coastal reports and sea crossings forecast

Coastal Reports At 12 Noon Monday 28 July 2014
Malin Head Automatic Northwest, 14 Knots, Cloudy, 6 Miles, 1019, Rising Slowly
Buoy M5 Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, The Visibility At Tuskar Lighthouse Is Greater Than 10 Miles, 1019, Rising Slowly
Roche's Pt Automatic North-Northwest, 15 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1021, Steady
Valentia Automatic North-Northwest, 09 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1022, Steady
Belmullet Automatic West-Northwest, 07 Knots, Cloudy, 13 Miles, 1022, Steady
Dublin Airport North, 10 Knots, Gust 21 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1019, Steady
Buoy M1 53o 8'N, 11o 12'W Report Not Available
Buoy M2 53o 29'N, 5o 26'W North, 10 Knots, Wave Ht 0.9 M, 1018, Rising Slowly
Buoy M3 51o 13'N, 10o 33'W North-Northwest, 10 Knots, Wave Ht 1.3 M, 1023, Rising Slowly
Buoy M4 55o 0'N 10o 0'W West-Northwest, 6 Knots, Wave Ht 1.6 M, 1021, Steady
Buoy M5 51o 41'N 6o 42'W Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, Wave Ht Not Available, 1019, Rising Slowly
Buoy M6 53o 4'N 15o 56'W Report Not Available
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes
Sea Crossings State of sea until 1200 Wednesday 30 July 2014
Dublin - Holyhead Slight
Rosslare - South Wales Slight to moderate decreasing slight
Cork - South Wales Slight to moderate decreasing slight
Rosslare - France Slight to moderate decreasing slight for a time
Cork - France Slight to moderate decreasing slight for a time

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Tuesday 29 July 2014 Issued at 1200 Monday 28 July 2014

Meteorological situation at 1000: A Northerly airflow over Ireland will back Northwesterly, as an occlusion over the country weakens and a weather front moves Southeastwards across the country tonight.

Forecast for coasts from Mizen Head to Erris Head to Fair Head

Wind: Northwest force 3 or 4 backing West to Southwest this afternoon. Becoming Northwest force 4 or 5 this evening and tonight.

Weather: Patchy drizzle and mist becoming more widespread for a time this evening, clearing later tonight to scattered showers.

Visibility: Moderate or poor in drizzle or mist, improving mostly good later.

Forecast for coasts from Fair Head to Roches Point to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Northerly force 3 to 5 decreasing Northwest or variable force 2 to 4. Becoming West to Northwest force 3 or 4 tonight.

Weather: Scattered showers today. Patchy drizzle or mist for a time later tonight or early tomorrow.

Visibility: Good decreasing moderate or poor in drizzle or mist.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Wednesday 30 July 2014:

Moderate to fresh West to Northwest winds increasing strong at times in the North. Scattered showers at first, showery rain spreading from the North later.