|Coastal Reports||At 5 Am Thursday 17 April 2014|
|Malin Head Automatic||West, 22 Knots, Cloudy, 9 Miles, 1016, Falling Slowly|
|Buoy M5||Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, The Visibility At Tuskar Lighthouse Is 8 Miles, 1021, Falling Slowly|
|Roche's Pt Automatic||North-Northwest, 05 Knots, Mist, 3 Miles, 1022, Steady|
|Valentia Automatic||West-Northwest, 05 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1023, Steady|
|Belmullet Automatic||West, 12 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1019, Falling Slowly|
|Dublin Airport||West-Southwest, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1019, Falling Slowly|
|Buoy M1 53o 8'N, 11o 12'W||Report Not Available|
|Buoy M2 53o 29'N, 5o 26'W||Report Not Available|
|Buoy M3 51o 13'N, 10o 33'W||Northwest, 7 Knots, Wave Ht 1.3 M, 1022, Falling Slowly|
|Buoy M4 55o 0'N 10o 0'W||West, 21 Knots, Wave Ht Not Available, 1017, Steady|
|Buoy M5 51o 41'N 6o 42'W||Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, Wave Ht Not Available, 1021, Falling 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 0600 Saturday 19 April 2014|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Slight|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Slight to moderate|
|Cork - South Wales||Slight to moderate|
|Rosslare - France||Moderate|
|Cork - France||Moderate|
Meteorological situation at 0300: A weak cold front will continue to spread southeastwards across the country. A moderate westerly airflow will veer northwesterly later today, before becoming anticyclonic variable overnight on Thursday.
Wind: West to southwest force 4 to 6 and gusty, decreasing westerly force 4 or 5 later this morning. Winds will veer northwesterly this afternoon and will decrease force 3 to 4. Early tonight winds will decrease northerly or variable force 3 or less.
Weather: Cloudy with some scattered outbreaks of light rain and drizzle.
Visibility: Moderate to poor in precipitation.
Wind: West to southwest force 3 or 4, becoming west to northwest later this morning. Becoming northerly or variable force 3 or less, this evening.
Weather: Some mist patches with the risk of an isolated shower.
Visibility: Moderate in precipitation or mist, otherwise good.
Warning of heavy swell: Nil
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Saturday 19 April 2014: Anticyclonic variable winds force 3 or less. Mainly fair weather, but some patchy rain or drizzle is possible along the west coast.