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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 4:15pm by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds this evening.

Synopsis

High pressure to the south of the British Isles and low pressure to the north allowing a moist southwesterly airflow cover the area.

Wind

South or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 this evening.

State of sea

Slight or moderate, becoming slight early tomorrow morning onwards.

Weather

Occasional mist and areas of fog, the fog tending to become more isolated overnight.

Visibility

Moderate or poor, very poor in fog.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 5 to 7 later on Friday.

State of sea

Slight, quickly increasing slight or moderate, then occasionally rough later on Friday.

Weather

Mist and isolated fog patches to start, then mainly fair with rain later.

Visibility

Moderate or poor, very poor in fog patches. Good, moderate in rain later.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

Low water
(0.4m)
High water
(7.2m)
Low water
(0.1m)
High water
(7.5m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

Stuart Davison
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