Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 11:00 Sunday 26 April 2015
Malin Head Automatic North, 24 Knots, Recent drizzle, 10 Miles, 1012, Steady
Dublin Airport Northwest, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 32 Miles, 1012, Steady
Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W Northeast, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 1.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1012, Rising slowly
Roches Point Automatic North-Northeast, 2 Knots, Fair, 24 Miles, 1013, Rising slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic Northeast, 10 Knots, Fair, 24 Miles, 1013, Rising slowly
Valentia Automatic North, 8 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 1014, Steady
Mace Head Automatic Northwest, 12 Knots, Gust 26 Knots, Recent rain, 24 Miles, 1014, Steady
Belmullet Automatic North-Northwest, 8 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1014, Steady
Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W North-Northwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, 1012, Rising slowly
Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W Northeast, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 2.3 m, 1014, Rising slowly
Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W North, 11 Knots, Wave height not available, 1014, Steady
Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W North, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 2.7 m, 1018, Steady
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Tuesday 28 April 2015 at 11:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Slight, increasing moderate later on Monday.
Rosslare - South Wales Mostly slight, increasing moderate later on Monday
Cork - South Wales Moderate at first, decreasing mostly slight, increasing moderate later on Monday.
Rosslare - France Mostly moderate
Cork - France Mostly moderate

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Monday 27 April 2015 Issued at 1200 Sunday 26 April 2015

Meteorological situation at 0900 A cold, unstable light to moderate north to northwest airflow covers Ireland. Showers are extending southeastwards.

Forecast for coasts from Erris Head to Fair Head to Wicklow Head and the Irish Sea north of Anglesey

Wind: West to northwest force 3 to 5 and gusty, strongest in the north, becoming northwest to north and decreasing force 2 to 4 by this evening, becoming variable tonight, becoming westerly overnight and increasing southwest force 6 or 7 between Erris Head and Malin Head in the morning.

Forecast for coasts from Wicklow Head to Hook Head to Valentia and the Irish Sea south of Anglesey

Wind: North to northeast force 3 or 4, becoming north to northwest this evening, continuing the same tonight, becoming westerly on Monday morning.

Forecast for coasts from Valentia to Slyne Head to Erris Head

Wind: North to northwest force 3 or 4, backing westerly tonight and increasing force 5 or 6 overnight, further increasing force 6 or 7 on Monday morning.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Tuesday 28 April 2015:
Strong to gale force west to southwest winds on northwest and north coasts for a time. Fresh to strong west to southwest winds elsewhere, later becoming mainly westerly. Heavy or prolonged showers of rain or hail with a risk of thunder.

Weather for all sea areas:
Fair in the east and south at first. Showers extending from the northwest to all areas.

Visibility for all sea areas: Mostly good, but moderate or poor in showers.

Warning of heavy swell: Nil

Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operation

Small Craft Warning: There is no small craft warning in operation