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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Monday, 25 May 2015 at 10:45pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds.

Synopsis

Pressure remains high near the Azores, with a ridge extending over Ireland and much of Britain.

Wind

West or northwest, mainly 4 or 5 perhaps occasionally 6 , but 3 at times over more southwestern parts of the area, becoming 3 or 4 over all waters tomorrow evening.

State of sea

Slight or moderate becoming slight tomorrow evening.

Weather

Mainly fair, only a little patchy drizzle possible for a time overnight.

Visibility

Good, possibly moderate in any drizzle.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Northwest 3 or 4 backing West tomorrow night and increasing southwest 4 or 5 on Wednesday morning, then 5 or 6 during the afternoon.

State of sea

Slight then gradually becoming moderate on Wednesday morning and afternoon.

Weather

Fair, then outbreaks of rain and drizzle will spread from the west on Wednesday.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or poor at times later.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(2.3m)
High water
(5.6m)
Low water
(1.8m)
High water
(5.1m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

David Boultbee
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