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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Saturday, 21 September 2019 at 12:00pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

There is a STRONG WIND warning in operation.

Synopsis

High pressure over central Europe will slowly decline, with low pressure to the west of Ireland driving frontal troughs into western Britain & the Irish Sea later today & tonight.

Wind

East or southeast mainly force 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5 tonight. Veering south or southeast by midday tomorrow.

State of sea

Mainly moderate, becoming slight or moderate this evening.

Weather

Fair, then occasional rain or showers spreading from the west later this evening & tonight.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or poor in rain or showers later.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

South or southeast force 4 or 5, veering west or southwest 3 or 4 later Sunday afternoon & evening.

State of sea

Slight or moderate, becoming mainly slight Sunday afternoon.

Weather

Occasional rain or showers largely clearing Sunday evening.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate or poor in rain or showers.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(5.9m)
Low water
(2.1m)
High water
(5.6m)
Low water
(2.5m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

David Britton
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