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Today's Weather

16°C sunrise 07:19
sunset 18:55

Updated at 4am - Much of today will be dry and bright with good sunny spells as the moderate to fresh west to south-westerly wind falls light, with highest temperature 16 Celsius. Turning cloudy this evening as showers develop, becoming frequent and merging into longer spells of rain at times tonight. The light and variable wind will gradually settle to the east or northeast late in the night with lowest temperature near to 6 Celsius.

Saturday

Frequent showers or longer spells of rain will continue to affect the island during the morning, but they will start to die away during the afternoon allowing bright and sunny intervals to develop. Top temperature of 15 Celsius, with a mainly moderate north to north-easterly wind.

Sunday

After a chilly start it will be fine and dry with prolonged periods of sunshine as the light northerly wind turns to the south or southeast and freshens with afternoon temperatures reaching up to 15 or 16 Celsius at best.

Monday

Mostly dry but largely cloudy and breezy with a strong south or south-easterly wind. Maximum temperature of 16 Celsius once again.

Tuesday

Cloudy with the threat of some rain for a time during the afternoon. Becoming less windy as the fresh to strong southerly wind falls light to moderate by evening with temperatures rising to 16 or possibly 17 Celsius.


Shipping forecast updated as of 30 September 2016 3:35am

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Friday, 30 September 2016 at 3:35am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong winds at first.

Synopsis

A deep low lies in the Norwegian Sea, tracking slowly eastwards.

Wind

West or southwest mainly force 4 or 5, but occasionally touching 6 in places at first. Backing south or southwest 3 or 4 this afternoon, before becoming variable 3 or less this evening and overnight into Saturday.

State of Sea

Slight or moderate, becoming mainly slight this morning, then smooth or slight tonight.

Weather

Fair, but with showers developing this evening, becoming frequent and perhaps merging into spells of rain tonight.

Visibility

Mostly good, but becoming moderate or poor in showers or longer spells of rain later.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Variable force 3 or less, settling east or northeast 4 or 5 Saturday morning and occasionally touching 6 in the west of the area for a time. Then backing north or northeast 4 or 5 Saturday afternoon, before decreasing 3 or 4 during the evening & overnight.

State of Sea

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Frequent showers or longer spells of rain, gradually becoming mainly fair Saturday afternoon & evening.

Visibility

Moderate or poor in showers or rain at first, becoming mostly good Saturday afternoon & evening.

Low water
Today 6:14am (0.8m)
High water
Today 12:04pm (6.4m)
Low water
Today 6:16pm (1.2m)
High water
Tomorrow 12:15am (7.0m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 30 September 2016 5:32am

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds at first.

Wind)

West or SW 4 or 5 occasionally 6 in places at first. Backing South or SW 3 or 4 this afternoon, before becoming Variable 3 or less this evening & overnight.

State of sea)

Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight tonight.

Weather)

Fair, but with showers developing this evening, becoming frequent and perhaps merging into spells of rain tonight.

Visibility)

Mostly good, but becoming moderate or poor in showers or longer spells of rain later.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

15°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Risk of strong winds for a time.

Wind)

Variable 3 or less, settling East or NE 4 or 5 occasionally 6. Backing North or NE 4 or 5 during the afternoon, before decreasing 3 or 4 during the evening & overnight.

State of sea)

Smooth or slight.

Weather)

Frequent showers or longer spells of rain at first, gradually becoming mainly fair through the afternoon & evening.

Visibility)

Moderate or poor in rain or showers at first, becoming mostly good during the afternoon & evening.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

15°C

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds developing later.

Wind)

North or NE, veering South or SE, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 overnight.

State of sea)

Smooth or slight, becoming mainly moderate later.

Weather)

Fair.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 9°C and max. air temperature 16°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Monday, 3 October 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

South or SE 5 or 6.

State of sea)

Mainly moderate, perhaps occasionally rough.

Weather)

Mainly fair.

Visibility)

Mostly good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 12°C and max. air temperature 15°C

Sea Temperature

15°C

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds at first.

Wind)

South or SE 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.

State of sea)

Mainly moderate, becoming slight later.

Weather)

Risk of rain for a time.

Visibility)

Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

15°C

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