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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Saturday, 24 February 2018 at 7:50am by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds.

Synopsis

High pressure centred over northern Scandinavia, with a ridge across most of the British Isles.

Wind

Southeast force 5 or 6, but occasionally 7 in a few places, easing east-southeast 4 or 5 for a while this afternoon, then increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 again this evening.

State of sea

Mostly moderate becoming slight or moderate this afternoon.

Weather

Fair.

Visibility

Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

East-southeast force 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 for a time on Sunday morning, easing later in the day to 4 or 5 occasionally 6.

State of sea

Slight or moderate, soon becoming mostly moderate for a while.

Weather

Fair.

Visibility

Good.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(1.8m)
High water
(5.9m)
Low water
(2.2m)
High water
(5.6m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

David Britton
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