Shipping Forecast

Issued by the Jersey Met at 21:00UTC Thursday , 22 October 2020 for the period ending 00:00UTC Sunday.

WARNING

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

Summary

General

At 18:00UTC low, 973mb, 300 miles south of Iceland, expected to move west and fill. New low, 1001mb, near Newfoundland, expected to be 956mb, Bailey by 12:00UTC on Saturday, with associated fronts affecting the area.

Forecast from 00:00UTC Friday to 00:00UTC Saturday.

Forecast
Patchy rain or showers.
Wind
Southwesterly 3 to 5, locally 6 mid-Channel from dawn, increasing 4 to 6 in the afternoon, perhaps locally 7 mid-Channel, veering southwest to west 4 to 5 in the evening, locally 6 mid-Channel later.
Visibility
Good, occasionally moderate, perhaps locally poor.
Sea State
Smooth to slight, increasing slight to moderate during the morning, occasionally rather rough mid-Channel in the afternoon.
Sea Swell
Sea Temperature
15.1°C°

Forecast from 00:00UTC Friday to 00:00UTC Saturday.

Forecast
Patchy rain or showers.
Wind
Southwesterly 3 to 5, locally 6 mid-Channel from dawn, increasing 4 to 6 in the afternoon, perhaps locally 7 mid-Channel, veering southwest to west 4 to 5 in the evening, locally 6 mid-Channel later.
Visibility
Good, occasionally moderate, perhaps locally poor.
Sea State
Smooth to slight, increasing slight to moderate during the morning, occasionally rather rough mid-Channel in the afternoon.