|COASTAL REPORTS||At 12:00 Tuesday 1 December 2015|
|Malin Head Automatic||Southwest, 22 Knots, Gust 35 Knots, Mod drizzle, 2 Miles, 1006, Rising slowly|
|Dublin Airport||Southwest, 20 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1014, Steady|
|Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W||Southwest, 26 Knots, Gust 39 Knots, Wave ht: 3.3 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 6 Miles, 1019, Steady|
|Roches Point Automatic||Southwest, 24 Knots, Mist, 3 Miles, 1018, Rising slowly|
|Sherkin Island Automatic||Southwest, 20 Knots, Mist, 2 Miles, 1018, Steady|
|Valentia Automatic||South-Southwest, 23 Knots, Gust 35 Knots, Cloudy, 5 Miles, 1015, Steady|
|Mace Head Automatic||South-Southwest, 29 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Mist, 3 Miles, 1011, Rising slowly|
|Belmullet Automatic||South-Southwest, 27 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Mist, 3 Miles, 1008, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W||Southwest, 15 Knots, Wave ht: 2.3 m, 1015, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W||Southwest, 22 Knots, Wave ht: 4.7 m, 1017, Steady|
|Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W||Southwest, 26 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Wave height not available, 1005, Rising slowly|
|Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W||Report not available|
|Disclaimer: buoy locations are approximate and are not for navigational purposes|
|SEA CROSSINGS FORECAST||State of sea until Thursday 3 December 2015 at 12:00 hours|
|Dublin - Holyhead||Moderate to rough, decreasing slight during Wednesday.|
|Rosslare - South Wales||Rough, decreasing moderate to slight on Thursday.|
|Cork - South Wales||Rough, decreasing moderate to slight on Thursday.|
|Rosslare - France||Rough, increasing very rough today; decreasing rough to moderate on Thursday.|
|Cork - France||Rough, increasing very rough today; decreasing rough to moderate on Thursday.|
Meteorological situation at 0900 Ireland lies in a strong, mild southwesterly airstream; a cold front will cross the country from the west later tonight and on Wednesday morning, veering the flow northwesterly.
Wind: Southwest force 7 to gale force 8, increasing strong gale force 9 at times later today; veering west and decreasing force 5 to 7 overnight, then veering northwest and further decreasing force 3 or 4 Wednesday forenoon.
Weather: Mist with occasional drizzle, and a risk of fog patches in the west; rain developing tonight but clearing east Wednesday forenoon to isolated showers.
Visibility: Moderate, locally poor in fog or rain, becoming mostly good Wednesday forenoon.
Wind: Southwest force 6 or 7, increasing gale force 8 at times this afternoon and evening; decreasing force 4 to 6 Wednesday forenoon and beginning to veer west to northwest by the end of the period.
Weather: Local mist, with a risk of fog and drizzle, but mainly fair on eastern coasts; rain spreading from the west Wednesday forenoon.
Visibility: Good to moderate, locally poor in drizzle or fog and later in rain.
Warning of heavy swell: developing on southwestern and western coasts Wednesday forenoon.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Thursday 03 December 2015:
Winds soon veering northwest to north, light to moderate, then later becoming southwest, moderate to fresh, in the northwest; rain clearing east, then fair apart from isolated showers for a time in the north and west.Warning of heavy swell developing on southwestern and western coasts Wednesday forenoon.
Gale Warning: Southwesterly gales on Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head will soon extend to remaining coasts and the Irish Sea; winds will increase to strong gale force at times early tonight between Valentia and Fair Head.Small Craft Warning: NIL