Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 12:00 Monday 2 March 2015
Malin Head Automatic West, 27 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Fair, 14 Miles, 999, Rising
Dublin Airport West, 17 Knots, Gust 31 Knots, Nearby rain, 16 Miles, 1007, Rising rapidly
Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W West, 17 Knots, Wave ht: 3.3 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1010, Rising
Roches Point Automatic West, 19 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 1011, Rising slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic West, 20 Knots, Gust 30 Knots, Recent rain, 9 Miles, 1011, Rising
Valentia Automatic West, 15 Knots, Gust 38 Knots, Recent rain, 12 Miles, 1010, Rising slowly
Mace Head Automatic West, 17 Knots, Gust 41 Knots, Mod rain shower, 2 Miles, 1005, Rising slowly
Belmullet Automatic Report not available
Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W West, 26 Knots, Gust 35 Knots, Wave ht: 2.1 m, 1005, Rising rapidly
Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W West-Southwest, 23 Knots, Wave ht: 6.6 m, 1011, Rising slowly
Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W West-Southwest, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 7 m, 1000, Rising slowly
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 4 March 2015 at 12:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Rough or very rough.
Rosslare - South Wales Rough or very rough.
Cork - South Wales Rough or very rough.
Rosslare - France Rough or very rough.
Cork - France Rough or very rough.

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Tuesday 03 March 2015 Issued at 1200 Monday 02 March 2015

Meteorological situation at 0900 A cold and unstable westerly airflow extends over Ireland.

Forecast for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea

Wind: West to southwest force 6 to gale force 8, with occasional strong gales tomorrow along the Connacht and Ulster coasts.

Weather: Showers.

Visibility: Generally good, but poor in heavy rain.

Warning of heavy swell: along Atlantic coasts.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Wednesday 04 March 2015:
Strong to gale force west to southwest winds will continue over the second half of tomorrow, moderating during Wednesday.

Gale Warning: West to southwest winds will continue to reach gale force at times this afternoon and evening on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea.

Small Craft Warning: Refer to gale warning.