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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Tuesday, 05 July 2022 at 10:45pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds later.

Synopsis

High pressure to the southwest of Ireland and low pressure near Iceland driving a warm front across the area tonight.

Wind

Mainly west 3 or 4, occasionally 5, but locally variable 3 or less at first, increasing west 4 or 5 in all waters overnight. Backing west or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later tomorrow morning, before veering west or northwest Wednesday evening.

State of sea

Slight, occasionally moderate in the east later.

Weather

Some patchy light rain or drizzle at first and again later mainly in the north tomorrow evening.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate or poor in rain or drizzle.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6, decreasing mainly 3 or 4 Thursday morning and falling variable 3 or less in the southwest later.

State of sea

Slight or moderate, falling slight later.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Mostly good.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(2.1m)
High water
(5.8m)
Low water
(1.5m)
High water
(5.9m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

David Britton
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