Channel Islands Shipping Forecast

For the area bounded by latitude 50N, the French coast between Cap de la Hague and Ile de Brehat and longitude 3W.

Issued by the Jersey Meteorological Department at 4pm Monday, 28 July 2014 for the period ending 7pm Wednesday.

General Situation

At 1 p.m. a northerly flow covers the Channel. Shallow low, 1011mb, over the Netherlands and NE France filling. Low, 995mb, southwest of Iceland moving east.

Forecast from 7pm Monday until 7pm Tuesday

Wind:North to northwest 3 to 4, backing northwest to west Tuesday afternoon.
Sea state:Mainly slight.
Weather:Risk of a shower until mid-morning.
Visibility:Good, except in any showers.
Swell:Not significant.

Outlook from 7pm Tuesday until 7pm Wednesday

Wind:Northwest to west 3 to 4, veering northwest to north overnight, decreasing 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.
Sea state:Mainly slight.
Weather:Fair to cloudy.

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