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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Thursday, 11 February 2016 at 11:10pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong wind later on Friday.

Synopsis

A weak ridge over northern Scotland will decline as a complex series of lows to the south and west of the British Isles deepen slightly and move eastwards.

Wind

East or southeast force 4 or 5 increasing 5 or 6 later on Friday evening.

State of sea

Slight becoming slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate in heavier showers.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Southeast soon backing east-southeast or east, 5 or 6, occasionally 7, backing east or east-northeast 4 or 5 during Saturday afternoon and evening.

State of sea

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Isolated showers.

Visibility

Mostly good.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(7.3m)
Low water
(0.4m)
High water
(7.4m)
Low water
(0.6m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Adrian Cowin
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