coastal reports and sea crossings forecast

Coastal Reports At 12 Noon Wednesday 23 April 2014
Malin Head Automatic Southeast, 21 Knots, Recent Drizzle, 15 Miles, 1008, Rising Slowly
Buoy M5 Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, The Visibility At Tuskar Lighthouse Is Greater Than 10 Miles, 1012, Rising Slowly
Roche's Pt Automatic South, 15 Knots, Fair, 6 Miles, 1010, Rising Slowly
Valentia Automatic South, 11 Knots, Recent Rain, 15 Miles, 1008, Rising Slowly
Belmullet Automatic Southwest, 15 Knots, Cloudy, 11 Miles, 1007, Rising
Dublin Airport South-Southwest, 13 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1010, Rising
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 South-Southwest, 10 Knots, Wave Ht 3.1 M, 1008, Rising Slowly
Buoy M4 55o 0'N 10o 0'W Southwest, 12 Knots, Wave Ht Not Available, 1005, Rising
Buoy M5 51o 41'N 6o 42'W Wind Direction Not Available, Wind Speed Not Available, Wave Ht Not Available, 1012, Rising Slowly
Buoy M6 53o 4'N 15o 56'W Report Not Available
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes
Sea Crossings State of sea until 1200 Friday 25 April 2014
Dublin - Holyhead Slight to moderate decreasing slight
Rosslare - South Wales Slight to moderate
Cork - South Wales Moderate
Rosslare - France Moderate to rough decreasing moderate
Cork - France Moderate to rough decreasing moderate

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Thursday 24 April 2014 Issued at 1200 Wednesday 23 April 2014

Meteorological situation at 10am: A weather front in the Northeast will continue to move away Northwards followed by an unstable South to Southwest airflow.

Forecast for coasts from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Erris Head

Wind: South to Southwest force 4 to 5. Becoming South to Southeast force 3 or 4 tomorrow morning.

Forecast for coasts from Erris Head to Malin Head to Fair Head

Wind: Between Southwest and Southeast force 3 to 5 becoming variable force 3 or less this afternoon. Becoming South to Southeast force 3 or 4 tonight.

Forecast for coasts from Fair Head to Wicklow Head to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Between Southeast and Southwest force 5. Becoming Southerly force 3 or 4 tonight.

Weather for all sea areas: Rain in the Northeast clearing this afternoon. Otherwise occasional showers, some thundery.

Visibility for all sea areas: Moderate or poor in rain or showers. Otherwise moderate to good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Friday 25 April 2014:

Light to moderate East to Southeast winds, increasing strong in the West and Southwest. Scattered showers, rain in the Southwest later.