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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Friday, 31 October 2014 at 11:50am by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds.

Synopsis

A deepening Atlantic low will drift north and become centred to the south of Iceland, with associated frontal troughs moving across the Irish Sea.

Wind

South or Southeast 5 or 6 this afternoon and early evening, occasionally 7 in the west of the area, including around the Isle of Man. Veering Southwest later this evening or at first tonight, decreasing 4 or 5 for a time, then becoming 5 occasionally 6 overnight, with little change tomorrow morning.

State of sea

Slight or moderate in the east of the area, but moderate or rough in the west. Then becoming moderate in all waters tonight.

Weather

Fair, then rain will spread eastwards during the afternoon and evening, soon clearing tonight.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor in rain for a time, then becoming good tonight.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Backing South tomorrow afternoon and increasing 6 to gale 8. Then veering and decreasing Southwest 4 or 5 later in the evening or at first overnight, before increasing Southwest 5 or 6 on Sunday morning,

State of sea

Moderate, building moderate or rough during tomorrow afternoon, possibly very rough in the west of the area for a time, then falling slight or moderate overnight.

Weather

Fair, then rain for a time, but becoming fair again overnight.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or poor at times in rain.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(5.8m)
Low water
(1.9m)
High water
(5.8m)
Low water
(1.9m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Hulse
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