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Today's Weather

14°C sunrise 08:25
sunset 15:54

Updated at 11pm - Cloudy and misty with the risk of some fog, before an area of persistent and heavy rain moves in from the south during the latter part of tonight. The south to southwest wind will gradually fall light or moderate with minimum temperatures of 8 Celsius.

Thursday

Any rain at first will soon clear by mid-morning, leaving a cloudy but dry day with extensive hill fog and mist continuing. However, there may be a few breaks in the cloud during the afternoon which will lift some of the low cloud and offer some brighter spells. Winds will be a light to moderate west to southwest with maximum temperatures up to 13 Celsius.

Friday

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, gradually clearing away later in the day, but windy with a strong south or south-westerly wind and highest temperature of 13°C.

Saturday

Mostly dry and bright with some sunny spells and just one or two passing showers. Quite breezy, with fresh to strong southwest winds and feeling colder with a maximum temperature of only 10°C.

Sunday

Dry with good sunny intervals with a moderate to fresh west or southwest wind. Temperatures rising up to 9 or 10°C at best.


Shipping forecast updated as of 7 December 2016 10:48pm

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 at 10:45pm by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong winds.

Synopsis

High pressure continues to cover central Europe, with low pressure in the Atlantic as a waving frontal system affecting southern Britain.

Wind

South or south-southwest force 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or 4 tonight, before veering west or southwest Thursday morning. Becoming variable or south 3 or less Thursday afternoon, then settling south or southwest 4 or 5 during the evening.

State of Sea

Mainly moderate, becoming slight Thursday morning, then slight or moderate Thursday evening.

Weather

Areas of mist with fog patches, then rain moving across the south and east of the area early tomorrow morning, followed by further mist and some occasional rain and drizzle Thursday evening.

Visibility

Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor in fog.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

South or southwest force 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 overnight into Friday, before decreasing 5 or 6 Friday afternoon.

State of Sea

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate Thursday night but occasionally rough in the west of the area Friday morning.

Weather

Occasional rain and drizzle with areas of mist and perhaps some fog patches, then becoming mainly fair Friday evening.

Visibility

Moderate or poor, perhaps occasionally very poor, then becoming mostly good later.

Low water
Yesterday 11:13pm (1.9m)
High water
Today 5:28am (5.8m)
Low water
Today 11:58am (2.1m)
High water
Today 5:53pm (5.8m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 7 December 2016 6:35am

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds later.

Wind)

South or SW 3 or 4, then steadily increasing South 6 to gale 8 overnight.

State of sea)

Slight, building moderate or rough later.

Weather)

Rain at first and again later. Otherwise, areas of mist, with a risk of fog at first.

Visibility)

Moderate or poor at times, and very poor in any fog at first.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 10°C and max. air temperature 13°C

Sea Temperature

10°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Strong or gale force winds.

Wind)

South 6 to gale 8, veering SW 5 or 6 later.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough, becoming moderate later.

Weather)

Outbreaks of rain and mist, then becoming fair later.

Visibility)

Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 10°C and max. air temperature 13°C

Sea Temperature

10°C

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

SW 5 or 6.

State of sea)

Moderate.

Weather)

Fair.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 7°C and max. air temperature 10°C

Sea Temperature

10°C

Sunday, 11 December 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds at first.

Wind)

SW 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5.

State of sea)

Moderate, becoming slight or moderate.

Weather)

Fair.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 6°C and max. air temperature 10°C

Sea Temperature

10°C

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