|COASTAL REPORTS||At 04:00 Saturday 4 July 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||Southeast, 29 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Rain shower, 18 Miles, 1009, Falling rapidly|
|Dublin Airport||Southeast, 8 Knots, Recent rain, 5 Miles, 1010, Falling|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||South, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 1.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 5 Miles, 1009, Falling slowly|
|Roches Point Automatic||South, 22 Knots, Rain shower, 1.1 Miles, 1007, Falling slowly|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||West-Southwest, 20 Knots, Cloudy, 5 Miles, 1007, Rising slowly|
|Valentia Automatic||Southwest, 14 Knots, Gust 25 Knots, Mist, 2 Miles, 1006, Rising slowly|
|Mace Head Automatic||East-Southeast, 18 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1004, Falling|
|Belmullet Automatic||East-Southeast, 11 Knots, Gust 22 Knots, Rain shower, 12 Miles, 1004, Falling rapidly|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||East-Southeast, 13 Knots, Wave ht: 1.5 m, 1010, Steady|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||West-Southwest, 18 Knots, Wave ht: 3.3 m, 1007, Rising rapidly|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||East-Southeast, 16 Knots, Wave height not available, 1006, Falling rapidly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||West-Southwest, 24 Knots, Wave ht: 3.1 m, 999, Rising slowly|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Monday 6 July 2015 at 05:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Mostly moderate.|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Moderate.|
|Cork - South Wales||Moderate to rough. Decreasing moderate on Sunday.|
|Rosslare - France||Mostly moderate, but rough at times during today.|
|Cork - France||Mostly moderate, but rough at times during today.|
Meteorological situation at 0900 A large, complex area of low pressure will be slow moving to the west of Ireland over the next few days steering in troughs over Ireland and Britain.
Wind: Southeasterly force 7 at first in the North Channel. Generally south to southwest force 5 or 6 occasionally force 7. Decreasing south to southeast force 4 tonight. Increasing southwesterly force 5 tomorrow morning in southern coastal waters.
Weather: Mainly fair. Locally heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Visibility: Generally good/locally poor in showers.
Warning of heavy swell: Nil.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Monday 06 July 2015:
Moderate to fresh south to southwest winds backing southeasterly and increasing fresh to strong. Veering southerly Monday morning from Carnsore Point to Loop Head and increasing strong to gale force. Scattered showers. Heavy rain/fog extending northwards later.
Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operationSmall Craft Warning: Southerly winds will continue to reach force 6 or higher today on all Irish Coastal Waters.