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Channel Islands shipping forecast

For the area bounded by latitude 50°N, the French coast between Cap de la Hague and Ile de Brehat and longitude 3°W.

Issued by the Jersey Met at 09:00UTC Sunday , 22 May 2022 for the period ending 12:00UTC Tuesday.

General Situation

At 06:00UTC high, 1019mb, Belgium, expected to move northeast and decline. Shallow low, 1009mb, Biscay, expected to be 998mb, Netherlands, by midday Monday, withe associated troughs affecting the area.

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

Wind: Northerly 2 to 4, backing northwesterly overnight.

Sea state: Smooth or slight with a low swell, perhaps locally moderate later.

Weather: Occasional showers, locally heavy from this evening with a risk of thunder, then occasional rain or drizzle Monday morning, clearing later.

Visibility: Good, locally moderate to poor at times.

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

Wind: Westerly 3 to 4, soon increasing 4 to 5, locally 6 at times.

Sea state: Slight to moderate, increasing moderate to rather rough by Monday evening.

Weather: Occasional showers, heavy at times with a risk of thunder, clearing Tuesday morning.

Visibility: Good, locally moderate to poor at times.

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