Irish Marine Weather Buoy Network
Status of Operational Issues
- The M3 Weather Buoy was deployed on Thursday 31st May and is now fully operational.
- The operational M1 site has been relocated to M6, however a buoy will be stationed at M1 again when resources allow.
For the latest readings place pointer over a Buoy Icon on the Map below.
- Click on each value above to view the graph for the last 24 hours
- Please note time is reported in UTC
The Irish Marine Weather Buoy Network is a joint project designed to improve weather forecasts and safety at sea around Ireland. The buoy network provides vital data for weather forecasts, shipping bulletins, gale and swell warnings as well as data for general public information and research.
The project is the result of successful collaboration between the Marine Institute, Met Eireann, The UK Met Office and the Irish Department of Transport.
This infrastructure has been part funded under the Marine RTDI Measure of the National Development Plan 2000-2006, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
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