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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 Met at 09:00UTC Thursday , 26 November 2020 for the period ending 12:00UTC Saturday.

General Situation

At 06:00UTC low, 1001mb, Trafalgar, drifting south and losing its identity. High, 1032mb, near the Azores, extended a ridge across the UK. New low expected 999mb, FitzRoy by 12:00UTC Saturday.

Forecast from 12:00UTC Thursday to 12:00UTC Friday.

Wind: Locally easterly or variable 1 to 2 in the south of the area, otherwise northeast to east 3 to 4, occasionally 5 mid-Channel, veering east to southeast later.

Sea state: Slight, occasionally moderate in the north later, with a low to moderate swell.

Weather: Patchy rain or drizzle at times, mainly in the north overnight. Mist or fog patches likely near the French coast overnight and on Friday morning.

Visibility: Moderate to good, occasionally poor, perhaps locally very poor.


Outlook from 12:00UTC Friday to 12:00UTC Saturday.

Wind: East to southeast 3 to 4, locally 5 mid-Channel at first, occasionally 1 to 2 near the French coast, increasing 3 to 5 across the area later, perhaps locally 6 mid-Channel.

Sea state: Slight, locally moderate mid-Channel at first, with a low swell.

Weather: Patchy rain or drizzle, mainly in the north dying out by dusk. Risk of mist or fog patches near the French coast Saturday morning.

Visibility: Moderate to good, perhaps locally poor or very poor.

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