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 p.m.

General Situation

At midday, a cold front just south of the Channel Islands moving south. A ridge of high pressure west of Britain moving southeast to cross the Channel midday Tuesday ahead of further fronts approaching from the west.

Forecast from 7pm Monday to 7pm Tuesday.

  • Forecast: Some patchy rain or drizzle by Tuesday evening.
  • Wind: North to northwest 4 to 5, locally 6 at first, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight, backing northwest during the morning and west in the afternoon.
  • Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate later.
  • Sea State: Moderate decreasing slight overnight.
  • Sea Swell: 2 to 3 feet increasing 3 to 5 feet overnight.
  • Sea Temp: 9

Outlook from 7pm Tuesday to 7pm Wednesday.

  • Forecast: Occasional rain or drizzle and mist patches clearing around midday Wednesday to scattered showers.
  • Wind: West 3 to 4, backing southwest in the evening, increasing 5 to 6 overnight, locally 7, veering southwest to west in the morning, then west to northwest by midday and increasing 6 to 7.
  • Visibility: Moderate to poor becoming good Wednesday afternoon except in showers.
  • Sea State: Slight with swell, increasing moderate to rather rough overnight and rather rough to rough during Wednesday morning