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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 Wednesday , 10 August 2022 for the period ending 12:00UTC Friday.

General Situation

At 06:00UTC a ridge of high pressure, 1030mb, stretching from the Azores to the Baltic Sea, expected to slowly decline.

Forecast from 12:00UTC Wednesday to 12:00UTC Thursday.

Wind: Northeasterly 3 to 5, decreasing 2 to 4 in the morning.

Sea state: Slight, perhaps locally moderate mid-Channel overnight.

Weather: A chance of mist patches near the French coast early morning.

Visibility: Good or very good, perhaps locally poor.

Outlook from 12:00UTC Thursday to 12:00UTC Friday.

Wind: Northeasterly 2 to 4, increasing 3 to 5 in the afternoon, perhaps locally 6 in the far south of the area Thursday evening.

Sea state: Smooth or slight, perhaps locally moderate mid-Channel later.

Weather: A chance of mist patches near the French coast early morning.

Visibility: Good or very good, perhaps locally poor.

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