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14°C sunrise 06:59
sunset 19:22

Updated 3:15pm - Rain quite heavy for this afternoon and into the evening. Light or moderate winds, increasing from the north this evening, with the maximum temperature 14 Celsius.

Friday

Sunshine and scattered blustery showers, and it will feel cold with the westerly winds continuing strong and gusty.

Saturday

Dry with some sunshine, which will turn hazy later in the afternoon as cloud moves in, bringing rain overnight. Maximum temperature of 14 or possibly 15°C in a light to moderate west to north-westerly breeze.

Sunday

Cloudy with rain during the morning, clearing into the early afternoon to leave a mostly dry and bright end to the day with just a slight risk of a passing shower. A top temperature of 13°C in a strengthening north to northwest wind.

Monday

Fine and dry with sunny intervals. A fresh north to northwest wind which will gradually ease during the day; highs of 14°C.


Shipping forecast updated as of 20 September 2018 12:20pm

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Thursday, 20 September 2018 at 11:50am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong winds later today, gales or severe gales in places tonight.

Synopsis

A developing mid-Atlantic low will track northeastwards today, the centre moving across north Wales and northern England this evening and at first tonight.

Wind

South or Southwest 3 or 4, backing East or Southeast this afternoon, then backing and increasing North or Northeast 5 or 6 this evening. Further increasing North 6 or 7 early tonight, then backing West or Northwest later in the night, increasing gale 8 in the east of the area for a time, with a risk of severe gale 9 briefly. Then soon settling West 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8 in all waters tomorrow morning.

State of Sea

Slight or moderate, building moderate or rough this evening and tonight, possibly very rough in the east of the area for a time.

Weather

Outbreaks of rain spreading from the south this afternoon, clearing to scattered showers later tonight.

Visibility

Good, falling moderate or poor at times in rain.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Continuing West 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8 tomorrow afternoon, the gale 8 winds mostly likely in Liverpool Bay. Then gradually decreasing West 5 or 6 tomorrow evening and at first overnight, and 4 or 5 later in the night. Becoming West 3 or 4 on Saturday morning.

State of Sea

Moderate or rough, possibly very rough for a time around Liverpool Bay, falling moderate overnight, then slight on Saturday morning.

Weather

Scattered blustery showers, then fair later.

Visibility

Good, possibly moderate in showers.

Low water
Today 3:33pm (2.5m)
High water
Today 9:37pm (5.9m)
Low water
Tomorrow 4:24am (1.9m)
High water
Tomorrow 10:19am (5.5m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 20 September 2018 6:01am

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds developing this evening.

Wind)

SW 4 or 5 decreasing S-SW 3 or 4 this morning, becoming Variable 3 or less early this afternoon, then settling N-NE 4-6 later this afternoon before backing and increasing N-NW 5-7 later this evening and W-NW 6-7 overnight.

State of sea)

Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough this evening.

Weather)

Fair at first, then rain spreading from the south this afternoon, clearing to scattered blustery showers overnight.

Visibility)

Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time in the rain.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 12°C and max. air temperature 14°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Strong winds, with a risk of gales for a time.

Wind)

W-NW 6-7 occasionally gale 8, decreasing 5-6 during the evening & 4 or 5 overnight.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough becoming mainly moderate later.

Weather)

Scattered blustery showers.

Visibility)

Mostly good, but occasionally moderate in any showers.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 9°C and max. air temperature 14°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

W 4-5 decreasing NW 3-4 during the afternoon, then becoming Variable 3 or less for a time, before settling E-NE 4-5 overnight.

State of sea)

Moderate, becoming slight, then slight or moderate later.

Weather)

Mainly fair, then rain developing overnight.

Visibility)

Good, becoming moderate or poor in rain later.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 11°C and max. air temperature 14°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Warnings)

Strong winds for a time.

Wind)

E-NE 4 or 5, quickly backing N-NW, and increasing 5-7 for a time.

State of sea)

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate occasionally rough for a time.

Weather)

Rain at first, becoming mainly fair with isolated showers into the afternoon.

Visibility)

Moderate or poor in rain at first, becoming mostly good into the afternoon.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 11°C and max. air temperature 13°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Monday, 24 September 2018

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

N-NW 4-5 decreasing 3-4, backing W-SW later.

State of sea)

Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.

Weather)

Fair.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 10°C and max. air temperature 14°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

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