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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 Sunday, 26 June 2016 for the period ending 7am Tuesday.

General Situation

At 1 a.m., a weak ridge of high pressure over the SW Approaches, expected to decline. Fronts over Ireland, moving east to affect the Channel from late afternoon.

Forecast from 7am Sunday to 7am Monday.

Wind: Northwest 4 to 5, backing west to southwest in the afternoon, perhaps locally 6.

Sea state: Mainly moderate.

Weather: Occasional rain or drizzle spreading from the west late afternoon. Risk of fog patches from early evening.

Visibility: Good, becoming moderate to poor, perhaps very poor.

Swell: Not significant.

Outlook from 7am Monday to 7am Tuesday.

Wind: Westerly 4 occasionally 5 at first, veering northwest in the evening and decreasing 2 to 3, backing southwest later.

Sea state: Slight to moderate, becoming smooth or slight.

Weather: Occasional light rain or drizzle with a risk of fog patches, clearing by mid morning.

Visibility: Moderate to poor, perhaps very poor, becoming good by afternoon.

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