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 Friday, 09 December 2016 for the period ending 7am
At midnight, high 1038mb, over central Europe and
complex low 968mb, over the Atlantic, maintained a
southerly flow over the Channel.
Forecast from 7am Friday to 7am
Wind: Southerly 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6 at times in
Sea state: Slight to moderate, perhaps locally rather rough
in the north later.
Weather: Mist and risk of fog patches, mainly this morning
and again after midnight.
Visibility: Moderate to good, locally poor or very poor at
Swell: 3 to 7 feet, becoming 4 to 10 feet.
Outlook from 7am Saturday to 7am
Wind: South to southwest 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6
Saturday morning, perhaps with gusts to 35kt, veering
northwest in the evening, decreasing 4 to 5 after
Sea state: Slight to moderate, increasing moderate to rather
rough Saturday morning, with a moderate swell.
Weather: Risk of mist patches. Outbreaks of rain in the
afternoon, clearing by early Sunday morning.
Visibility: Mainly moderate, occasionally poor in rain or
any mist, becoming good later.