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.


Mainly sunny.

General Situation

At 6 am, high 1041mb over Germany, extended a ridge to southern Britain.

Forecast from 1pm Wednesday to 1pm Thursday.

  • Forecast: Fair or fine.
  • Wind: East to northeast 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6 by this evening.
  • Visibility: Good.
  • Sea State: Slight, locally moderate in the north and west.
  • Sea Swell: 2 to 3 feet.
  • Sea Temp: 9

Outlook from 1pm Thursday to 1pm Friday.

  • Forecast: Risk of showers in the north of the area on Friday.
  • Wind: East to northeast 5 to 6, perhaps occasionally 7, decreasing 4 to 5 by midnight, occasionally 6 in the north of the area.
  • Visibility: Mainly good.
  • Sea State: Slight to moderate with a low swell, locally rather rough in the north and west of the area for a time in the afternoon and evening.