Shipping Forecast

Issued by the Jersey Meteorological Department at 4pm Monday, 24 June 2019 for the period ending 7pm Wednesday.

Summary

Showers, especially this evening.

General

At 1 a.m. Low, 1008mb, 450 miles southwest of Ireland, expected to drift south and slowly fill, with associated active fronts affecting the Channel.

Forecast from 7pm Monday to 7pm Tuesday.

Forecast: Widespread showers, locally heavy with thunder, mostly clearing by dawn. Mist and fog patches.

Wind: Variable 1 to 3 in the north at first, otherwise northerly 2 to 4, locally 5 until after midnight, perhaps with gusts to 30kt, backing northwesterly 1 to 3 by midday, locally 4.

Visbility: Moderate to poor, occasionally very poor, locally good times.

Sea State: Smooth or slight.

Sea Swell: 2 to 3 feet.

Sea Temperature:16°

Outlook from 7pm Tuesday to 7pm Wednesday.

Forecast: Mist and fog patches becoming more isolated after midnight and clearing Wednesday morning. A risk of thundery showers Wednesday morning.

Wind: North to northwest 2 to 3, locally 4, gradually veering northeast to east by dawn, increasing 4 to 5 Wednesday morning, then 5 to 6 in the afternoon.

Visbility: Moderate to poor, occasionally very poor, becoming moderate to good Wednesday morning.

Sea State: Smooth or slight, increasing slight to moderate by midday, then moderate to rather rough in the afternoon, with a low swell.

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