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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, 16 January 2017 for the period ending 7pm Wednesday.

General Situation

At midday, high 1032mb over southern Norway expected to drift south to be over Germany tomorrow. A cold front over the area expected to move slowly west.

Forecast from 7pm Monday to 7pm Tuesday.

Wind: Southeast 2 to 3, but north 4 to 5 in the far west of the area, perhaps 6 at first, becoming generally southeast to east 3 to 4 by midnight, backing east to northeast Tuesday afternoon.

Sea state: Slight to moderate, occasionally rather rough at first, decreasing mainly slight overnight.

Weather: Occasional rain, drizzle and mist patches, mostly clearing by dawn tomorrow.

Visibility: Moderate to good, occasionally poor.

Swell: 2 to 3 feet.

Outlook from 7pm Tuesday to 7pm Wednesday.

Wind: East to northeast 4 to 5, occasionally 3.

Sea state: Slight with a low swell, moderate in the north of the area.

Weather: Fair.

Visibility: Moderate to good.

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