Shipping Forecast

Issued by the Jersey Meteorological Department at 10am Friday, 23 August 2019 for the period ending 1pm Sunday.

Summary

Mainly sunny. Becoming hot.

General

At 7 a.m., a ridge of high pressure extended from Russia over the Channel to Biscay, expected to slowly decline.

Forecast from 1pm Friday to 1pm Saturday.

Forecast: Fair or fine.

Wind: East to northeast 2 to 4, locally northerly late afternoon in the southeast of the area, becoming east 3 to 4, locally 5 in the evening, veering east to southeast around dawn, locally variable 1 to 3 near the French coast by midday.

Visbility: Good.

Sea State: Smooth or slight.

Sea Swell: 1 to 3 feet.

Sea Temperature:19°

Outlook from 1pm Saturday to 1pm Sunday.

Forecast: Slight risk of a shower Saturday evening and overnight. Mist or fog patches spreading in from the west overnight.

Wind: East to southeast 2 to 4, locally variable 1 to 3 near the French coast in the afternoon, becoming west to northwest 3 to 4 during the evening.

Visbility: Mainly good, locally poor or very poor in mist or fog later.

Sea State: Slight occasionally smooth, with a low swell.

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