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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 4am Thursday, 05 May 2016 for the period ending 7am Saturday.

General Situation

At 1 a.m. high, 1030 mb, over Denmark moving slowly east. Thundery low, 1011 mb, south of Iberia, moving north to be over Biscay from later Thursday.

Forecast from 7am Thursday to 7am Friday.

Wind: Southeast to east 3 to 4, locally 5 at times, backing east to northeast for a time in the afternoon and early evening..

Sea state: Smooth or slight, locally moderate in the north and west at times.

Weather: Fair or fine.

Visibility: Good.

Swell: 3 to 6 feet, decreasing 2 to 3 feet overnight.

Outlook from 7am Friday to 7am Saturday.

Wind: East 3 to 4, backing east to northeast in the afternoon, locally variable 1 to 3 near French coasts for a time, becoming east to southeast overnight.

Sea state: Smooth or slight, with a low swell, locally moderate in the north and west of the area.

Weather: Fair or fine. Risk of thundery showers from Friday evening.

Visibility: Mainly good.

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