Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 04:00 Sunday 31 July 2016
Malin Head Automatic West-Northwest, 9 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly
Dublin Airport West, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1017, Steady
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W Northwest, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1018, Steady
Roches Point Automatic West-Northwest, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1019, Steady
Sherkin Island Automatic West, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1019, Steady
Valentia Automatic West-Northwest, 4 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1019, Steady
Mace Head Automatic Northwest, 7 Knots, Recent drizzle, 26 Miles, 1018, Steady
Belmullet Automatic West, 4 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1017, Steady
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W North-Northwest, 5 Knots, Wave ht:0.3 m, 1016, Steady
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W West-Northwest, 11 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, 1019, Steady
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W West-Northwest, 10 Knots, Wave height not available, 1016, Falling slowly
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W West-Northwest, 8 Knots, Wave ht: 1.2 m, 1019, Falling slowly
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Tuesday 2 August 2016 at 05:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Slight.
Rosslare - South Wales Slight.
Cork - South Wales Slight.
Rosslare - France Slight, increasing moderate later.
Cork - France Slight, increasing moderate later.

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Monday 1 August 2016 Issued at 0600 Sunday 31 July 2016

Meteorological Situation at 0300A northwesterly airflow will stabilise today as a weak ridge of high pressure builds from the west; the ridge of high pressure will decline tonight as a frontal system approaches southwestern areas.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Hook Head to Loop Head to Rossan Point -

Wind: Northwest to west force 3 or 4, backing southwest to south force 2 or 3 later today; further backing south to southeast tonight and increasing force 4 or 5 by morning.

Weather: Isolated showers; rain developing overnight.

Visibility: Good, becoming moderate, locally poor, tonight.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Rossan Point to Carlingford Lough to Hook Head and the Irish Sea -

Wind: Northwest force 3 or 4; backing west to southwest force 2 or 3 tonight.

Weather: Isolated showers.

Visibility: Good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Tuesday 2 August 2016:
Winds backing southeasterly, moderate, occasionally fresh, then later veering southwesterly moderate to fresh, on southern coasts; rain becoming widespread and persistent, with fog developing in the south and southwest.

Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operation

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