Coastal Reports And Sea Crossings Forecast

COASTAL REPORTS At 11:00 Friday 29 May 2015
Malin Head Automatic Northwest, 21 Knots, Fair, 15 Miles, 1005, Rising slowly
Dublin Airport West, 15 Knots, Fair, 26 Miles, 1007, Rising slowly
Buoy M5 51 41'N 6 42'W Northwest, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 1.7 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1010, Rising
Roches Point Automatic North-Northwest, 17 Knots, Gust 31 Knots, Recent rain, 18 Miles, 1010, Rising slowly
Sherkin Island Automatic West-Northwest, 14 Knots, Fair, 24 Miles, 1011, Rising slowly
Valentia Automatic West-Northwest, 13 Knots, Fair, 12 Miles, 1012, Rising slowly
Mace Head Automatic West-Northwest, 20 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1010, Rising slowly
Belmullet Automatic West-Northwest, 15 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1009, Rising slowly
Buoy M2 53 29'N, 5 26'W Northwest, 13 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, 1007, Rising
Buoy M3 51 13'N, 10 33'W North-Northwest, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 2.5 m, 1013, Rising slowly
Buoy M4 55 0'N 10 0'W Northwest, 17 Knots, Wave height not available, 1008, Rising slowly
Buoy M6 53 4'N 15 56'W Northwest, 11 Knots, Wave ht: 2.4 m, 1015, Rising slowly
Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes

SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST State of sea until Sunday 31 May 2015 at 11:00 hours
Dublin - Holyhead Mostly slight, increasing to moderate Saturday night.
Rosslare - South Wales Moderate, decreasing to slight early Saturday but moderate Saturday night.
Cork - South Wales Moderate, decreasing to slight early Saturday but moderate Saturday night.
Rosslare - France Moderate.
Cork - France Moderate.

Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Saturday 30 May 2015 Issued at 1200 Friday 29 May 2015

Meteorological situation at 1200 A moderate to fresh northwesterly airflow covers Ireland. A weak ridge of high pressure will move in from the west tonight. Fronts will follow from the Atlantic tomorrow, in a strengthening southerly airflow.

Forecast for coasts from Erris Head to Howth Head to Roches Point and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Northwesterly, force 4 or 5 and gusty, possibly force 6 at times locally, decreasing westerly, force 3 or 4 overnight, later increasing southerly, force 3 to 5.

Forecast for coasts from Roches Point to Loop Head to Erris Head

Wind: Northwesterly, force 4 and gusty, gradually decreasing west to southwest, force 3 or less, by early tonight, gradually backing south to southeast overnight and tomorrow morning and steadily increasing to force 5 or 6 in the morning.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Sunday 31 May 2015:
Fresh to strong south to southeast winds, veering west to northwest later Saturday and early Saturday night. Rain, with mist and a risk of fog patches, clearing from the west Saturday night, with scattered showers following.

Weather for all sea areas:
Scattered showers today, then mainly fair tonight. Rain will spread from the Atlantic tomorrow.

Visibility for all sea areas: Generally good today and tonight, except in showers today. Becoming moderate to poor in rain tomorrow.

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