|Coastal Reports||At 5 Am Thursday 12 December 2013|
|Malin Head Automatic||South, 22 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1008, Steady|
|Buoy M5||South-Southwest, 22 Knots, The Visibility At Tuskar Lighthouse Is 8 Miles, 1016, Falling Slowly|
|Roche's Pt Automatic||South, 20 Knots, Mist, 1 mile, 1014, Steady|
|Valentia Automatic||South, 17 Knots, Gust 28 Knots, Mist, 1.4 Miles, 1010, Steady|
|Belmullet Automatic||South, 23 Knots, Rain Shower, 3 Miles, 1007, Steady|
|Dublin Airport||South-Southwest, 15 Knots, Gust 26 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1013, Falling Slowly|
|Buoy M1 53o 8'N, 11o 12'W||Report Not Available|
|Buoy M2 53o 29'N, 5o 26'W||South, 25 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Wave Ht 2.8 M, Pressure Data Not Available, Pressure Tendency Not Available|
|Buoy M3 51o 13'N, 10o 33'W||Report Not Available|
|Buoy M4 55o 0'N 10o 0'W||South-Southwest, 20 Knots, Gust 30 Knots, Wave Ht Not Available, 1005, Rising Slowly|
|Buoy M5 51o 41'N 6o 42'W||South-Southwest, 22 Knots, Wave Ht Not Available, 1016, Falling Slowly|
|Buoy M6 53o 4'N 15o 56'W||Northeast, Wind Speed Not Available, Wave Ht 04.2 M, 1005, Steady|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|Sea Crossings||State of sea until 0500 Saturday 14 December 2013|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Moderate to rough, decreasing moderate later Friday|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Rough|
|Cork - South Wales||Rough increasing very rough|
|Rosslare - France||Rough increasing very rough|
|Cork - France||Rough increasing very rough|
Meteorological situation at 0300: A strong southerly airflow covers Ireland between a large anticyclone centred over Eastern Europe and low pressure in the mid-Atlantic.
Wind: Southerly force 6 to 7 and gusty, occasionally touching gale force 8 on western coasts this afternoon.
Weather: Outbreaks of rain.
Visibility: Moderate or poor.
Warning of heavy swell: Nil.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Saturday 14 December 2013: Strong to gale force south to southwest winds strongest in the west, veering southwest to west during the day. Rain clearing east followed by showers.