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16°C sunrise 07:15
sunset 19:00

Updated at 20:40 - The rain will move away by midnight to leave the rest of the night dry with clearing skies, but the fresh or westerly wind touching gale force in exposed locations. Temperatures no lower than 13 Celsius.

Thursday

A blustery west to southwest wind, but it will be a mostly bright day with sunny spells and just one or two localised passing showers. Highest temperature around 16°C.

Friday

Fairly bright with sunny intervals but a few scattered showers developing. The stiff westerly wind gradually moderating, and temperatures reaching about 15°C.

Saturday

Showers during the morning, perhaps some heavy ones, but the showers will become isolated during the afternoon and into the evening. Maximum temperature around 15°C with light winds which will gradually settle to the north or northwest, leading to a fairly chilly night.

Sunday

After a chilly start it will be fine with a good deal of sunshine. The light north to northwest wind will swing to the south before freshening up later in the day as it turns cloudy before rain moves in overnight. Afternoon temperatures reaching up to 16°C at best.


Shipping forecast updated as of 28 September 2016 4:54pm

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 at 4:45pm by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Gales.

Synopsis

A deepening Atlantic low will track northeast becoming centred to the northwest of Scotland by tonight, driving frontal troughs across the Irish Sea later this evening and tonight.

Wind

Southwest or south-southwest force 5 or 6 imminently increasing 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8, then veering west or southwest later this evening or early tonight. Decreasing tomorrow afternoon to force 5 or 6, occasionally 7.

State of Sea

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain and drizzle, with mist and fog patches at first, then becoming mainly fair from the west late this evening and tonight.

Visibility

Moderate or poor, but very poor in fog, becoming good tonight.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West or southwest force 5 or 6, occasionally 7, decreasing 4 or 5 during Friday morning.

State of Sea

Moderate or rough at first, soon becoming mainly moderate then slight or moderate Friday morning.

Weather

Occasional showers.

Visibility

Mostly good, perhaps occasionally moderate in any showers.

Low water
Today 5:00pm (1.4m)
High water
Today 11:03pm (6.8m)
Low water
Tomorrow 5:37am (1.0m)
High water
Tomorrow 11:26am (16.3m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 28 September 2016 6:27am

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds, gales later.

Wind)

West or SW 4 or 5, backing South or SW 5 or 6 later in the morning. Then steadily increasing South or SW 6 or 7 through the late afternoon and evening, before veering West or Southwest 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8 tonight.

State of sea)

Moderate, becoming moderate or rough later this afternoon.

Weather)

Patchy light rain and drizzle spreading from the west this morning with mist patches developing, then soon becoming fair tonight.

Visibility)

Good, falling moderate or poor at times through today.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 13°C and max. air temperature 18°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Strong winds or gales until later.

Wind)

Continuing West or SW 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8 through morning and afternoon, decreasing 5 or 6 later in the evening, then gradually 4 or 5 overnight.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough, becoming moderate overnight.

Weather)

Isolated showers.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 13°C and max. air temperature 16°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Friday, 30 September 2016

Warnings)

Nil

Wind)

West or SW 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or 4.

State of sea)

Moderate, falling slight.

Weather)

Sunny/ clear intervals and a risk of showers.

Visibility)

Good, possibly moderate in showers.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 10°C and max. air temperature 15°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

West or SW 3 or 4, veering NW.

State of sea)

Slight.

Weather)

Sunny/ clear intervals, with a risk of showers until later.

Visibility)

Good, possibly moderate in showers.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 10°C and max. air temperature 15°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

NW 3 or 4, backing South or SE, increasing 4 or 5 overnight.

State of sea)

Slight, becoming slight or moderate overnight.

Weather)

Fair.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 8°C and max. air temperature 16°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

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