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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Thursday, 23 May 2019 at 3:00am by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Nil.

Synopsis

Low pressure lies in the northern North Sea with frontal troughs affecting northern and western Britain & Ireland.

Wind

Mainly variable force 3 or less, but west or southwest 3 or 4 in the southeast of the area. Then becoming west or southwest 3 or 4 in all waters Thursday afternoon, before veering west or northwest overnight into Friday.

State of sea

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Mainly fair, but with some patchy light rain possible in western parts at first on Thursday.

Visibility

Mostly good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Mainly west or northwest force 3 or 4, but occasionally 5 in the north and east of the area during Friday, and locally variable 3 or less.

State of sea

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Good.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(6.4m)
Low water
(1.2m)
High water
(5.9m)
Low water
(1.3m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Kirsty Pendlebury
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