Shipping Forecast

Issued by the Jersey Meteorological Department at 4am Monday, 19 August 2019 for the period ending 7am Wednesday.


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


Isolated showers.


At 1 a.m., low 990mb, northeast of Shetland, expected to move north and fill. High,1028mb, mid-Atlantic, extended a ridge across Biscay and France, expected to slowly drift east.

Forecast from 7am Monday to 7am Tuesday.

Forecast: Scattered showers, becoming more isolated during the afternoon, dying out overnight.

Wind: Westerly 4 to 5, locally 6 at times until midday, veering west to northwest by evening, then northwest 3 to 4 overnight.

Visbility: Good, occasionally moderate.

Sea State: Occasionally rather rough in the northwest until midday, otherwise slight to moderate.

Sea Swell: 2 to 4 feet.

Sea Temperature:18°

Outlook from 7am Tuesday to 7am Wednesday.

Forecast: Risk of isolated showers at first.

Wind: Northwest 3 to 4, decreasing 2 to 3 by evening, then backing southwest overnight.

Visbility: Good, perhaps locally moderate.

Sea State: Slight, occasionally smooth, with a low swell.

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