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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 10am Saturday, 29 April 2017 for the period ending 1pm Monday.

General Situation

At 7am, a ridge of over France was expected to decline as a low develops just southwest of Ireland tonight.

Forecast from 1pm Saturday to 1pm Sunday.

Wind: Southeast 3 to 4, locally variable near the Normandy coast, generally increasing 4 to 5 early evening and 5 to 6 by midnight

Sea state: Smooth or slight, becoming moderate to rather rough overnight, perhaps rough in the extreme north.

Weather: Rain spreading from the west around dawn, becoming persistent, locally heavy.

Visibility: Good or very good, becoming moderate to poor in rain.

Swell: Becoming 2 to 4 feet Sunday morning.

Outlook from 1pm Sunday to 1pm Monday.

Wind: Southeast 5 to 6, veering southwest 4 to 5 by evening, with gusts to 35kt near showers, further veering west overnight.

Sea state: Moderate to rather rough with a low swell, perhaps rough in the north at first.

Weather: Rain soon clearing to showers, perhaps heavy with a risk of hail and thunder.

Visibility: Moderate to poor in rain and showers, otherwise good.

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