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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 Meteorological Department at 4am Saturday, 27 May 2017 for the period ending 7am Monday.

General Situation

At 1am, thundery low, 1008mb, near Devon was expected to drift northeast.

Forecast from 7am Saturday to 7am Sunday.

Wind: Southwest to west 2 to 4, occasionally 5 at first, decreasing 2 to 3 during the afternoon and veering northwest, further veering northeast after midnight and increasing 3 to 4.

Sea state: Slight locally moderate this morning.

Weather: Mainly cloudy. Risk of fog patches especially in the north of the area.

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

Swell: 2 to 3 feet.

Outlook from 7am Sunday to 7am Monday.

Wind: Northeast 3 to 4, perhaps 5 at times in the north of the area, becoming variable or easterly 1 to 3 in the afternoon.

Sea state: Smooth or slight, locally moderate in the north at first.

Weather: Mainly cloudy, isolated thundery showers by Sunday afternoon. Risk of fog patches.

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

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