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 with sunny periods.

General Situation

At 6 am, high 1028mb, over the North Sea was drifting southeast to be over Germany tonight.

Forecast from 1pm Saturday to 1pm Sunday.

  • Forecast: Risk of mist patches near the French coast in the morning.
  • Wind: East to southeast 5 to 6, perhaps 7 mid Channel by evening, decreasing mainly 4 to 5 Sunday morning.
  • Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate, perhaps locally poor in mist.
  • Sea State: Moderate to rather rough, occasionally rough in the north overnight.
  • Sea Swell: Not significant. Total waves becoming 6 to 8 feet in the north overnight.
  • Sea Temp: 11

Outlook from 1pm Sunday to 1pm Monday.

  • Forecast: Risk of mist patches near the French coast in the morning.
  • Wind: Southeast 4 to 5.
  • Visibility: Moderate to good, perhaps occasionally poor in the morning.
  • Sea State: Slight to moderate, locally rather rough in the northwest.