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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 Monday , 29 November 2021 for the period ending 12:00UTC Wednesday.

General Situation

At 06:00UTC low, 995mb near the Faroe Islands expected to move southeast to be 985mb over the Baltic Sea by 12:00UTC. An associated weak front expected over the English Channel from later this evening.

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

Wind: Northwest 2 to 4, locally variable 1 to 3, becoming west 4 to 5 this evening, perhaps occasionally 6 overnight, becoming 5 to 6 by morning.

Sea state: Smooth or slight with a low swell, increasing slight to moderate after midnight and moderate to rather rough in the morning.

Weather: Risk of showers at first. Occasional rain spreading in from the northwest after dusk.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate after dusk.

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

Wind: West 5 to 6, backing southwest 6 to 7 by dusk, occasionally gale 8 overnight, veering northwest by dawn.

Sea state: Moderate to rather rough, increasing rather rough to rough in the evening.

Weather: Rain or drizzle at times, becoming persistent and heavy Tuesday night, clearing before dawn to scattered showers.

Visibility: Moderate to good, locally poor.

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