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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 Saturday, 13 February 2016 for the period ending 1am Tuesday.

General Situation

At 6 p.m. low, 979 mb, centred east of Paris expected to move northeast and fill. Further low, 984 mb, just west of Ireland expected to move southeast and fill to be 991 mb, just west of Brest by midday Sunday.

Forecast from 1am Sunday to 1am Monday.

Wind: Cyclonic variable 2 to 4, but westerly 4 to 6 Jersey southwards, gradually becoming northeast 4 in the south to 6 in the north around midday, increasing 6 in the afternoon, locally 7 at times.

Sea state: Slight to moderate, locally rather rough in the south, increasing rather rough to rough during the afternoon.

Weather: Scattered showers, perhaps wintry in the evening.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate in showers, perhaps poor later.

Swell: 5 to 11 feet, becoming confused with total waves 7 to 14 feet.

Outlook from 1am Monday to 1am Tuesday.

Wind: Northeast to north 6, locally 7, decreasing 5 in the afternoon and 3 to 4 in the evening.

Sea state: Rather rough to rough with moderate swell, decreasing slight to moderate in the evening.

Weather: Isolated wintry showers dying out during the morning.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers.

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