Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 04:00 Saturday 22 October 2016
Malin Head Automatic South-Southeast, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 12 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly
Dublin Airport East-Southeast, 5 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W Southeast, 11 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly
Roches Point Automatic Southeast, 11 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic Southeast, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1014, Falling slowly
Valentia Automatic East, 8 Knots, Fair, 24 Miles, 1014, Falling slowly
Mace Head Automatic East-Southeast, 10 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly
Belmullet Automatic East, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W Southeast, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.3 m, 1018, Falling slowly
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W Southeast, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 2.5 m, 1012, Falling slowly
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W South-Southeast, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 2.8 m, 1016, Falling slowly
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W Southeast, 21 Knots, Wave ht: 3.2 m, 1007, Falling slowly
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Monday 24 October 2016 at 05:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Slight, becoming moderate on Sunday
Rosslare - South Wales Slight, becoming moderate on Saturday evening
Cork - South Wales Moderate, occasionally rough on Sunday
Rosslare - France Moderate, becoming rough to very rough on Sunday
Cork - France Moderate, becoming rough to very rough on Saturday night.

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Sunday 23 October 2016 Issued at 0600 Saturday 22 October 2016

Meteorological Situation at 0300Between high pressure over Scandinavia and a deepening depression west of Iberia, the easterly flow over Ireland will gradually increase over the next 24 hours.

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

Wind: Southeast force 3 to 4, gradually increasing easterly force 4 to 5 today and occasionally reaching force 6 tonight.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Valentia to Rossan Point

Wind: Southeast force 4 to 5, increasing force 5 to 6 today and backing east. Occasionally reaching force 7 on southwest coasts later tonight.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Monday 24 October 2016:
Fresh to strong easterly winds will reach near gale force on south coasts. Mainly fair weather but rain will develop in the south later.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea:
Isolated showers.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea:Generally good.

Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operation

Small Craft Warning: