Weather - Shipping

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office. .

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office.

STRONG WIND WARNING

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

Summary

Fair or fine.

General Situation

At 7pm high, 1038mb, slow moving over the British Isles.

Forecast from 1am Wednesday to 1am Thursday.

  • Forecast: Fair or fine.
  • Wind: Northeast to east 5 to 6, occasionally 7, especially in the north of the area.
  • Visibility: Moderate to good.
  • Sea State: Moderate to rather rough, locally rough mid- Channel.
  • Sea Swell: Not significant. Total waves 6-9ft in the north of the area.
  • Sea Temp: 11

Outlook from 1am Thursday to 1am Friday.

  • Forecast: Risk of rain from Thursday evening.
  • Wind: Northeast to east 5 to 6, decreasing 4 to 5 around dawn, then 3 to 4 around midday, veering east to southeast 2 to 3 during Thursday evening.
  • Visibility: Good, locally moderate in any rain.
  • Sea State: Moderate in the south, rather rough to rough mid- Channel, becoming slight to moderate during the morning, with a low swell developing.