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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Friday, 28 August 2015 at 10:15pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds.

Synopsis

Slow-moving low between Scotland and Iceland is slowly filling. High to the southeast of England will transfer northeastwards.

Wind

Southwest or south-southwest 5 or 6, decreasing later in the night and tomorrow morning to 4 or 5, occasionally 6. Decreasing later on Saturday afternoon & evening to 3 or 4, occasionally 5.

State of sea

Mostly moderate, becoming slight or moderate later in the period.

Weather

Mainly fair, only isolated showers.

Visibility

Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Southwest or south-southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, soon veering west or southwest 3 or 4, then becoming variable or west 2 or 3 by Sunday afternoon.

State of sea

Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Generally good.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(6.8m)
Low water
(0.7m)
High water
(7.0m)
Low water
(0.6m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Adrian Cowin
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