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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

Sunny and very hot.

General Situation

At 1 p.m., high 1025mb, west of Denmark expected to drift east. Low, 1011mb over Biscay expected to move north to be over Brittany tonight.

Forecast from 7pm Friday to 7pm Saturday.

  • Forecast: Isolated thundery showers from midnight clearing by morning. Fog patches spreading in from the west by morning.
  • Wind: East to southeast 3 to 5, occasionally 6 with gusts to 35kt in the north of the area, becoming variable 1 to 3 overnight, then southwest to west 3 to 4 in the morning, occasionally 5, veering northwest to north 2 to 4 by evening.
  • Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers, then moderate to good, occasionally very poor in fog.
  • Sea State: Slight, occasionally moderate in the north at first, becoming smooth or slight on Saturday.
  • Sea Swell: 2 to 3 feet.
  • Sea Temp: 14

Outlook from 7pm Saturday to 7pm Sunday.

  • Forecast: Fog patches at times. Scattered thundery shower developing Sunday morning, becoming isolated in the afternoon.
  • Wind: North 2 to 4, locally variable 1 to 3, becoming northeasterly 3 to 4 by morning.
  • Visibility: Moderate to good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers, and locally very poor in fog.
  • Sea State: Smooth or slight, with a low swell.