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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 at 10:00pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

There is a GALE warning in operation.

Synopsis

Complex low centred across southern Scotland will move north-eastwards, another shallow low will cross the area tonight. Frontal trough continuing to affect the Irish Sea.

Wind

Variable force 3 or 4, settling northwest 5 or 6 early tonight, backing west 6 or 7 overnight, backing southwest 7 or gale 8 tomorrow morning. Veering west 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 during the afternoon tomorrow, before easing 5 or 6 during the late afternoon or evening.

State of sea

Moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain at first, then isolated showers.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor, becoming good overnight.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West or northwest 4 or 5 occasionally 6 at first.

State of sea

Moderate becoming slight or moderate overnight into Friday.

Weather

Fair.

Visibility

Good.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(5.9m)
Low water
(1.6m)
High water
(6.5m)
Low water
(1.6m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

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