Weather - Shipping

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office. .

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office.

GALE WARNING

At the time of issue there were Gale Warnings in force for Sea Areas Wight, Portland, and Plymouth.

STRONG WIND WARNING

At the time of issue there was a Gale Warning in force for the Channel Islands area.

Summary

Squally rain/hail showers.

General Situation

at midday, low, 956mb, near western Norway maintained a strong, showery northwest flow over the Channel.

Forecast from 7pm Thursday to 7pm Friday.

  • Forecast: Squally rain or hail showers, becoming less frequent tomorrow. Risk of thunder.
  • Wind: Northwest 7 to gale 8 with gusts to 55kt, decreasing 5 to 6 in the afternoon.
  • Visibility: Good except in showers.
  • Sea State: Rough to very rough becoming rather rough to rough tomorrow afternoon.
  • Sea Swell: Confused. Total wave heights 10 to 19ft becoming 6-10ft tomorrow afternoon.
  • Sea Temp: 9

Outlook from 7pm Friday to 7pm Saturday.

  • Forecast: Scattered squally rain or hail showers. Risk of thunder.
  • Wind: Northwest 5 to 6, increasing 6 to 7 with gusts to 50kt overnight, perhaps locally gale 8.
  • Visibility: Good except in showers.
  • Sea State: Rather rough to rough.