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11°C sunrise 05:41
sunset 20:49

Updated 4:45pm - Much of tonight will be dry with some clear spells at first, before cloud thickens from midnight as rain and drizzle moves in from the west towards dawn. Temperatures will dip to a low of 5 or 6°C this evening before recovering overnight, as the south to southwest wind becomes strong.

Sunday

Cloudy and dull with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, which will become light and patchy at times throughout the day, before becoming mostly dry by evening, but still cloudy with a chance of mist. Breezy with a strong south to southwest wind with temperatures rising up to 12°C at best.

Monday

A further spell of rain will develop before dawn, becoming quite heavy for a time before clearing by mid-morning. The rest of the day will then be largely dry with bright or sunny spells developing and just one or two passing showers. Maximum temperature of 13°C.

Tuesday

Bright or sunny spells and only isolated showers. Highest temperature of 13°C with a fresh to strong westerly wind which will ease later in the day.

Wednesday

Becoming rather cloudy, but staying mainly dry with the chance of some bright or perhaps sunny spells at first. A top temperature of 13°C and a moderate south to southwest wind which will become strong later in the day.


Shipping forecast updated as of 30 April 2016 4:36pm

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Saturday, 30 April 2016 at 4:35pm by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong winds.

Synopsis

A weak ridge of high pressure covering the Irish Sea will transfer eastwards, allowing weather fronts to move in from the west tonight.

Wind

West or southwest gradually backing southwest this evening, force 3 or 4. Backing and increasing south or southwest mainly 5 or 6 tonight, but occasionally touching 7 in places tomorrow morning and remaining a force or two lighter around Liverpool Bay.

State of Sea

Slight, becoming mainly moderate tonight, then occasionally rough in places tomorrow morning.

Weather

Mainly fair at first, then rain and drizzle spreading from the west later tonight.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or poor in the rain and drizzle tomorrow.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

South or southwest mainly force 5 or 6, but a force or two lighter around Liverpool Bay. Steadily increasing 6 to gale 8 overnight into Monday. Then veering west or southwest 5 or 6 on Monday morning.

State of Sea

Mainly moderate, becoming moderate or rough Sunday night, then mainly moderate again Monday morning.

Weather

Rain and drizzle at first, becoming mainly fair on Monday morning with only isolated showers.

Visibility

Moderate or poor in rain and drizzle at first, becoming mostly good Monday morning.

High water
Today 6:23pm (5.4m)
Low water
Tomorrow 12:54am (2.2m)
High water
Tomorrow 6:41am (5.3m)
Low water
Tomorrow 1:20pm (1.7m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 30 April 2016 5:17am

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds later

Wind)

W-NW 4-5 backing S–SW 3-4, increasing 6-7 overnight

State of sea)

Slight becoming moderate

Weather)

Isolated showers, rain developing overnight

Visibility)

Good becoming moderate or poor in rain

Temperature

Min. air temperature 4°C and max. air temperature 11°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Strong winds

Wind)

S-SW 6-7 perhaps decreasing 4 for a time during the day

State of sea)

Moderate to locally rough at first and again later, perhaps decreasing slight for a time during the day

Weather)

Rain at times

Visibility)

Mainly moderate, occasionally poor

Temperature

Min. air temperature 7°C and max. air temperature 12°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Monday, 2 May 2016

Warnings)

Strong wind

Wind)

S-SW 6-7 veering W-SW 5-6

State of sea)

Mainly moderate

Weather)

Rain quickly clearing followed by isolated showers

Visibility)

Moderate or poor in rain at first becoming good

Temperature

Min. air temperature 9°C and max. air temperature 12°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Warnings)

Strong wind

Wind)

W 5-6 backing SW 4-5 increasing 5-6 overnight

State of sea)

Slight or moderate

Weather)

Isolated showers, patchy rain/drizzle developing overnight

Visibility)

Good, moderate or poor in rain later

Temperature

Min. air temperature 8°C and max. air temperature 12°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Warnings)

Strong wind

Wind)

SW 6-7 decreasing 4 overnight

State of sea)

Moderate becoming slight

Weather)

Mainly fair

Visibility)

Mainly good

Temperature

Min. air temperature 8°C and max. air temperature 12°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

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