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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 21:00UTC Monday , 10 August 2020 for the period ending 00:00UTC Thursday.

General Situation

At 18:00UTC low, 1005mb, centred over northern Spain, expected to move across Biscay through Wednesday, to be 1008mb near Brest by 00:00UTC Thursday.

Forecast from 00:00UTC Tuesday to 00:00UTC Wednesday.

Wind: Northerly 2 to 4, veering northeasterly by evening, locally variable 1 to 3 at times.

Sea state: Smooth or slight, with a low swell.

Weather: Risk of thundery showers, mainly early morning. Areas of mist and a risk of fog patches, mainly early morning.

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

Outlook from 00:00UTC Wednesday to 00:00UTC Thursday.

Wind: Northeast to east 2 to 4, veering southeasterly by evening, locally variable 1 to 3 at times.

Sea state: Smooth or slight, with a low swell.

Weather: Occasional heavy thundery showers, with a risk of hail. Risk of mist or fog patches.

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

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