Shipping Forecast

Issued by the Jersey Meteorological Department at 10pm Thursday, 21 February 2019 for the period ending 1am Sunday.

Summary

Mostly fine, some mist patches.

General

At 6pm Thursday, high 1030mb, over northwest France with a complex series of lows remaining in mid Atlantic.

Forecast from 1am Friday to 1am Saturday.

Forecast: Mist patches with a risk of fog patches, especially near the French coast during morning and evening, mostly fine during afternoon.

Wind: Southeast 2 to 4 backing east during Friday afternoon, then during the evening veering southeast and locally increasing 5 mid-channel.

Visbility: Moderate to good, locally poor or very poor in any mist or fog.

Sea State: Slight, locally moderate in the west and north of the area.

Sea Swell: 3 to 8 feet increasing 4 to 11 feet by dawn, decreasing 3 to 8 feet by midnight.

Sea Temperature:

Outlook from 1am Saturday to 1am Sunday.

Forecast: Mist patches with risk of fog patches, especially near the French coast during morning and evening, mostly fine during afternoon.

Wind: Southeast 3 to 4, locally 5 mid-channel till dawn then decreasing 2 to 3 around midday and backing east to northeast during evening.

Visbility: Moderate or good but poor or very poor in mist and fog patches.

Sea State: Slight with a low swell, but locally moderate during early hours of Saturday.

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