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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Shipping forecast

For the area bounded by latitude 50N, the French coast between Cap de la Hague and Île de Bréhat and longitude 3W.

Issued by the Jersey Meteorological Department at 4pm Sunday, 26 June 2016 for the period ending 7pm Tuesday.

General Situation

At 1pm, a ridge of high pressure over France was declining as fronts near the Southwest Approaches moved east, expected to affect the area this evening and overnight.

Forecast from 7pm Sunday to 7pm Monday.

Wind: West to southwest 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6, veering west to northwest around dawn, decreasing 3 to 4 in the morning.

Sea state: Moderate becoming slight by afternoon.

Weather: Occasional rain or drizzle and a risk of fog patches, clearing during the morning to become fair.

Visibility: Moderate to poor, perhaps very poor, becoming good during Monday morning.

Swell: Not significant.

Outlook from 7pm Monday to 7pm Tuesday.

Wind: West to northwest 3 to 4, decreasing 2 to 3 for a time overnight, backing southwest to south by dawn, increasing 4 to 5, by early afternoon, veering southwest to west later, perhaps increasing 6 at times.

Sea state: Smooth or slight, increasing moderate during the afternoon, perhaps rather rough later.

Weather: Occasional rain Tuesday afternoon, perhaps heavy at times, clearing in the west of the area later.

Visibility: Good becoming moderate to poor in rain, locally good again in the west later.

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