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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Friday, 29 July 2016 at 10:45pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Nil.

Synopsis

Low pressures lie in the North Sea & Norwegian Sea with a ridge in mid-Atlantic. A northwest backing westerly airstream covers the Irish Sea.

Wind

North or Northwest 4 or 5, decreasing Northwest 3 or 4 overnight, then backing West tomorrow morning. Little change during the afternoon, then increasing West or Northwest 4 or 5 during the evening.

State of sea

Slight or moderate at first, becoming slight later tonight, then slight or moderate again tomorrow evening.

Weather

Fair, only isolated showers possible.

Visibility

Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West or Northwest 4 or 5 tomorrow night, decreasing mainly 3 or 4 on Sunday morning, although locally staying 4 or 5 in the northeast of the area, around the Solway Firth.

State of sea

Slight or moderate, becoming mainly slight.

Weather

Fair, with only isolated showers.

Visibility

Good.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(1.7m)
High water
(6.3m)
Low water
(1.5m)
High water
(6.1m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Colin Gartshore
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