|COASTAL REPORTS||At 04:00 Tuesday 26 July 2016|
|Malin Head Automatic||West-Southwest, 10 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1017, Steady|
|Dublin Airport||West-Southwest, 3 Knots, Light drizzle, 6 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||West-Southwest, 13 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1021, Steady|
|Roches Point Automatic||South-Southwest, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||Southwest, 12 Knots, Mist, 2 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly|
|Valentia Automatic||South-Southwest, 8 Knots, Mist, 3 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly|
|Mace Head Automatic||Southwest, 7 Knots, Recent drizzle, 4 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly|
|Belmullet Automatic||South-Southwest, 4 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||West-Southwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.6 m, 1019, Steady|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||West-Southwest, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, 1020, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||West-Southwest, 10 Knots, Wave height not available, 1017, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||South-Southwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, 1017, Falling slowly|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Thursday 28 July 2016 at 05:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Slight.|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Slight, occasionally moderate later.|
|Cork - South Wales||Slight, occasionally moderate later.|
|Rosslare - France||Moderate, occasionally rough later.|
|Cork - France||Moderate, occasionally rough later.|
Meteorological Situation at 0300Ireland lies in a stable, westerly airflow with weak frontal troughs lying almost parallel to the flow over southern areas; a more active frontal wave will extend from the Atlantic later today but will clear overnight.
Wind: Southwest to west force 3 or 4, veering west to northwest early tonight and increasing force 5 for a time locally.
Weather: Mainly fair for a time apart from outbreaks of drizzle in the south; rain and drizzle becoming more widespread and persistent later, with an increasing risk of fog, but tending to die out later tonight.
Visibility: Good to moderate, becoming moderate to poor for a time later today and early tonight
Wind: West backing southwest force 3 or 4; veering northwest force 4 or 5 tonight.
Weather: Mainly fair for a time apart from outbreaks of drizzle; widespread rain and drizzle, with fog patches, developing tonight.
Visibility: Moderate to poor in rain, drizzle and fog, otherwise good.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Thursday 28 July 2016:
Moderate to fresh, northwesterly winds gradually backing southwest and later strengthening in the west and south; rain, drizzle and fog clearing eastwards for a time but later returning later from the west.
Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operationSmall Craft Warning: There is no small craft warning in operation