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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 Friday, 21 October 2016 for the period ending 7pm Sunday.

General Situation

At 1 p.m. low, 1013 mb, remained slow moving over Germany. A ridge of high pressure extending across Britain from Scandinavia expected to slowly decline.

Forecast from 7pm Friday to 7pm Saturday.

Wind: Northeast to east 2 to 4, occasionally 5 Saturday morning, increasing 4 to 5 by evening.

Sea state: Mainly slight.

Weather: Isolated showers.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

Swell: 2 to 5 feet.

Outlook from 7pm Saturday to 7pm Sunday.

Wind: Easterly 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6 overnight, then 6 to 7 Sunday morning, perhaps locally gale 8 by afternoon.

Sea state: Slight to moderate, with a low swell, increasing moderate to rather rough by Sunday morning, further increasing rather rough to rough in the afternoon.

Weather: Isolated showers, dying out overnight. Rain spreading in from the south by Sunday afternoon, perhaps heavy.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate to poor in rain or showers.

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