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18°C sunrise 05:24
sunset 21:23

Updated 08:05 - Further rain this morning, becoming heavy at times, with a lot of hill fog and coastal mist forming around the east and south. The rain will become lighter or drizzly and patchier this afternoon. Light or moderate south to southeast winds will swing southwest this afternoon. Temperatures slowly rising to 18 Celsius at best. Outbreaks of rain tonight but it will become dry later in the night with the wind freshening from the north or northwest; overnight low around 11°C.

Friday

Mostly fine with sunny spells. Moderate, locally fresh northwesterly winds will start to ease later and temperatures will rise to 18 or 19 Celsius in places sheltered from the breeze.

Saturday

Mostly dry with some sunshine and just the chance of an isolated passing shower. Winds will be light to moderate from the west or northwest and temperatures will reach 18 or 19 Celsius again.

Sunday

Sunny intervals and just perhaps an isolated shower. Winds light to moderate, west or north-westerly with highs near to 18 Celsius.

Monday

Staying mostly dry with some sunshine.


Shipping forecast updated as of 28 July 2016 7:55am

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Thursday, 28 July 2016 at 7:55am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Nil.

Synopsis

A shallow low to the west of Ireland will move east, crossing the North Channel this afternoon and becoming centred off northeast England later. Associated frontal troughs will affect the Irish Sea during today before moving away southwards overnight.

Wind

Southerly force 3 or 4 backing south or southeast 4 or 5 this morning. Veering west or southwest this afternoon, decreasing 3 or 4, then veering north or northwest overnight, increasing 4 or 5 later.

State of Sea

Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in places.

Weather

Spells of rain or drizzle, becoming fair overnight.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor today, becoming generally good overnight.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

North or northwest force 4 or 5 backing west or northwest during Friday evening and overnight, decreasing 3 or 4.

State of Sea

Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.

Weather

Mostly fair.

Visibility

Good.

Low water
Today 1:09pm (1.7m)
High water
Today 7:10pm (5.8m)
Low water
Tomorrow 1:35am (1.7m)
High water
Tomorrow 7:49am (6.2m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 28 July 2016 5:24am

Today

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

S or SE 3 or 4, perhaps locally 5, veering W or SW 3 or 4 this afternoon, then N or NW overnight, increasing 4 or 5 later.

State of sea)

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.

Weather)

Rain at times, then becoming fair later in the night.

Visibility)

Moderate or good, occasionally poor, becoming good later.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 13°C and max. air temperature 17°C

Sea Temperature

14°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Risk strong winds at first, chiefly in the west / south-west.

Wind)

N or NW 4 or 5, perhaps locally 6 at first, decreasing gradually W or NW 3 or 4 p.m.

State of sea)

Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.

Weather)

Isolated showers.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 13°C and max. air temperature 17°C

Sea Temperature

14°C

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

W or NW 3 or 4.

State of sea)

Smooth or slight.

Weather)

Isolated showers.

Visibility)

Mainly good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 12°C and max. air temperature 17°C

Sea Temperature

14°C

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

W or NW, perhaps backing WSW for a time, 3 or 4.

State of sea)

Smooth or slight.

Weather)

Isolated showers.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 12°C and max. air temperature 17°C

Sea Temperature

14°C

Monday, 1 August 2016

Warnings)

Nil.

Wind)

W or NW backing gradually S or SE, 3 or 4.

State of sea)

Smooth or slight.

Weather)

Isolated showers.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 12°C and max. air temperature 17°C

Sea Temperature

14°C

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