Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 04:00 Sunday 30 August 2015
Malin Head Automatic West-Southwest, 16 Knots, Cloudy, 7 Miles, 1016, Rising slowly
Dublin Airport West, 5 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 1019, Steady
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W Northwest, 4 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly
Roches Point Automatic North-Northwest, 5 Knots, Fair, 6 Miles, 1018, Steady
Sherkin Island Automatic Northeast, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 6 Miles, 1018, Steady
Valentia Automatic Northeast, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1018, Steady
Mace Head Automatic West-Southwest, 8 Knots, Cloudy, 18 Miles, 1017, Steady
Belmullet Automatic Southwest, 8 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1017, Steady
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W Northwest, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.4 m, 1018, Rising slowly
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W West, 3 Knots, Wave ht: 1.6 m, 1018, Falling slowly
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W West-Southwest, 12 Knots, Wave height not available, 1016, Steady
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W West, 9 Knots, Wave ht: 1.8 m, 1016, Steady
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Tuesday 1 September 2015 at 05:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Slight
Rosslare - South Wales Slight
Cork - South Wales Slight
Rosslare - France Slight to moderate
Cork - France Slight to moderate

Sea Area Forecast until 0600 Monday 31 August 2015 Issued at 0600 Sunday 30 August 2015

Meteorological situation at 0300 A depression of 1006 hPa, centred between Iceland and Scotland is slowly moving away eastwards and filling. Ireland lies in a mostly slack but moderately unstable westerly airflow, with embedded showery trough lines feeding from the northwest during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for coasts for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea

Wind: Variable mainly force 3 or less. Becoming northerly later, increasing force 2 to 4 by this time tomorrow.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Tuesday 2nd September 2015:
Freshening northerly winds. Some fair weather, but scattered heavy showers at times also, with threat of thunder.

Weather for all coasts of Ireland and the Irish Sea:
Fair to cloudy with scattered showers, mainly affecting northern and western seaboards on Sunday. Risk of mist and fog ' especially in the south and east.

Visibility for all sea areas: Mostly good, poor in any mist or fog.

Warning of heavy swell: Nil

Gale Warning: There is no gale warning in operation

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