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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 4pm Tuesday, 30 August 2016 for the period ending 7pm Thursday.

General Situation

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 tomorrow afternoon.

Forecast from 7pm Tuesday to 7pm Wednesday.

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 afternoon.

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 poor.

Swell: Becoming 2 to 4 feet.

Outlook from 7pm Wednesday to 7pm Thursday.

Wind: West to northwest 4, occasionally 5, decreasing 2 to 4 after midnight, backing west early afternoon.

Sea state: Slight, occasionally moderate, with an increasing swell.

Weather: Risk of drizzle and mist patches in the southeast at first.

Visibility: Moderate to good, perhaps locally poor at first.

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