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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, 02 September 2014 for the period ending 7pm Thursday.

General Situation

At 1 p.m. high, 1026 mb, over the Baltic extended a ridge across Britain and the Channel, expected to persist.

Forecast from 7pm Tuesday to 7pm Wednesday.

Wind: Northeast to east 3 to 4, increasing 4 to 5 late Wednesday afternoon.

Sea state: Slight.

Weather: Mist and a risk of fog patches towards dawn, clearing by mid-morning.

Visibility: Good, locally moderate to very poor for a time.

Swell: 3 to 5 feet, decreasing 2 to 4 feet during Wednesday.

Outlook from 7pm Wednesday to 7pm Thursday.

Wind: Northeast to east 3 to 4, locally 5 at first.

Sea state: Slight with a low swell.

Weather: Mist and a risk of fog patches around dawn.

Visibility: Good, locally moderate to very poor around dawn.

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