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8°C sunrise 05:43
sunset 20:48

Updated 8pm - Showers this evening and overnight could be frequent and heavy at times and will turn increasingly to sleet or snow over the hills, overnight temperatures will fall to 1 or 2C in places sheltered from the moderate to fresh west or northwest wind and below freezing over the hills.

Friday

The risk of a shower but largely dry with some sunshine. Temperatures will reach 10 Celsius but a brisk north to north-west wind will make it feel rather cold.

Saturday

Mostly dry with sunny intervals and just perhaps the odd shower. West or north-west winds, becoming west or south-westerly, will be mainly light to moderate with temperatures rising to 11 or 12 Celsius.

Sunday

Cloudy with rain at times, some heavy. Strong south or south-westerly winds will become west or south-westerly for a time in the afternoon and ease temporarily; highest temperature around 11 Celsius.

Monday

Sunny intervals and showers, a stiff west or south-west wind and highs of 13 Celsius.


Shipping forecast updated as of 28 April 2016 9:59pm

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Thursday, 28 April 2016 at 10:00pm by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong winds.

Synopsis

Low pressure over Central Scotland will move east, with a ridge of high pressure building from the west across Ireland and Southern Britain.

Wind

West or north-west backing west or south-west for a time overnight force 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in the south. Veering north or north-west during Friday morning, 5 or 6.

State of Sea

Moderate, occasionally rough in the south.

Weather

Showers at first, then becoming fair during Friday morning.

Visibility

Good, moderate perhaps poor at times in rain or showers

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

North-west backing west or north-west on Friday night, force 5 or 6 decreasing 4 or 5. Backing gradually south-west during Saturday, decreasing 3 or 4.

State of Sea

Moderate becoming smooth or slight.

Weather

Isolated showers.

Visibility

Good.

High water
Yesterday 4:10pm (5.6m)
Low water
Yesterday 10:29pm (2.0m)
High water
Today 4:21am (5.7m)
Low water
Today 10:58am (1.5m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 28 April 2016 10:26am

Yesterday

Warnings)

Strong to gale force winds.

Wind)

W force 3 or 4 backing S or SW 5 or 6 this morning. Veering W this afternoon, 5 to 7, perhaps occasionally gale 8. Veering N or NW 5 to 7 overnight.

State of sea)

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather)

Mainly fair at first, rain developing this morning, clearing this afternoon but with occasional rain or showers evening / overnight.

Visibility)

Good, occasionally moderate or poor in rain or showers.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 5°C and max. air temperature 8°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

N or NW 5 to 7, easing 5 or 6 a.m. Backing WNW or NW 4 overnight.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough, becoming slight later.

Weather)

Isolated showers.

Visibility)

Mainly good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 3°C and max. air temperature 10°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Strong winds later.

Wind)

WNW or NW backing gradually S or SSW, 4, increasing 6 or 7 overnight.

State of sea)

Smooth or slight, becoming moderate overnight.

Weather)

Isolated showers by day. Rain later in the night.

Visibility)

Good, becoming moderate in rain.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

8°C

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

S or SSW 6 or 7, veering temporarily W or WSW 4 or 5 p.m.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough.

Weather)

Rain at times.

Visibility)

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 7°C and max. air temperature 11°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Monday, 2 May 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds

Wind)

SW or SSW veering W or WSW, 5 to 7.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough.

Weather)

Showers.

Visibility)

Good, occasionally moderate.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

8°C

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