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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, 26 September 2016 for the period ending 1am Thursday.

General Situation

At 7p.m. shallow low, 1011 mb, just south of Ireland and deep low 965 mb, 700 miles west of Ireland both expected to move northeast and fill, with associated crossing the area during Tuesday.

Forecast from 1am Tuesday to 1am Wednesday.

Wind: Southerly 5 to 6, veering westerly decreasing 3 to 4 during the morning, occasionally 5 in the north.

Sea state: Slight to moderate, locally rather rough in the north until mid-morning.

Weather: Occasional rain or drizzle, with mist and the risk of fog patches from dawn, clearing during the evening.

Visibility: Good becoming moderate by dawn, locally poor or very poor, then good again in the evening.

Swell: 3 to 5 feet.

Outlook from 1am Wednesday to 1am Thursday.

Wind: West 3 to 4, occasionally 5 in the north, backing southwest by afternoon, increasing 4 to 6 in the evening.

Sea state: Slight in the south to moderate in the north, increasing moderate to rather rough by evening.

Weather: Occasional light rain or drizzle in the evening.

Visibility: Good, locally moderate to poor in the evening.

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