|COASTAL REPORTS||At 17:00 Saturday 10 December 2016|
|Malin Head Automatic||Southwest, 19 Knots, Rain shower, 7 Miles, 1015, Rising slowly|
|Dublin Airport||West-Southwest, 10 Knots, Fine, 13 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||West, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 2.6 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 9 Miles, 1020, Rising slowly|
|Roches Point Automatic||Northwest, 2 Knots, Fair, 5 Miles, 1021, Rising slowly|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||West, 11 Knots, Fair, 5 Miles, 1022, Rising slowly|
|Valentia Automatic||South-Southwest, 6 Knots, Fair, 7 Miles, 1022, Rising slowly|
|Mace Head Automatic||West, 18 Knots, Fair, 5 Miles, 1019, Rising slowly|
|Belmullet Automatic||West-Southwest, 13 Knots, Recent drizzle, 3 Miles, 1017, Rising 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||West, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 4.8 m, 1015, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||Report not available|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Monday 12 December 2016 at 18:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Slight to moderate|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Moderate|
|Cork - South Wales||Moderate.|
|Rosslare - France||Rough decreasing moderate to rough on Sunday.|
|Cork - France||Rough decreasing moderate to rough on Sunday.|
Meteorological Situation at 1500The west to southwest airflow over Ireland will moderate as a ridge of high pressure builds to the south. The flow will gradually back on Sunday on approach of a frontal trough later.
Wind: Westerly force 5 to 6, strongest in the north. Backing southwest overnight mainly force 5.
Weather: Scattered showers.
Visibility: Mostly good.
Wind: West to southwest force 3 to 5, slackest in the south. Backing southwest to south on Sunday afternoon
Weather: Rain in the east Irish Sea with fog patches, clearing early tonight. Otherwise mainly fair.
Visibility: Moderate to poor in rain and fog, otherwise good.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Monday 12 December 2016:
Moderate to fresh southwest winds gradually backing south or southeast and increasing strong locally. Mainly fair for a time with outbreaks of rain spreading from the south and west later.
Swell Warning: yes
Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operationSmall Craft Warning: