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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 Sunday, 28 August 2016 for the period ending 1am Wednesday.

General Situation

At 7 p.m. low, 1007 mb near Denmark was moving northeast. High, 1028mb west of Biscay, expected to extend a ridge across the Channel.

Forecast from 1am Monday to 1am Tuesday.

Wind: Northwest 4 to 5, perhaps 6 at first, decreasing 3 to 4 around dawn.

Sea state: Moderate, locally rather rough, decreasing slight to moderate in the morning.

Weather: Mainly fair.

Visibility: Good.

Swell: 3 to 5 feet, decreasing 2 to 3 feet by midday.

Outlook from 1am Tuesday to 1am Wednesday.

Wind: Northwest 2 to 4, becoming northeast or variable 1 to 3 by Wednesday morning, occasionally 4 in the afternoon.

Sea state: Smooth or slight, with a low swell at first.

Weather: Fair or fine.

Visibility: Good.

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