Gov.im uses cookies to make the site simpler. Find out more about cookies

Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Saturday, 20 December 2014 at 4:00pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds.

Synopsis

A ridge of high pressure over the Irish Sea at first will soon decline, with a strong southwesterly airstream becoming established tomorrow.

Wind

West 5 at first, backing West or Southwest 5 or 6 later this evening or at first overnight, then Southwest 6 or 7 later in the night. Little change tomorrow morning and afternoon.

State of sea

Moderate, building moderate or rough overnight.

Weather

Fair, then patchy light rain or drizzle tomorrow and possibly becoming hazy in places.

Visibility

Good, possibly moderate at times tomorrow.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Southwest 6 or 7, increasing 7 occasionally gale 8 tomorrow evening. Little change overnight and for much of the area on Monday morning and afternoon. However, likely to decrease West 4 or 5 over more northern parts of the area on Monday.

State of sea

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Mainly fair at first, then spells of rain developing.

Visibility

Moderate or good, becoming moderate or poor.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(1.2m)
High water
(6.4m)
Low water
(1.3m)
High water
(6.7m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Colin Gartshore
Back to top