|COASTAL REPORTS||At 22:00 Friday 3 July 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||East-Northeast, 14 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1017, Falling|
|Dublin Airport||East, 8 Knots, Recent rain shower, 10 Miles, 1015, Falling rapidly|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||East, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1012, Falling|
|Roches Point Automatic||East-Southeast, 11 Knots, Light rain, 4 Miles, 1011, Falling|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||East-Southeast, 15 Knots, Light rain, 2 Miles, 1009, Falling|
|Valentia Automatic||East, 16 Knots, Recent rain, 11 Miles, 1008, Falling|
|Mace Head Automatic||East, 15 Knots, Gust 30 Knots, Rain shower, 16 Miles, 1010, Falling|
|Belmullet Automatic||East-Southeast, 11 Knots, Gust 21 Knots, Cloudy, 24 Miles, 1012, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||East-Northeast, 12 Knots, Wave ht:0.4 m, 1015, Falling|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||South-Southeast, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 3 m, 1007, Falling|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||East-Southeast, 18 Knots, Wave height not available, 1013, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||East-Southeast, 25 Knots, Wave ht: 4.1 m, 1001, Falling slowly|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Sunday 5 July 2015 at 23:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Mostly moderate.|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Moderate|
|Cork - South Wales||Moderate to rough. Decreasing moderate on Sunday.|
|Rosslare - France||Mostly moderate, but rough at times during Saturday|
|Cork - France||Mostly moderate, but rough at times during Saturday|
Meteorological Situation at 2100 2. Meteorological situation at 2100: A strengthening southeasterly airflow covers Ireland. An Anticyclone of 1028 hPa., in the North Sea is slow moving and a depression of 1000 hPa., about 160 nm southwest of Valentia, tracks northwards. Associated frontal troughs, near the south and southwest coasts, will move northeastwards over the country overnight. The flow will veer south to southwest for Saturday and will moderate gradually.
Wind: Southeast force 5 to 7, veering south to southwest overnight and increasing force 6 to gale force 8 and gusty tonight. Winds decreasing force 5 or 6 during Saturday morning. Then winds backing southerly during the afternoon and decreasing force 4 or 5 and further moderating force 3 or 4 early Saturday night.
Wind: Southeast force 5 to 7, veering south to southwest early in the morning and increasing force 7 or gale force 8 and gusty. Winds backing southerly in the afternoon and decreasing force 5 or 6 and further moderating force 3 or 4 by this time on Saturday night.
Wind: East to southeast force 5 to 7 and gusty. Winds veering south to southwest during Saturday morning and decreasing force 4 or 6 during the afternoon and early evening. Winds will further moderate force 3 to 5 by this time on Saturday night.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000 Monday 6 July 2015:
Moderate, occasionally fresh south to southwesterly winds. Occasional showers, some heavy or possibly thundery, but some fair weather also.
Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea:
Widespread rain at first, heavy and thundery at times and accompanied by some patches of mist and fog. A clearance to occasional showers will follow from the southwest, later.
Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea:Moderate or poor in mist, fog and precipitation, otherwise good.
Gale Warning: South to southwest winds will reach gale force for a time overnight and in the morning, on Irish coastal waters from Roches Point to Loop Head to Rossan Point.Small Craft Warning: