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 10pm Tuesday, 28 March 2017 for the period ending 1am Friday.
At 7pm, a complex area of low pressure over the Atlantic was slow moving, with associated fronts crossing the Channel overnight.
Forecast from 1am Wednesday to 1am Thursday.
Wind: South to southwest 4 to 5 occasionally 6 until morning.
Sea state: Slight to moderate, locally rather rough in the north until morning.
Weather: Occasional light rain until morning, then isolated showers. Risk of mist patches.
Visibility: Moderate to good, perhaps poor at times.
Swell: 2 to 3 feet increasing 4 to 7 feet Wednesday evening.
Outlook from 1am Thursday to 1am Friday.
Wind: Southerly 4 to 5, decreasing 2 to 4 Thursday afternoon.
Sea state: Slight to moderate with a low to moderate swell.
Weather: Mist patches near the French coast Thursday morning.
Visibility: Moderate to good, occasionally poor.
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