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

Sunny intervals.

General Situation

At midday, high 1028mb over central Europe was expected to persist. Deep low 971mb, over the Atlantic was slow moving with its associated fronts affecting the Channel this evening.

Forecast from 7pm Tuesday to 7pm Wednesday.

  • Forecast: Occasional rain for a time this evening and overnight, then isolated showers.
  • Wind: South to southwest 3 to 4, locally 5 in the north, increasing 5 to 6 this evening, perhaps occasionally 7 in the north of the area, decreasing 4 to 5 by morning, locally 6.
  • Visibility: Moderate to good, occasionally poor.
  • Sea State: Slight to moderate, becoming moderate to rather rough in the north overnight.
  • Sea Swell: 2 to 3 feet increasing 3 to 5 feet overnight.
  • Sea Temp: 10

Outlook from 7pm Wednesday to 7pm Thursday.

  • Forecast: Isolated showers. Mist patches near the French coast Thursday morning.
  • Wind: Southerly 4 to 5, decreasing 2 to 4 Thursday afternoon.
  • Visibility: Moderate to good, occasionally poor.
  • Sea State: Slight to moderate with an increasing swell.