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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 10pm Monday, 06 July 2015 for the period ending 1am Thursday.

General Situation

at 7 p.m., high, 1021mb, over southern Holland drifting east and declining. Low, 996, just west of Ireland moving slowly east with associated cold front clearing the Channel tomorrow morning.

Forecast from 1am Tuesday to 1am Wednesday.

Wind: South to southwest 2 to 4 increasing 4 to 5 by dawn, veering west around midday, further increasing 5 to 6 in the afternoon.

Sea state: Slight becoming moderate to rather rough, locally rough in the north later.

Weather: Rain later tonight, locally heavy, clearing by mid- morning.

Visibility: Good becoming moderate to poor for a time in rain.

Swell: 2-4ft. Total waves becoming 6-9ft in the north later.

Outlook from 1am Wednesday to 1am Thursday.

Wind: West 5 to 6, veering northwest in the afternoon, decreasing 4 to 5 by evening, then 3 to 4 later.

Sea state: Moderate to rather rough, locally rough in the north, becoming slight with swell in the evening.

Weather: Isolated showers, dying out by midday.

Visibility: Good.

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