Tides &
Arrivals &

Shipping Forecast

General Situation

At 06:00UTC low 998mb, 400 miles south of Iceland, expected 969mb Faeroes by midday Thursday, with associated fronts affecting the area at times.

Forecast from 12:00UTC Wednesday to 12:00UTC Thursday.

Weather: Occasional rain or drizzle, with mist or fog patches, perhaps clearing for a time overnight.

Wind: West to southwest 3 to 4, backing south to southwest 3 to 5 in the afternoon, increasing 4 to 6 for overnight. Veering northwest 3 to 5, perhaps occasionally 6 by mid morning.

Visibility: Moderate or good, occasionally poor, locally very poor.

Sea state: Slight, with a low swell, increasing moderate in the north of the area in the evening, occasionally rather rough mid-Channel overnight.

Sea temperature: 9.4°C

Outlook from 12:00UTC Thursday to 12:00UTC Friday.

Weather: Rain or drizzle, locally heavy, with a risk of mist or fog patches at first, clearing early evening, further overnight, perhaps heavy, clearing to showers later.

Wind: Northwest 3 to 5, perhaps occasionally 6, backing westerly in the evening then southerly 6 to gale 8 for overnight. By mid morning, veering westerly 6 to 7.

Visibility: Moderate, locally poor or very poor at times, occasionally good later.

Sea state: Slight to moderate with a low swell, but rather rough mid-Channel at first, generally increasing rather rough to rough, perhaps very rough in the north and west later.