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6°C sunrise 08:30
sunset 15:54

Updated at 4:40 pm - Dry at first, but during the evening showers will develop, some of which are likely to be heavy, and also possibly wintry on the hills. The west or northwest winds will be strong and gusty, then around midnight the showers will move away, leaving clear spells for the rest of the night as the winds swing northerly. Minimum temperature tonight 4 Celsius.

Friday

Tomorrow morning and afternoon will be dry with plenty of sunny spells, then one or two showers may develop after dark. Feeling cold in the fresh to strong northerly winds, the maximum temperature 7 Celsius.

Saturday

Cloudy at first with scattered showers, which will become more isolated during the afternoon. Temperatures reaching up to 6°C at best in the moderate to fresh west to northwest wind.

Sunday

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, clearing later in the day. The moderate southwest wind will become fresh to strong and veer to the west as the rain clears, with highest temperature around 8°C.

Monday

Cloudy but mostly dry, with light to moderate southwest winds and highs of 8°C.


Shipping forecast updated as of 14 December 2017 11:47am

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Thursday, 14 December 2017 at 11:45am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

There is a GALE warning in operation.

Synopsis

Low pressure lies to the north of Scotland, sinking slowly southeastwards.

Wind

West or southwest force 6 or 7, veering west or northwest this afternoon. Continuing 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8 for much of the area this evening before veering north or northwest overnight, but perhaps becoming north or northeast 4 or 5 in the north and east of the area for a time tonight.

State of Sea

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional blustery and wintry showers, becoming frequent and heavy at times, before clearing tonight.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or poor at times in showers.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

North or northwest force 6 or 7, decreasing 5 or 6 Friday afternoon, then backing and decreasing west or northwest 4 or 5 occasionally 6 later Friday night.

State of Sea

Moderate or rough, becoming mainly moderate Friday afternoon, then slight or moderate later.

Weather

Mainly fair, then showers developing Friday evening onwards.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate or poor in any showers.

Low water
Today 3:09pm (2.0m)
High water
Today 9:06pm (6.3m)
Low water
Tomorrow 3:40am (1.3m)
High water
Tomorrow 9:41am (6.2m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 14 December 2017 4:26am

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

West 5 to 7, backing SW during a.m., decreasing 5 or 6 during early p.m., then increasing 6 or 7 during late p.m., veering N or NW overnight.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough.

Weather)

Scattered showers.

Visibility)

Good, falling moderate in showers.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 5°C and max. air temperature 8°C

Sea Temperature

9°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Strong wind.

Wind)

N or NW 6 or 7, decreasing 5 or 6 during p.m., easing 4 at times.

State of sea)

Mainly moderate.

Weather)

Mainly fair, with only isolated showers later.

Visibility)

Mostly good, occasionally moderate later.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 4°C and max. air temperature 6°C

Sea Temperature

9°C

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Warnings)

Strong winds at first.

Wind)

NW 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, easing W 3 or 4 for a time overnight.

State of sea)

Slight to moderate becoming smooth or slight overnight.

Weather)

Isolated showers.

Visibility)

Mostly good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 4°C and max. air temperature 6°C

Sea Temperature

9°C

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

West 4 or 5 veering N later.

State of sea)

Slight or moderate.

Weather)

Rain for a time, becoming fair later.

Visibility)

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 4°C and max. air temperature 8°C

Sea Temperature

9°C

Monday, 18 December 2017

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

North 4 or 5, backing W or SW 3 or 4 during a.m.

State of sea)

Slight or moderate, becoming mainly slight.

Weather)

Mainly fair.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 5°C and max. air temperature 8°C

Sea Temperature

9°C

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