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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 at 12:15pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Nil.

Synopsis

Lows to the north and west of the British Isles, with high pressure to the southeast.

Wind

Mostly variable force 3 or less, but still southerly 4 or 5 in the west of the area at first this afternoon. Settling south or southwest 4 or 5 overnight.

State of sea

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate overnight.

Weather

Mainly fair, perhaps some mist patches around at first this afternoon, then heavy showers will spread from the south tonight.

Visibility

Good, perhaps occasionally poor in any mist at first and then occasionally moderate in showers overnight.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

South or southwest 4 or 5, soon backing south or southeast 3 or 4 Wednesday evening, backing east or southeast overnight into Thursday.

State of sea

Slight, occasionally moderate at first.

Weather

Mostly fair, but with possibly some mist & a risk of fog patches.

Visibility

Mainly good, occasionally moderate or poor in mist, very poor in any fog patches.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(5.9m)
Low water
(2.2m)
High water
(5.9m)
Low water
(1.6m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

David Britton
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