Weather - Shipping

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office. .

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office.


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


Sunny periods.

General Situation

At 1 p.m. low, 1002 mb, 400 miles west of Brest expected to move northeast and slowly fill, with associated weak fronts crossing the area on Sunday.

Forecast from 7pm Saturday to 7pm Sunday.

  • Forecast: Isolated thundery showers. Mist and a risk of fog patches, clearing around dawn.
  • Wind: Westerly 2 to 4, backing southwest and increasing 4 to 5 around midnight, then 5 to 6 by dawn, veering west by evening, locally 4.
  • Visibility: Moderate to good, perhaps locally poor or very poor overnight.
  • Sea State: Slight increasing moderate overnight, locally rather rough in the north and west.
  • Sea Swell: Becoming 2 to 5 feet by Sunday afternoon.
  • Sea Temp: 19

Outlook from 7pm Sunday to 7pm Monday.

  • Forecast: Isolated showers, clearing overnight.
  • Wind: West 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6 at first, veering northwest overnight and decreasing 3 to 4 by dawn, then 2 to 3 later.
  • Visibility: Good, locally moderate to poor in showers.
  • Sea State: Moderate to rather rough, decreasing slight to moderate by dawn, then smooth or slight later, with a low swell.