Shipping Forecast

Issued by the Jersey Met at 03:00UTC Thursday , 19 May 2022 for the period ending 06:00UTC Saturday.

General

At 00:00UTC low, 1014mb, eastern English Channel, expected 1011mb, southern Sweden by midnight tonight. A ridge of high pressure will develop across the Channel Islands.

Forecast from 06:00UTC Thursday to 06:00UTC Friday.

Forecast
Showers, heavy at times, with local mist, clearing by mid morning. Occasional rain later tonight.
Wind
West to northwest 2 to 3, becoming variable 1 to 3 by late morning, occasionally calm this evening, becoming northeasterly 2 to 4 for a time tonight in the south of the area, becoming north to northwest 3 to 5 later.
Visibility
Moderate or good.
Sea State
Smooth or slight with a low swell.
Sea Temperature
14.0°C

Outlook from 06:00UTC Friday to 06:00UTC Saturday.

Forecast
Rain at times until late morning.
Wind
North to northwest 3 to 5, backing west to southwest by early afternoon, increasing 6 for a time late afternoon in the north of the area, becoming variable 1 to 3 at times, mainly in the south of the area.
Visibility
Moderate or good.
Sea State
Smooth or slight with a low swell, increasing moderate to rather rough for a time in the afternoon and evening in the north and west of the area.