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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Tuesday, 25 January 2022 at 3:30am by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Nil.

Synopsis

High pressure is centred over continental Europe, extending a ridge across southern Britain & the Irish Sea.

Wind

Variable force 3 or less, settling west or southwest 3 or 4 later this morning & this afternoon.

State of sea

Smooth or slight, becoming mainly slight tonight.

Weather

Mainly fair, but with a risk of mist patches in the east of the area at first today.

Visibility

Mostly good, but occasionally moderate or poor in any mist at first.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West or southwest force 3 or 4, increasing southwest 4 or 5 Wednesday morning. Then increasing further 5 or 6 occasionally 7 Wednesday afternoon & evening, before veering west or northwest 4 or 5 later Wednesday night.

State of sea

Slight, becoming slight or moderate Wednesday morning, and moderate occasionally rough during the afternoon & evening.

Weather

Mainly fair, then rain and drizzle spreading from the northwest Wednesday evening.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or poor in rain and drizzle later.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(6.2m)
Low water
(1.7m)
High water
(6.1m)
Low water
(1.9m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Kirsty Pendlebury
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