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Today's Weather

12°C sunrise 05:39
sunset 20:51

Updated 4pm - Cloudy this evening with outbreaks of light and patchy rain with low cloud and some coastal mist around the south of the island. Remaining misty overnight with a further spell of rain moving in towards dawn, turning heavy for a time, as the southerly wind becomes strong. Temperatures falling no lower than 8°C.

Monday

The rain will quickly clear tomorrow, leaving the rest of the day mainly dry with sunny spells and just a few isolated showers. The wind will turn to the west or southwest and ease a little as the rain clears with a top temperature of 12°C.

Tuesday

Mostly dry and bright with sunny intervals. The moderate to fresh westerly wind will back to the southwest later in the day with a maximum temperature of 13°C.

Wednesday

A largely dry but with only a slight risk of an odd shower, but turning rather cloudy and breezy, with strong southerly winds. Temperatures reaching up to 13°C at best.

Thursday

Dry with some bright or sunny spells developing. Feeling warmer later in day as the strong southerly winds ease and back south-easterly with a highest temperature of 14°C.


Shipping forecast updated as of 1 May 2016 11:19am

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Sunday, 01 May 2016 at 11:15am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong winds, possibly gale force later tonight.

Synopsis

Low pressure near Iceland with a second low in the mid-Atlantic, driving a complex set of weather fronts across the Irish Sea today and tonight.

Wind

South or southwest force 5 or 6 occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 or 5 for a time this afternoon before increasing 5 or 6 again this evening. Continuing to increase 6 or 7 tonight and perhaps occasionally touching gale 8 in places later in the night. Then veering west or southwest 5 or 6 tomorrow morning.

State of Sea

Mainly moderate, but occasionally rough in places at first, then becoming moderate or rough for a time tonight and at first tomorrow morning.

Weather

Occasional rain and drizzle, with mist and fog patches later today and tonight, then clearing to isolated showers tomorrow morning.

Visibility

Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor in fog, becoming mostly good tomorrow morning.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

West or southwest force 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times later.

State of Sea

Mainly moderate.

Weather

Mainly fair, only isolated showers.

Visibility

Mostly good.

Low water
Today 1:20pm (1.7m)
High water
Today 7:39pm (5.6m)
Low water
Tomorrow 2:09am (1.9m)
High water
Tomorrow 8:01am (5.5m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 1 May 2016 12:18pm

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds, possibly gale force later tonight.

Wind)

South or SW 5 or 6 this morning, occasionally increasing 7 in places, decreasing 4 or 5 this afternoon, then increasing 5 or 6 again this evening. Then tonight steadily increasing South or SW 6 or 7, and possibly touching gale 8 in places later.

State of sea)

Mainly moderate, then becoming moderate or rough tonight.

Weather)

Outbreaks of rain and drizzle, with areas of mist and fog later in the day and at first tonight.

Visibility)

Moderate or poor, falling very poor in fog.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 7°C and max. air temperature 12°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Strong winds, possibly gale force at first.

Wind)

South or SW 6 or 7 at first, possibly touching gale 8 in places, veering West or SW 5 or 6 during morning.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough, soon becoming mainly moderate.

Weather)

Rain at first clearing eastwards tomorrow morning, then only isolated showers.

Visibility)

Moderate or poor at first, soon becoming good.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

8°C

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

West or SW 5 or 6, perhaps decreasing 4 at times, backing South or SW later in day or overnight.

State of sea)

Mainly moderate.

Weather)

Mainly fair, only isolated showers.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 8°C and max. air temperature 12°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds.

Wind)

South or SW 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.

State of sea)

Moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather)

Mainly fair.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 7°C and max. air temperature 13°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds at first.

Wind)

South or SW 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5, then backing East or SE 3 or 4 later.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough, gradually falling slight.

Weather)

Fair.

Visibility)

Good.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 7°C and max. air temperature 13°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

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