 Knots, Recent Drizzle, 11 Miles, 1020, Steady|
|Dublin Airport||West, 07 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Buoy M1 53o 8'N, 11o 12'W||Report Not Available|
|Buoy M2 53o 29'N, 5o 26'W||Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, Wave Ht 0.9 M, 1017, Steady|
|Buoy M3 51o 13'N, 10o 33'W||North-Northeast, 11 Knots, Wave Ht 1.1 M, 1020, Steady|
|Buoy M4 55o 0'N 10o 0'W||North, 17 Knots, Wave Ht 1.7 M, 1020, Steady|
|Buoy M5 51o 41'N 6o 42'W||Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, Wave Ht Not Available, 1019, Steady|
|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 0600 Friday 22 August 2014|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Slight increasing moderate|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Slight increasing moderate|
|Cork - South Wales||Slight|
|Rosslare - France||Slight|
|Cork - France||Slight|
Meteorological situation at 03: 00 hours: A slack northwest airflow covers Ireland. A weak frontal trough 300 miles off northwest Scotland tracks steadily southeastwards and will cross the country tomorrow.
Wind: Northwest force 3 to 4; backing west and increasing force 5 this evening; occasionally force 6 off the north coast overnight.
Weather: Isolated showers today; becoming more widespread tonight.
Visibility: Moderate to good.
Wind: Northwest force 2 or 3, increasing west force 3 to 4 tonight.
Weather: Mainly fair.
Warning of heavy swell: Nil
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Friday 22 August 2014: Moderate to fresh westerly winds later veering northwest and decreasing light. Patchy rain clearing to mainly fair weather.