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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Monday, 26 January 2015 at 4:20pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds.

Synopsis

A weak ridge of high pressure covers the Irish Sea today, with low pressure to the southwest of Greenland, moving eastwards to lie near Iceland by midday tomorrow.

Wind

West or northwest force 5 or 6, decreasing west 4 or 5 early tonight, then backing west or southwest tomorrow morning and increasing 5 or 6 in the afernoon.

State of sea

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Southwest 5 or 6 veering west overnight into Wednesday and increasing 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8 during Wednesday morning.

State of sea

Moderate becoming moderate or rough overnight into Wednesday.

Weather

Outbreaks of rain or drizzle, clearing to wintry showers Wednesday morning.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor in rain and drizzle and wintry showers.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(1.3m)
High water
(6.1m)
Low water
(1.5m)
High water
(6.5m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Colin Gartshore
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