coastal reports and sea crossings forecast

Coastal Reports at 12 Noon Saturday, 20 September 2014
Malin Head Automatic North, 12 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1022, Rising slowly
Dublin Airport North, 12 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1020, Rising slowly
Buoy M5 51º 41'N 6º 42'W Report not available
Roches Point Automatic North, 13 Knots, Mist, 4 Miles, 1020, Rising slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic Northeast, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 1020, Rising
Valentia Automatic Northeast, 10 Knots, Fair, 12 Miles, 1021, Rising slowly
Mace Head Automatic North-Northeast, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1022, Rising slowly
Belmullet Automatic North, 12 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1023, Rising slowly
Buoy M1 53º 8'N, 11º 12'W Report not available
Buoy M2 53º 29'N, 5º 26'W North, 16 Knots, Wave height not available, 1019, Rising slowly
Buoy M3 51º 13'N, 10º 33'W Northeast, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 1.7 m, 1020, Rising slowly
Buoy M4 55º 0'N 10º 0'W North-Northeast, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 1.3 m, 1024, Rising slowly
Buoy M6 53º 4'N 15º 56'W Northeast, Windspeed Not Available, , Wave ht: 1.6 m, 1026, Rising slowly
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes
Sea Crossings State of sea until 1200 Monday 22 September 2014
Dublin - Holyhead Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
Rosslare - South Wales Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
Cork - South Wales Moderate, decreasing slight later.
Rosslare - France Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
Cork - France Moderate, decreasing slight later.

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Sunday 21 September 2014 Issued at 1200 Saturday 20 September 2014

Meteorological Situation at 0900: Ireland lies in a fresh, northerly airstream as pressure rises steadily from the northwest.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carlingford Lough to Hook Head to Loop Head and the Irish Sea

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carlingford Lough to Hook Head to Loop Head and the Irish Sea

Wind: North force 4 or 5, later backing northeast to east and decreasing force 2 to 4.

Weather: Rain in the south dying out, then mainly fair.

Visibility: Moderate at first in rain, otherwise good.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Loop Head to Rossan Point to Carlingford Lough

Wind: North force 2 to 4, locally force 5 at first; becoming variable force 3 or less later.

Weather: Mainly fair.

Visibility: Good.

Warning of heavy swell: Nil

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Monday, 22 September 2014 : Light, variable winds will become light to moderate, southerly in the west and northwest later; continuing mainly fair.