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17°C sunrise 07:49
sunset 18:16

Updated at 16:55 - Staying very windy this evening with a severe gale force southerly giving gusts of 60 to 70mph but reaching storm force, 80mph, in exposed locations, leading to disruption and some structural damage, with hazardous driving conditions. Near to high tide, occurring at around 10:15pm, large waves will break over exposed areas, bringing significant water and debris onshore and making conditions dangerous here. The gales abate overnight.

Tuesday

Gradually becoming much less windy. It will be dry and fairly bright with some sunshine. Top temperature 14 Celsius.

Wednesday

Starting dry but cloudy, with the threat of some rain or drizzle developing during the afternoon. The east to southeast wind will freshen during the morning with highs of 14°C.

Thursday

Any lingering overnight rain will quickly clear, leaving dry and bright conditions for a time, before rain returns later in the day. A moderate to fresh south to southeast wind and maximum temperature of 14°C.

Friday

Rain at first will clear with some sunny spells possible, before rain moves in again overnight, becoming persistent and heavy. A moderate to fresh west to southwest wind, with highest temperature of 14°C once more.


Shipping forecast updated as of 17 October 2017 4:17am

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 at 4:15am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong winds and gales at first.

Synopsis

Low pressure over Northern Scotland will track northeast towards Scandinavia and start to fill, with a weak ridge of high pressure extending south across Northern Britain.

Wind

Southwest or west-southwest force 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing gradually 6 or 7 during the morning, then veering west 4 or 5 in the afternoon. Veering mainly west or northwest this evening, then becoming variable, later east, overnight, decreasing 3 or less.

State of Sea

Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough during the morning, then gradually smooth or slight.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

East veering east or southeast on Wednesday morning, force 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5 during the morning, occasionally 6 towards or during the evening and 5 or 6 overnight.

State of Sea

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate at first and moderate later.

Weather

Mainly fair at first but with patchy rain or drizzle later on Wednesday.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate or poor in rain or drizzle later.

Low water
Today 4:48am (1.1m)
High water
Today 10:40am (6.3m)
Low water
Today 4:56pm (1.1m)
High water
Today 11:02pm (7.0m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 16 October 2017 10:02am

Yesterday

Warnings)

Severe gales, then Storm force winds for a time.

Wind)

E or SE 4 or 5, veering S or SE 5 to 7 this morning. Veering S severe gale 9 or storm 10 by early evening, then veering SW gale 8 or severe gale 9 later this evening, before decreasing 7 or gale 8 later.

State of sea)

Slight, becoming moderate or rough this morning, and mainly very rough or high this afternoon, but perhaps locally very high in the south for a time. Then becoming rough or very rough overnight.

Weather)

Rain or drizzle at times.

Visibility)

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 14°C and max. air temperature 17°C

Sea Temperature

14°C

Today

Warnings)

Strong to gale force winds at first.

Wind)

W or SW 7 to gale 8, decreasing 6 or 7 during the morning and 4 or 5 through the afternoon. Veering W or NW 3 or 4 later p.m. Becoming variable 3 or less for a time overnight, then E or NE 3 or 4 later.

State of sea)

Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough during the morning, then gradually smooth or slight.

Weather)

Mainly fair.

Visibility)

Mostly good.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

14°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

E or NE veering gradually S or SE, 3 or 4, increasing 5, occasionally 6.

State of sea)

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.

Weather)

Fair at first, then rain at times late p.m. onwards.

Visibility)

Good, occasionally moderate or poor in rain.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

14°C

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

S or SE backing E or SE 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or less later

State of sea)

Slight or moderate, becoming mainly moderate for a time.

Weather)

Rain at first and again later.

Visibility)

Good, becoming moderate or poor in rain.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

14°C

Friday, 20 October 2017

Warnings)

Strong winds later.

Wind)

Becoming NW 4 at first, then SE or SSE, increasing 6 or 7 later.

State of sea)

Slight, becoming moderate or rough later.

Weather)

Rain at first and again later.

Visibility)

Good, becoming moderate or poor in rain.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

14°C

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