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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 Saturday , 24 October 2020 for the period ending 12:00UTC Monday.

General Situation

At 06:00UTC deep low, 953mb, just west of Bailey, expected 977mb, Malin by 00:00UTC Monday, with associated cold front expected to cross the area this evening.

Forecast from 12:00UTC Saturday to 12:00UTC Sunday.

Wind: South to southwest 6 to 7, occasionally gale 8 with gusts to 50kt until late evening, perhaps locally severe gale 9, veering southwesterly 5 to 6 later this evening, locally 7 with gusts to 40kt with showers.

Sea state: Locally moderate to rather rough with a low swell in the southeast, otherwise mainly rough, increasing very rough mid-channel for a time until midnight.

Weather: Occasional rain, becoming persistent and locally heavy this afternoon, clearing overnight to scattered showers, locally heavy with a risk of thunder.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate, becoming moderate to poor for a time.


Outlook from 12:00UTC Sunday to 12:00UTC Monday.

Wind: Southwest 5 to 6, occasionally 7 with gusts to 40kt around showers, veering westerly 5 to 7 Monday morning.

Sea state: Moderate to rather rough in the southeast, otherwise mainly rough, occasionally very rough in the west.

Weather: Scattered showers, occasionally heavy with the risk of thunder.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate to poor.

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