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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Monday, 20 October 2014 at 10:00pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Severe gales.

Synopsis

Low pressure to the north-west of Ireland will move north-east, deepening for a time, to become centred near to Shetland by midday Tuesday before then tracking south-east towards Denmark later.

Wind

South or south-west veering west or west-northwest later in the night, force 6 or 7, increasing 7 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9. Veering west-northwest or north-west during Tuesday morning, gale 8 to severe gale 9, then easing 7 to gale 8 in the evening.

State of sea

Moderate. becoming rough or very rough.

Weather

Rain at times overnight, clearing to showers by dawn

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West-northwest or north-west force 7 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6 during Tuesday night. Backing south-west during Wednesday, still 5 or 6.

State of sea

Rough, becoming mainly moderate during Tuesday night.

Weather

Becoming fair during Tuesday night but the with occasional rain spreading from the west on Wednesday.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(2.0m)
High water
(6.2m)
Low water
(1.2m)
High water
(6.2m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Andy Roberts

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