|COASTAL REPORTS||At 11:00 Monday 30 March 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||Southwest, 17 Knots, Gust 36 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1001, Falling slowly|
|Dublin Airport||South-Southwest, 15 Knots, Recent rain, 16 Miles, 1006, Falling|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||Southwest, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 2.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1011, Falling slowly|
|Roches Point Automatic||South-Southwest, 18 Knots, Rain shower, 2 Miles, 1010, Falling slowly|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||Southwest, 16 Knots, Mist, 0.9 Miles, 1010, Falling|
|Valentia Automatic||South-Southwest, 21 Knots, Gust 32 Knots, Rain shower, 4 Miles, 1008, Falling|
|Mace Head Automatic||South-Southwest, 18 Knots, Mod drizzle, 1.8 Miles, 1004, Falling|
|Belmullet Automatic||South-Southwest, 20 Knots, Light rain, 3 Miles, 1002, Falling rapidly|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||South-Southwest, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, 1007, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||Southwest, 22 Knots, Wave ht: 4.4 m, 1010, Falling|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||Southwest, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 4.5 m, 1000, Falling|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||Report not available|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Wednesday 1 April 2015 at 11:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Moderate to rough, occasionally very rough tonight, decreasing moderate later.|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Moderate to rough, occasionally very rough tonight, decreasing moderate later.|
|Cork - South Wales||Moderate to rough, occasionally very rough tonight, decreasing moderate later.|
|Rosslare - France||Rough, soon increasing very rough to high; later decreasing moderate to rough.|
|Cork - France||Rough, soon increasing very rough to high; later decreasing moderate to rough.|
Meteorological situation at 0900 A southwesterly airstream is strengthening as a warm front approaches the west coast; the warm front will cross the country this afternoon introducing an even stronger, westerly airflow, then the cold front will clear through tonight leaving an unstable northwesterly airstream.
Wind: Southwest force 6 or 7, veering southwest to west and increasing gale force 8 to strong gale force 9 imminent; further veering west to northwest early tonight and later decreasing force 6 or 7 between Carnsore Point and Loop Head.
Weather: Rain and drizzle soon spreading east to all areas, with fog developing in places, but clearing to scattered rain or hail showers overnight; risk of thunderstorms on north and west coasts later.
Warning of heavy swell:
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Wednesday 01 April 2015:
Strong to gale force, westerly winds later decreasing fresh to strong; rain or hail showers, with isolated thunderstorms at first, becoming confined to north and northwest coasts later.Warning of heavy swell at times on western and northwestern coasts.
Gale Warning: Southwest to west gales or strong gales on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea veering west to northwest tonight.Small Craft Warning: NIL