|Coastal Reports||At 4 Pm Friday 7 March 2014|
|Malin Head Automatic||West, 20 Knots, Fair, 9 Miles, 1020, Rising|
|Buoy M5||Southwest, 3 Knots, The Visibility At Tuskar Lighthouse Is Greater Than 10 Miles, 1025, Rising Slowly|
|Roche's Pt Automatic||South-Southeast, 08 Knots, Fair, 13 Miles, 1023, Falling Slowly|
|Valentia Automatic||West-Northwest, 03 Knots, Fair, 10 Miles, 1022, Falling Slowly|
|Belmullet Automatic||Southwest, 10 Knots, Fair, 9 Miles, 1021, Steady|
|Dublin Airport||West, 12 Knots, Gust 23 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1024, Rising 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||Report Not Available|
|Buoy M4 55o 0'N 10o 0'W||West-Southwest, 15 Knots, Wave Ht Not Available, 1020, Rising Slowly|
|Buoy M5 51o 41'N 6o 42'W||Southwest, 3 Knots, Wave Ht Not Available, 1025, Rising Slowly|
|Buoy M6 53o 4'N 15o 56'W||Northwest, 16 Knots, Gust 30 Knots, Wave Ht 04.4 M, 991, Rising|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|Sea Crossings||State of sea until 1600 Sunday 09 March 2014|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Rough or very rough|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Rough or very rough|
|Cork - South Wales||Rough or very rough|
|Rosslare - France||Rough or very rough|
|Cork - France||Rough or very rough|
Meteorological situation at 1500: A weak ridge of high pressure is declining over Ireland as the airflow backs southerly and a warm front approaches the Munster coast from the southwest.
Wind: Southwest or variable force 3 to 5. Backing south to southeast this evening and tonight and increasing force 6 to gale force 8. Increasing force 7 to strong gale force 9 during tomorrow morning. Veering southerly tomorrow afternoon and moderating force 6 to gale force 8.
Weather: Outbreaks of rain and drizzle.
Visibility: Deteriorating moderate to poor overnight.
Warning of heavy swell: on Atlantic coasts.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Sunday 09 March 2014: Southerly winds will continue to moderate tomorrow night and during Sunday morning, gradually becoming more variable in direction.