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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.

General Situation

At 1 p.m. high, 1036mb, northwest of the Azores extended a ridge across Britain and the Channel. Weakening fronts over Ireland expected to move southeast to cross the Channel tonight.

Forecast from 7pm Wednesday to 7pm Thursday.

  • Forecast: Patchy light rain or drizzle after midnight, clearing soon after dawn.
  • Wind: Westerly 3 to 4, increasing 4 to 5 this evening, occasionally 6 in the north, decreasing 4 around dawn, occasionally 5 in the north by late afternoon.
  • Visibility: Good, becoming moderate to poor for a time overnight.
  • Sea State: Slight, increasing moderate overnight, locally rather rough in the north.
  • Sea Swell: Not significant.
  • Sea Temp: 14

Outlook from 7pm Thursday to 7pm Friday.

  • Forecast: Scattered showers on Friday.
  • Wind: Westerly 4 to 5, occasionally 6 in the north on Friday morning, veering northwest in the afternoon.
  • Visibility: Good, becoming moderate to poor in showers.
  • Sea State: Moderate.
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