coastal reports and sea crossings forecast

Coastal Reports At 4 Pm Thursday 24 July 2014
Malin Head Automatic East, 13 Knots, Fair, 10 Miles, 1020, Falling Slowly
Buoy M5 Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, The Visibility At Tuskar Lighthouse Is Greater Than 10 Miles, 1018, Steady
Roche's Pt Automatic Southeast, 09 Knots, Fair, 11 Miles, 1018, Steady
Valentia Automatic North-Northwest, 11 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1019, Steady
Belmullet Automatic North, 10 Knots, Cloudy, 12 Miles, 1020, Steady
Dublin Airport East, 10 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1019, Steady
Buoy M1 53o 8'N, 11o 12'W Report Not Available
Buoy M2 53o 29'N, 5o 26'W Report Not Available
Buoy M3 51o 13'N, 10o 33'W Wind Direction Not Available, 14 Knots, Wave Ht 1.3 M, 1019, Falling Slowly
Buoy M4 55o 0'N 10o 0'W Report Not Available
Buoy M5 51o 41'N 6o 42'W Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, Wave Ht Not Available, 1018, 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 1800 Saturday 26 July 2014
Dublin - Holyhead Slight
Rosslare - South Wales Slight
Cork - South Wales Slight
Rosslare - France Slight
Cork - France Slight

Sea Area Forecast until 1800 Friday 25 July 2014 Issued at 1800 Thursday 24 July 2014

Meteorological situation at 1500: An anticyclone of 1027 hPa in the Norwegian Sea is generating a slack airflow over Ireland. A weak warm front is slow-moving off the West coast.

Forecast for coasts from Rossan Point to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Mainly between Northeast and Southeast force 2 to 4 with local sea breezes tomorrow afternoon.

Forecast for coasts from Carnsore Point to Valentia to Rossan Point

Wind: Mainly between Northeast and Northwest force 2 to 4 with local sea breezes tomorrow afternoon.

Weather for all sea areas: Scattered heavy or thundery showers at times in the West. Some patches of mist and fog, mainly in the West. Otherwise fair.

Visibility for all sea areas: Generally moderate or good but poor in any rain or fog.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Saturday 26 July 2014:

Light to moderate Northerly or variable winds, becoming fresh West to Northwest. Showery rain spreading from the West.