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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Sunday, 03 March 2024 at 10:00pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds soon developing.

Synopsis

Ridge of high pressure over southern Britain and low pressure to the west of Ireland as a frontal zone approaches later.

Wind

Mainly south 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 or 5 overnight, increasing 5 or 6 tomorrow morning, increasing further 6 or 7 later.

State of sea

Slight, becoming slight or moderate tomorrow morning then moderate or rough later.

Weather

Isolated showers to start, rain later.

Visibility

Good, falling moderate in rain.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

South or southeast 5 to 7, veering southwest 4 or 5 Tuesday afternoon, decreasing 3 or 4 later.

State of sea

Moderate occasionally rough, becoming slight or moderate later.

Weather

Occasional rain then mainly fair later.

Visibility

Good, falling moderate in rain.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(2.6m)
High water
(5.5m)
Low water
(2.3m)
High water
(5.2m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Stuart Davison
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