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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Monday, 18 October 2021 at 4:15am by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds to start.

Synopsis

Low pressure to the northwest of the British Isles as a frontal zone affects the Irish Sea area.

Wind

South or southeast 5 or 6, veering south-southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5, early this afternoon.

State of sea

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Mainly fair to start, then rain arriving this morning clearing to occasional drizzle early this afternoon. Risk of mist and fog patches at times in the south of the area.

Visibility

Good, falling moderate or poor in rain, drizzle or mist. Very poor in any fog patches.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

South-southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5, backing southeast 4 or 5 through the morning, veering south or southwest mainly 5 or 6 early in the afternoon, veering west or southwest 4 or 5 overnight into Wednesday.

State of sea

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Rain quickly arriving, heavy at times, clearing to showers later in the afternoon. Risk of mist and fog patches at times.

Visibility

Good, falling moderate or poor in rain, showers or mist. Very poor in any fog patches.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(1.1m)
High water
(6.1m)
Low water
(1.3m)
High water
(7.0m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Stuart Davison
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