Weather - Shipping

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office. .

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office.


At the time of issue there was a Strong Wind Warning in force for the Channel Islands Area.


Sunny periods.

General Situation

At midday, a ridge of high pressure extended from the Azores to southern Britain and France.

Forecast from 7pm Friday to 7pm Saturday.

  • Forecast: Occasional rain or drizzle likely by evening.
  • Wind: Northwest to west 2 to 4, soon backing southwest, increasing 4 to 5 around midnight, occasionally 6 in the north and west, increasing 5 to 6 by midday, occasionally 7 in the north.
  • Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate to poor later.
  • Sea State: Slight, increasing moderate to rather rough by Saturday morning, locally rough in the north by midday.
  • Sea Swell: 3 to 6 feet.
  • Sea Temp: 9

Outlook from 7pm Saturday to 7pm Sunday.

  • Forecast: Occasional rain or drizzle, clearing overnight. Risk of further rain from later Sunday morning.
  • Wind: Southwest 5 to 6, occasionally 7 in the north, veering west 4 to 5 overnight, backing southwest 5 to 6 Sunday morning, occasionally 7 by evening.
  • Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate to poor.
  • Sea State: Moderate to rather rough, occasionally rough in the north.