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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Monday, 26 September 2016 at 4:00pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong wind tonight

Synopsis

Low developing southwest of Ireland will move northeast pushing frontal troughs across the area

Wind

Variable 2 or 3 settling south this evening, then increasing south or southeast 5 or 6 overnight then veering west 4 or 5 during tomorrow morning.

State of sea

Slight gradually becoming mostly moderate by the early hours of Tuesday morning but remaining slight in Liverpool Bay.

Weather

Occasional rain with mist or fog patches developing tonight clearing during tomorrow morning.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or poor tonight, very poor in fog patches tonight, improving good tomorrow morning.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West 4 or 5 becoming southwest 5 or 6 overnight Tuesday decreasing 4 or 5 for a short time Wednesday morning, then increasing 5 to 7.

State of sea

Slight or moderate, building moderate or rough by midday Wednesday.

Weather

Fair with patchy rain developing Wednesday morning.

Visibility

Good at first becoming moderate in possible rain.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(6.1m)
Low water
(1.7m)
High water
(5.9m)
Low water
(1.6m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Colin Gartshore

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