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9°C sunrise 08:20
sunset 16:39

Updated at 11:50 - Largely dry today with just the slight risk of a little drizzle at first and with the cloud breaking to give some sunshine during the afternoon. Light to moderate south or south-easterly winds will become south or south-westerly later with temps around 9 Celsius at best. Dry at first tonight but becoming cloudier later with some rain or drizzle moving in towards dawn and turning milder.

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy with some light rain or drizzle at times, hill fog and a moderate to fresh south or south-westerly breeze; highest temperature a relatively mild 10 Celsius.

Wednesday

Dry with some sunshine but a strong southerly wind and a highest temperature near to 9 Celsius.

Thursday

Dry with sunny spells but a brisk south-easterly wind will make it feel cold, temperatures at beast around 7 Celsius.

Friday

Dry by day but with some rain or drizzle overnight.


Shipping forecast updated as of 23 January 2017 11:31am

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Monday, 23 January 2017 at 11:25am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong winds tonight.

Synopsis

A ridge of high pressure over the British Isles will start to decline in the north, allowing weakening frontal troughs to move in from the north-west.

Wind

South or south-east force 3 or 4, becoming south or south-west 4 or 5 in the west of the area this afternoon. Increasing south or south-west 4 or 5 in the east, 5 or 6 in the west, including around the Isle of Man, this evening and overnight.

State of Sea

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate in the east of the area, mainly moderate in the west.

Weather

Mainly fair, but some mist or fog patches near the English coast at times. Occasional rain or drizzle will develop later tonight and during Tuesday morning.

Visibility

Mostly good but occasionally poor or very poor in mist or fog patches and moderate or poor in rain or drizzle.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

South or south-west mainly force 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 overnight into Wednesday.

State of Sea

Mainly moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain or drizzle, then becoming mainly fair overnight into Wednesday.

Visibility

Moderate occasionally poor in rain and drizzle, but becoming mostly good later.

Low water
Today 2:42pm (2.4m)
High water
Today 8:35pm (5.4m)
Low water
Tomorrow 2:52am (2.1m)
High water
Tomorrow 9:05am (6.1m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 23 January 2017 10:58am

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds overnight.

Wind)

Variable 3 or less, settling S or SE 3 or 4 this morning, veering S or SW 4 or 5 this afternoon, then increasing 5 or 6 tonight.

State of sea)

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate this evening, then mainly moderate overnight.

Weather)

Mainly fair. Slight risk of a little rain or drizzle at first and again late in the night.

Visibility)

Moderate or good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 2°C and max. air temperature 9°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

S or SSW 5 or 6.

State of sea)

Mainly moderate.

Weather)

Occasional rain and drizzle at first, then becoming mainly fair.

Visibility)

Good, occasionally moderate or poor at first.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 8°C and max. air temperature 10°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

S 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 a.m. Backing SE overnight, decreasing 5 or 6.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough.

Weather)

Mainly fair.

Visibility)

Mainly good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 7°C and max. air temperature 9°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

SE or SSE backing ESE overnight, 5 or 6, perhaps occasionally 7, chiefly in the south.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough.

Weather)

Fair.

Visibility)

Mainly good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 5°C and max. air temperature 7°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Friday, 27 January 2017

Warnings)

Strong winds until later.

Wind)

ESE veering S or SSE, 5 or 6, perhaps occasionally 7 at first, decreasing gradually 4 or 5. Veering W or SW 4 overnight.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough, becoming slight gradually.

Weather)

Fair by day. Occasional rain or drizzle overnight.

Visibility)

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 6°C and max. air temperature 8°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

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