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Shipping forecast for the North Irish Sea

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Friday, 23 June 2017 at 7:45am by Ronaldsway Met Office
Warnings

Strong winds at first.

Synopsis

Low pressure to the north of Scotland moving eastwards, driving frontal troughs across the British Isles.

Wind

South or southwest force 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5 this afternoon, then veering west or southwest 3 or 4 later this evening & tonight.

State of sea

Mainly moderate, becoming slight or moderate this afternoon.

Weather

Occasional rain and drizzle, then becoming mainly fair this evening.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or poor at times in rain or drizzle.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West or southwest force 3 or 4, increasing westerly 4 or 5 during Saturday morning, before increasing further 5 or 6 Saturday afternoon.

State of sea

Slight or moderate, becoming mainly moderate overnight into Sunday.

Weather

Mainly fair only isolated showers.

Visibility

Good.

Approximate times of tides in Douglas

High water
(7.0m)
Low water
(0.6m)
High water
(6.8m)
Low water
(0.4m)
(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Forecast by

David Britton
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