|COASTAL REPORTS||At 16:00 Tuesday 6 October 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||West-Northwest, 11 Knots, Recent rain, 12 Miles, 995, Rising slowly|
|Dublin Airport||West-Southwest, 6 Knots, Light rain, 13 Miles, 995, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||Northwest, 22 Knots, Wave ht: 2.2 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 3 Miles, 996, Rising|
|Roches Point Automatic||Northwest, 28 Knots, Gust 39 Knots, Fair, 12 Miles, 999, Rising rapidly|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||West-Northwest, 19 Knots, Fair, 15 Miles, 1001, Rising|
|Valentia Automatic||West-Northwest, 11 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1002, Rising|
|Mace Head Automatic||West-Northwest, 20 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 999, Rising|
|Belmullet Automatic||West-Northwest, 9 Knots, Mist, 4 Miles, 999, Rising|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||North-Northwest, 2 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, 995, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||Northwest, 21 Knots, Wave ht: 3.8 m, 1003, Rising|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||Northwest, 15 Knots, Wave height not available, 998, Rising|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||West, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 2.9 m, 1002, Rising slowly|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Thursday 8 October 2015 at 17:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Mostly moderate.|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Moderate to rough, decreasing moderate on Wednesday.|
|Cork - South Wales||Rough to very rough, decreasing moderate on Wednesday.|
|Rosslare - France||Rough or very rough, decreasing rough on Wednesday.|
|Cork - France||Rough or very rough, decreasing rough on Wednesday.|
Meteorological situation at 1500 A depression of 992 hPa over Cornwall tracks northeastwards as it fills. A cold front from Rossan Point to Hook Head continues to move eastwards in a freshening northwesterly airflow and clear into the Irish Sea early tonight with winds backing west to southwest and easing.
Wind: Variable to northerly force 3 or 4, imminent becoming northwest force 5 or 6 and gusty. Winds decrease west to northwest force 4 or 5 Wednesday forenoon.
Wind: Northwest force 5 or 6 and gusty. Winds decreasing force 4 or 5 by Wednesday morning. Winds backing west to southwesterly force 3 or 4 Wednesday forenoon.
Wind: West to northwest force 4 or 5. Winds backing westerly overnight and decreasing southwest force 3 or 4 by morning.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Thursday 08 October 2015:
Mainly moderate south to southwest winds, but increasing fresh to strong along Atlantic coasts later. Mainly fair weather with just isolated showers along Atlantic coasts.
Weather for all sea areas:
Scattered outbreaks of rain clearing eastwards tonight. Scattered showers tomorrow along Atlantic coasts, otherwise fair weather.
Visibility for all sea areas: Good, but moderate or poor in rain or showers.
Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operationSmall Craft Warning: Northwest winds will reach force 6 and gusty tonight on coasts from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia.