Weather - Shipping

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office. .

Shipping forecast from the Jersey Met. Office.

Summary

Fair.

General Situation

At 7 pm, low, 998mb, North Sea, moving southeast and filling ahead of a temporary ridge. Warm front over mid-Atlantic moving east, expected to reach the Channel later tomorrow.

Forecast from 1am Friday to 1am Saturday.

  • Forecast: Occasional rain or drizzle from afternoon Risk of fog patches later.
  • Wind: Northwest 4 backing west decreasing 3 to 4 overnight, backing southerly increasing 4 to 5 in the afternoon, veering southwest to west in the evening.
  • Visibility: Good becoming moderate to very poor later.
  • Sea State: Slight, locally moderate.
  • Sea Swell: 3-5ft.
  • Sea Temp: 9

Outlook from 1am Saturday to 1am Sunday.

  • Forecast: Occasional light rain or drizzle. Risk of fog patches.
  • Wind: West to southwest 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6 Saturday morning, locally 7 in the north of the area later.
  • Visibility: Mainly moderate to poor.
  • Sea State: Slight to moderate with swell becoming moderate to rather rough, occasionally rough in the north later.
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