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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 Monday, 20 February 2017 for the period ending 7pm Wednesday.

General Situation

At noon, high 1035mb slow moving near the Azores, and low 990mb near Iceland maintained a moist westerly flow over the Channel.

Forecast from 7pm Monday to 7pm Tuesday.

Wind: Westerly 4 to 5, occasionally 6.

Sea state: Slight to moderate, increasing moderate to rather rough overnight.

Weather: Occasional light drizzle with mist. Fog patches, thinning by Tuesday morning.

Visibility: Moderate to poor, occasionally very poor overnight, perhaps locally good at times on Tuesday.

Swell: 2 to 6 feet.

Outlook from 7pm Tuesday to 7pm Wednesday.

Wind: Westerly 4 to 5, occasionally 6, increasing 5 to 6 overnight, occasionally 7 near Alderney by Wednesday morning, backing southwest by evening.

Sea state: Moderate to rather rough Jersey southwards, with a low swell, and rather rough to rough to the north.

Weather: Occasional drizzle, with mist and a risk of fog patches.

Visibility: Moderate to good, occasionally poor or very poor.

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