Shipping Forecast

Issued by the Jersey Met at 21:00UTC Wednesday , 05 October 2022 for the period ending 00:00UTC Saturday.

WARNING

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

Summary

General

At 18:00UTC low, 964mb, 100 miles northeast of Iceland, slow-moving, expected 979mb by 00:00UTC Friday, with a belt of high pressure, 1032mb, extending Azores to Poland by the same time.

Forecast from 00:00UTC Thursday to 00:00UTC Friday.

Forecast
Isolated showers in the far north of the area at times.
Wind
West to northwest 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6 mid-Channel at first, decreasing 3 to 4 by dawn, backing southwesterly by midday, occasionally 5 mid-Channel, becoming variable 1 to 3 in the far south of the area for a time.
Visibility
Good, perhapas locally moderate in the far north of the area at times.
Sea State
Rather rough to rough, decreasing slight to moderate with a low swell by dawn, locally smooth in the far south of the area at times.
Sea Swell
Sea Temperature
17.4°C°

Forecast from 00:00UTC Thursday to 00:00UTC Friday.

Forecast
Isolated showers in the far north of the area at times.
Wind
West to northwest 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6 mid-Channel at first, decreasing 3 to 4 by dawn, backing southwesterly by midday, occasionally 5 mid-Channel, becoming variable 1 to 3 in the far south of the area for a time.
Visibility
Good, perhapas locally moderate in the far north of the area at times.
Sea State
Rather rough to rough, decreasing slight to moderate with a low swell by dawn, locally smooth in the far south of the area at times.