Weather - Shipping

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office. .

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office.

GALE WARNING

At the time of issue there were Gale Warnings in force for Sea Areas Wight, Portland, and Plymouth.

STRONG WIND WARNING

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

Summary

Fair.

General Situation

At 7 p.m. low, 986 mb, 300 miles east of Scotland expected to move southeast and fill. High, 1032 mb, just west of Biscay expected to drift east.

Forecast from 1am Wednesday to 1am Thursday.

  • Forecast: Fair or cloudy.
  • Wind: Northwest 5 to 6, locally 7 with gusts to 45kt at first, decreasing 4 to 5 by midday, backing west in the afternoon and southwest towards midnight.
  • Visibility: Moderate to good.
  • Sea State: Rather rough to rough decreasing moderate to rather rough by afternoon.
  • Sea Swell: Confused. Total waves 8 to 11 feet gradually decreasing 4 to 7 feet by afternoon.
  • Sea Temp: 16

Outlook from 1am Thursday to 1am Friday.

  • Forecast: Risk of a little rain or drizzle at times.
  • Wind: Southwest 4 to 5, locally 6 in the north at times.
  • Visibility: Moderate to good.
  • Sea State: Moderate to rather rough, with a low swell.