|COASTAL REPORTS||At 04:00 Thursday 30 July 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||North, 8 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Dublin Airport||West, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1020, Steady|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||North-Northwest, 13 Knots, Wave ht: 1.3 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1020, Rising slowly|
|Roches Point Automatic||West-Northwest, 8 Knots, Fair, 15 Miles, 1022, Steady|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||North, 2 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1022, Steady|
|Valentia Automatic||North, 3 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1022, Steady|
|Mace Head Automatic||Northwest, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1021, Steady|
|Belmullet Automatic||West, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 24 Miles, 1021, Steady|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||Northwest, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 1 m, 1019, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||North-Northwest, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 1.3 m, 1023, Steady|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||West, 9 Knots, Wave height not available, 1020, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||West-Southwest, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 1.7 m, 1021, Falling slowly|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Saturday 1 August 2015 at 05:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Slight|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Slight|
|Cork - South Wales||Slight|
|Rosslare - France||Slight to moderate|
|Cork - France||Slight to moderate|
Meteorological situation at 0300 A transient ridge of high pressure will decline as a weak frontal system moves in from the west. Low pressure between Iceland and Ireland will feed in further fronts tomorrow Friday.
Wind: Northwest force 4 or 5. Decreasing force 2 to 4 forenoon. Backing west to southwest later this afternoon and increasing 4 or 5 this evening.
Wind: Westerly force 3 or 4. Increasing southwest force 4 to 5 this afternoon. Further increasing 5 to 6 later tonight.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Saturday 1 August 2015:
Moderate southwest winds increasing fresh to strong along Atlantic coasts. Outbreaks of rain closer to the Atlantic later tonight, pushing east on Friday.
Weather for all sea areas:
Fair in parts of the south and southeast to begin. Becoming cloudy with patchy light rain and drizzle ' mainly affecting the north and northwest.
Visibility for all sea areas: Generally good, but moderate in any rain or drizzle.
Warning of heavy swell: Nil.
Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operationSmall Craft Warning: Southwest winds will reach force 6 later tonight on coasts from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head.