Shipping Forecast

Issued by the Jersey Meteorological Department at 4am Sunday, 25 February 2018 for the period ending 7am Tuesday.


  • At the time of issue there were Gale Warnings in force for Sea Areas Wight, Portland, and Plymouth.
  • At the time of issue there was a Strong Wind Warning in force for the Channel Islands Area.


Sunny and cold


At midnight, high 1049mb, over Scandinavia, extended a ridge southwest across Britain and the Channel, expected to persist.

Forecast from 7am Sunday to 7am Monday.

Forecast: Fair or fine.

Wind: East 5 to 6, occasionally 7, increasing 6 to 7 during the afternoon, perhaps gale 8.

Visbility: Good, occasionally moderate.

Sea State: Moderate to rather rough in the southeast and rough in the northwest.

Sea Swell: 2 to 4 feet, decreasing after midnight.

Sea Temperature:

Outlook from 7am Monday to 7am Tuesday.

Forecast: Scattered snow showers developing during the afternoon.

Wind: East 6 to 7, occasionally gale 8.

Visbility: Good, occasionally poor or very poor in snow showers.

Sea State: Rather rough in the southeast to rough in the northwest, perhaps very rough.

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