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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 4pm Wednesday, 21 February 2018 for the period ending 7pm Friday.

General Situation

At midday, high, 1030mb, over Scotland expected to drift northeast and maintain a cold northeast flow over the Channel.

Forecast from 7pm Wednesday to 7pm Thursday.

Wind: Northeast to east 4 to 5, perhaps occasionally 6.

Sea state: Slight to moderate.

Weather: Isolated showers.

Visibility: Moderate to good.

Swell: 4 to 8 feet, becoming 2 to 4 feet overnight.

Outlook from 7pm Thursday to 7pm Friday.

Wind: Northeast to east 4 to 5, occasionally 6.

Sea state: Slight to moderate with a low swell, perhaps occasionally rather rough in the north and west.

Weather: Risk of showers on Thursday.

Visibility: Moderate to good.

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