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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 Thursday, 29 September 2016 for the period ending 7pm Saturday.

General Situation

At 1 p.m., low, 974mb, over the Norwegian Sea, moving northeast and expected to slowly fill, with associated cold front over the area, moving southeast.

Forecast from 7pm Thursday to 7pm Friday.

Wind: Westerly 4 to 5, locally 6 in the north at first, backing southwest in the morning, occasionally 6, decreasing 3 to 4 in the afternoon and veering westerly, locally 5.

Sea state: Moderate, becoming slight to moderate by Friday morning.

Weather: Isolated showers developing.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

Swell: 3 to 5 feet.

Outlook from 7pm Friday to 7pm Saturday.

Wind: Westerly 3 to 4, locally 5, backing southwest by midnight and increasing 5 to 6, locally 7, veering westerly by afternoon.

Sea state: Slight to moderate with a low swell, increasing rather rough to rough by Saturday morning.

Weather: Isolated showers, becoming more frequent overnight, with a risk of thunder.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

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