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
4pm Tuesday, 30 August 2016 for the period ending 7pm
At 1pm high, 1026mb, stretching across the Channel
to Germany, expected to drift northeast. Weak cold front,
west of Ireland, expected to cross the Channel Islands
Forecast from 7pm Tuesday to 7pm
Wind: Northeasterly or variable 2 to 4, becoming
northwest to west after midnight, backing west to southwest
for a time around midday, increasing 4 to 5 late
Sea state: Smooth or slight, becoming slight to moderate
towards Wednesday evening.
Weather: Risk of mist or fog patches, especially near
coasts overnight, and a little drizzle Wednesday afternoon,
clearing to fair in the northwest later.
Visibility: Moderate to good, perhaps locally poor or very
Swell: Becoming 2 to 4 feet.
Outlook from 7pm Wednesday to 7pm
Wind: West to northwest 4, occasionally 5, decreasing 2
to 4 after midnight, backing west early
Sea state: Slight, occasionally moderate, with an increasing
Weather: Risk of drizzle and mist patches in the southeast
Visibility: Moderate to good, perhaps locally poor at