Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 12:00 Friday 27 November 2015
Malin Head Automatic West-Northwest, 12 Knots, Gust 26 Knots, Rain shower, 11 Miles, 1000, Rising slowly
Dublin Airport West-Northwest, 12 Knots, Gust 47 Knots, Light rain, 2 Miles, 1002, Falling slowly
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W Southwest, 22 Knots, Wave ht: 2.2 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 2 Miles, 1005, Falling
Roches Point Automatic West-Northwest, 22 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Light rain, 7 Miles, 1007, Steady
Sherkin Island Automatic West, 27 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Light drizzle, 9 Miles, 1008, Rising slowly
Valentia Automatic West-Northwest, 18 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Rain shower, 5 Miles, 1010, Rising slowly
Mace Head Automatic West-Northwest, 35 Knots, Gust 48 Knots, Rain shower, 2 Miles, 1006, Rising slowly
Belmullet Automatic West-Northwest, 17 Knots, Gust 36 Knots, Rain shower, 6 Miles, 1005, Rising
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W Southwest, 23 Knots, Wave ht: 1.8 m, 999, Falling rapidly
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W Northwest, 27 Knots, Gust 36 Knots, Wave ht: 4.7 m, 1012, Rising
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W Northwest, 26 Knots, Gust 38 Knots, Wave height not available, 1004, Rising
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W West, 26 Knots, Gust 49 Knots, Wave ht: 5.4 m, 1014, Rising
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Sunday 29 November 2015 at 12:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Rough or very rough.
Rosslare - South Wales Rough or very rough.
Cork - South Wales Very rough or high.
Rosslare - France Very rough or high.
Cork - France Very rough or high.

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Saturday 28 November 2015 Issued at 1200 Friday 27 November 2015

Meteorological situation at 0900 A cold front continues to move towards Britain as a westerly airflow develops over Ireland.

Forecast for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea

Wind: West to northwest force 6 to gale force 8, backing west to southwest overnight and increasing force 7 to gale force 8 tomorrow.

Weather: Rain or showers.

Visibility: Generally good, but locally poor in heavy precipitation.

Warning of heavy swell: along Atlantic coasts.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Sunday 29 November 2015:
Gale force westerly winds will continue throughout tomorrow afternoon and during Sunday.

Gale Warning: West to northwest winds will reach gale force at times this afternoon and evening on all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea.

Small Craft Warning: Refer to Gale Warning