|COASTAL REPORTS||At 16:00 Saturday 1 August 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||West, 19 Knots, Gust 29 Knots, Fair, 15 Miles, 1010, Rising slowly|
|Dublin Airport||West-Southwest, 13 Knots, Gust 23 Knots, Fair, 32 Miles, 1012, Steady|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||Southwest, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1015, Steady|
|Roches Point Automatic||South-Southwest, 14 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1014, Steady|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||South-Southwest, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1014, Falling slowly|
|Valentia Automatic||South, 6 Knots, Recent drizzle, 21 Miles, 1013, Falling slowly|
|Mace Head Automatic||Southwest, 14 Knots, Fair, 14 Miles, 1012, Steady|
|Belmullet Automatic||West-Southwest, 15 Knots, Fair, 12 Miles, 1011, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||South, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.4 m, 1013, Steady|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||South, 7 Knots, Wave ht: 2 m, 1013, Falling slowly|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||West-Southwest, 14 Knots, Wave height not available, 1010, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||Southeast, 8 Knots, Wave ht: 2.2 m, 1008, Falling|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Monday 3 August 2015 at 17:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Slight, increasing moderate during Sunday|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Slight, increasing moderate during Sunday|
|Cork - South Wales||Slight, increasing moderate during Sunday|
|Rosslare - France||Moderate, occasionally increasing rough during Sunday|
|Cork - France||Moderate, occasionally increasing rough during Sunday|
Meteorological situation at 1500 A low pressure system of 993 hPa in mid North Atlantic steers a warm front towards the southwest coast. This will extend northwards tonight and the west to southwest flow will back southerly while strengthening.
Wind: South force 3 or 4, increasing south to southeast force 5 to 7 overnight, possibly touching gale force by the end of the period.
Wind: West to southwest force 3 or 4, backing south to southeast overnight, and increasing force 4 to 6 by Sunday afternoon.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1800 Monday 03 August 2015:
Strong to near gale force southeast to south winds veering southwest and moderating for a time Monday morning, will increase strong to gale force again on Monday afternoon. Widespread rain, drizzle and fog, generally clearing from the west by Monday morning.
Weather for all Irish coastal waters and for the Irish Sea:
Fair weather but rain and drizzle extending north tonight with fog developing.
Visibility for all Irish coastal waters and for the Irish Sea: Good, becoming moderate to poor overnight.
Warning of heavy swell: Nil.
Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operationSmall Craft Warning: South to southeast winds will reach force 6 or 7 overnight tonight on coasts from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Rossan Point, extending to remaining coasts by Sunday afternoon.