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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 Sunday, 23 July 2017 for the period ending 7pm Tuesday.

General Situation

At 1pm, shallow low 1015mb, near Brest, expected to move east this afternoon, with associated fronts affecting the southern English Channel until later this evening.

Forecast from 7pm Sunday to 7pm Monday.

Wind: Westerly 4, locally 2 to 3 near the Brittany coast this evening, veering northwest 4 to 5 by midnight, perhaps occasionally 6.

Sea state: Moderate to rather rough, locally slight in the south at first.

Weather: Occasional rain and drizzle near the Brittany coast this evening. Risk of showers until mid morning, mainly near the Normandy coast.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate to poor in rain or showers.

Swell: Not significant.

Outlook from 7pm Monday to 7pm Tuesday.

Wind: Northwest 4 to 5, decreasing 2 to 4 by mid morning, backing westerly late afternoon.

Sea state: Moderate to rather rough decreasing slight to moderate by dawn.

Weather: Mainly fair.

Visibility: Good.

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