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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 Wednesday, 26 April 2017 for the period ending 1pm Friday.

General Situation

At 7am, low, 989mb, over southern Finland was moving east. High,1031mb, 550 miles south of Iceland was drifting south.

Forecast from 1pm Wednesday to 1pm Thursday.

Wind: North to northeast 3 to 5, occasionally 6 with some gusts to 35kt near showers, decreasing 1 to 3 by dawn, backing northwest and increasing 2 to 4 by midday.

Sea state: Slight to moderate, decreasing mainly slight overnight.

Weather: Scattered rain or hail showers, with the risk of thunder, becoming less frequent for a time this afternoon.

Visibility: Good to very good, occasionally moderate in showers.

Swell: Not significant.

Outlook from 1pm Thursday to 1pm Friday.

Wind: Northwest 2 to 4, increasing 4 to 5 by evening, veering north overnight, perhaps locally 6 , decreasing 2 to 4 in the morning.

Sea state: Slight, occasionally moderate.

Weather: Isolated showers then outbreaks of rain from evening, clearing by Friday morning.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate in showers and in rain.

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