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 Jersey Met at 09:00UTC Sunday , 21 April 2024 for the period ending 12:00UTC Tuesday.

General Situation

At 06:00UTC high, 1032mb, Forth, expected 1035mb, 250 miles northwest of Ireland by midday Monday.

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

Wind: North to northeast 3 to 5, becoming variable 1 to 3 in the north of the area for a time early evening, then generally east to northeast overnight, veering north to northeast 3 to 4 later.

Sea state: Smooth or slight, perhaps locally moderate at times.

Weather: Risk of isolated light showers, in the east of the area, at times.

Visibility: Good or very good, perhaps locally moderate at times.

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

Wind: Northerly 2 to 4, becoming variable 1 to 3 towards dusk, then east to northeast 2 to 3 overnight, veering northerly later.

Sea state: Smooth or slight.

Weather: Rain or drizzle spreading southeast, becoming patchy overnight.

Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate, perhaps locally poor for a time.