Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 11:00 Wednesday 1 July 2015
Malin Head Automatic North-Northwest, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1008, Steady
Dublin Airport Southeast, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1008, Steady
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W Report not available
Roches Point Automatic South, 10 Knots, Cloudy, 11 Miles, 1009, Steady
Sherkin Island Automatic Southwest, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 7 Miles, 1009, Rising slowly
Valentia Automatic South, 4 Knots, Rain shower, 4 Miles, 1009, Steady
Mace Head Automatic South-Southwest, 5 Knots, Fair, 8 Miles, 1009, Steady
Belmullet Automatic West-Southwest, 4 Knots, Fair, 8 Miles, 1009, Falling slowly
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W Report not available
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W Report not available
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W Report not available
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W South, 9 Knots, Wave ht: 2.0 m, 1006, Steady
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Friday 3 July 2015 at 11:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Slight
Rosslare - South Wales Slight to moderate
Cork - South Wales Slight to moderate
Rosslare - France Moderate, rough at times at first
Cork - France Moderate, rough at times at first

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Thursday 2 July 2015 Issued at 1200 Wednesday 1 July 2015

Meteorological Situation at 0900A moist southerly flow covers Ireland between low pressure in the Atlantic and an anticyclone over the North Sea and Denmark. A shallow trough off the Cornwall coast will track northwards over eastern sea areas during today and a cold front, slow moving along the west coast will track slowly eastwards also.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Belfast Lough to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head and the Irish Sea

Wind: Southerly force 4 or 5, strongest in the Irish Sea. Veering southwest overnight.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Loop Head to Erris Head

Wind: Variable mainly southerly, increasing force 3 or 4 by this evening. Further increasing force 4 or 5 tomorrow morning.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Erris Head to Malin Head to Belfast Lough

Wind: Variable mainly force 2 or 3.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Friday 3 July 2015:
Fresh south to southwest winds. Showers mainly affecting Atlantic sea areas

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea:
Rain or showers ' some thundery, clearing northeastwards overnight.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea: Poor or moderate, becoming good in the clearance.

Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operation

Small Craft Warning: There is no small craft warning in operation