Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 04:00 Sunday 26 June 2016
Malin Head Automatic South, 9 Knots, Recent drizzle, 2 Miles, 1016, Falling
Dublin Airport West-Southwest, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1019, Falling slowly
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W West-Northwest, 10 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
Roches Point Automatic South-Southwest, 5 Knots, Mod drizzle, 12 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic West-Southwest, 9 Knots, Rain shower, 0.7 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
Valentia Automatic West-Southwest, 6 Knots, Recent drizzle, 1.1 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly
Mace Head Automatic West, 9 Knots, Rain shower, 2 Miles, 1019, Falling slowly
Belmullet Automatic Southwest, 7 Knots, Mod drizzle, 1.7 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W West, 10 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, 1018, Falling slowly
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W West, 12 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, 1021, Falling slowly
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W Report not available
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W West, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 1.7 m, 1021, Falling slowly
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Tuesday 28 June 2016 at 05:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Slight.
Rosslare - South Wales Slight.
Cork - South Wales Slight.
Rosslare - France Slight, increasing moderate
Cork - France Slight, increasing moderate

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Monday 27 June 2016 Issued at 0600 Sunday 26 June 2016

Meteorological Situation at 0300A mainly westerly airflow covers the country with frontal troughs embedded in the flow slowly crossing the country eastwards today. A weak ridge of high pressure will build from the southwest overnight.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Northwest force 3 or 4 backing southwest and increasing force 3 to 5 by noon. Winds veering west to northwest force 4 or 5, occasionally force 6 on the Irish Sea this evening and overnight.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Roche's Point to Mizen Head

Wind: West force 3 to 5 veering northwest this afternoon and increasing force 4 or 5, occasionally force 6.

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

Wind: West to southwest force 3 or 4 veering northwest force 4 or 5 this afternoon and increasing force 4 to 6 overnight.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Tuesday 28 June 2016:
Moderate to fresh, occasionally strong, northwesterly winds backing west to southwest during Monday afternoon and decreasing moderate to fresh on Monday evening. In southwestern areas southerly winds will increase strong to gale force on Tuesday morning. Isolated showers at first becoming cloudy overnight and rain developing in the southwest by the end of the period.

Weather for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea:
Mist and fog. Outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading eastwards clearing to patchy rain then isolated showers later.

Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea:Moderate to poor becoming mainly good later.

Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operation

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