Weather - Shipping

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.


Becoming breezy with showers later tonight.

General Situation

At 7 p.m., high, 1025 mb, mid-Atlantic extended a declining ridge to Biscay. Low, 1003 mb, just east of Scotland expected to move east and deepen.

Forecast from 1am Friday to 1am Saturday.

  • Forecast: Scattered showers, dying out early afternoon.
  • Wind: Southwest to west 4 to 5, soon increasing 5 to 6, veering west to northwest in the morning and decreasing mainly 4.
  • Visibility: Very good, locally moderate in showers.
  • Sea State: Moderate, perhaps locally rather rough for a time overnight.
  • Sea Swell: Not significant.
  • Sea Temp: 18

Outlook from 1am Saturday to 1am Sunday.

  • Forecast: Isolated showers in the morning.
  • Wind: Northwesterly 3 to 4.
  • Visibility: Good, locally moderate in showers.
  • Sea State: Mainly moderate, decreasing slight overnight.