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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Saturday, 28 March 2015 at 10:00pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds, with a risk of gales.

Synopsis

Low pressure near to Shetland will move away north-east, with shallow secondary lows moving east across Northern Britain overnight and during Sunday.

Wind

Southwest force 6 or 7, perhaps occasionally gale 8 decreasing 5 or 6 later in the night and 4 for a time on Sunday morning, locally variable 2 or 3 in the south but veering west or west-northwest 6 or 7 by lunchtime.

State of sea

Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate for a time on Sunday morning..

Weather

Occasional rain or showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate or poor in rain or showers.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West or west-northwest force 5 or 6 backing southwest on Monday morning, then veering west 6 or 7 in the afternoon.

State of sea

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Isolated showers, then with rain spreading from the south-west during Monday afternoon.

Visibility

Mainly good but occasionally moderate or poor later.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(2.4m)
High water
(5.4m)
Low water
(2.2m)
High water
(5.1m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Hulse

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