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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 15:00UTC Wednesday , 22 September 2021 for the period ending 18:00UTC Friday.

General Situation

At 12:00UTC high, 1033mb, west of FitzRoy, extending a ridge across the Channel, expected to slowly decline as a weakening front moves south across the area later on Thursday.

Forecast from 18:00UTC Wednesday to 18:00UTC Thursday.

Wind: Northerly 2 to 4, becoming variable 1 to 3 for a time overnight, then northwest to west 3 to 4 by dawn.

Sea state: Smooth or slight with a low swell.

Weather: Fair.

Visibility: Mainly good.

Outlook from 18:00UTC Thursday to 18:00UTC Friday.

Wind: West to northwest 3 to 4.

Sea state: Slight with a low swell.

Weather: Occasional light rain or drizzle and mist spreading from the northwest in the evening, clearing Friday morning.

Visibility: Moderate to good, locally poor at times.

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