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9°C sunrise 07:57
sunset 17:07

Updated 5:15 am - Periods of rain today, enough to give a small risk of a little localised flooding, and it will be quite windy with fresh to strong south or southeasterly winds. Then this evening the rain will clear to isolated showers, as winds veer southwesterly. Maximum temperature 8 or 9 Celsius. Tonight will see clear spells and isolated showers, with any showers wintry on the hills. Strong to gale force southwest winds with lowest temperatures around 4 Celsius.

Sunday

A windy day with the southwesterlies gale force at times, possibly severe gale force for a spell during the morning. Otherwise the morning will see sunny intervals and scattered heavy showers, then most of the afternoon will be dry and bright before around late afternoon and into the evening a band of quite heavy rain moves in.

Monday

Sunny/ clear intervals and scattered blustery showers, possibly becoming more frequent in places overnight. Strong to gale force westerly winds, veering northwest later.

Tuesday

Sunny/ clear intervals and scattered blustery showers, the showers possibly more frequent in places and turning wintry on high ground. Then the showers will gradually die out overnight. Strong northwest winds, these then easing overnight.

Wednesday

A dry day with sunny spells and lighter winds, then rain and stronger winds developing overnight.


Shipping forecast updated as of 6 February 2016 7:43am

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Saturday, 06 February 2016 at 7:40am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong or gale force winds.

Synopsis

Complex and deep Atlantic lows will push weather fronts across the Irish Sea today.

Wind

South or south-east force 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 this morning. Veering south or south-west during the afternoon, mainly 5 or 6 but increasing 7 for a time in the west of the area. Settling south-west this evening, increasing 6 or 7, and 6 to gale 8 overnight.

State of Sea

Moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather

Spells of rain, clearing to isolated showers this evening.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate or poor in rain.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Southwest 7 or gale 8 tomorrow morning, possibly severe gale 9 for a time. Backing South 6 to gale 8 during the late afternoon and early evening, then veering Southwest later in the evening.

State of Sea

Moderate or rough, possibly very rough for a time.

Weather

Scattered showers, then rain for a time later.

Visibility

Good, falling moderate in showers, moderate or poor in rain.

High water
Today 9:41am (6.3m)
Low water
Today 4:13pm (1.3m)
High water
Today 10:16pm (6.3m)
Low water
Tomorrow 4:33am (1.5m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)


5 day shipping forecast updated as of 6 February 2016 6:19am

Today

Warnings)

Strong winds, gales later.

Wind)

South 5 or 6, increasing South or SE 6 or 7 during morning. Veering SW 6 or 7 this evening, before gradually increasing 7 or gale 8 during tonight.

State of sea)

Moderate, soon becoming moderate or rough.

Weather)

Spells of rain, clearing to isolated showers this evening.

Visibility)

Good, falling moderate or poor at times in rain.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 6°C and max. air temperature 9°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Tomorrow

Warnings)

Gales, possibly severe gales for a time.

Wind)

SW 7 or gale 8, possibly severe gale 9 for a time during morning. Backing South 6 to gale 8 during the late afternoon and early evening, then veering SW later in the evening.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough, possibly very rough for a time.

Weather)

Scattered showers, then rain for a time later.

Visibility)

Good, falling moderate in showers, moderate or poor in rain.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

8°C

Monday, 8 February 2016

Warnings)

Strong or gale force winds.

Wind)

West 6 to gale 8, veering NW overnight.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough.

Weather)

Scattered blustery showers, possibly becoming more frequent overnight.

Visibility)

Good, possibly moderate in showers.

Temperature

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

Sea Temperature

8°C

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Warnings)

Strong or gale force winds until later.

Wind)

NW 6 to gale 8, gradually decreasing 5 later in day/ overnight.

State of sea)

Moderate or rough, becoming moderate later.

Weather)

Showers, dying out overnight.

Visibility)

Good, possibly moderate in showers.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 5°C and max. air temperature 7°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Warnings)

Strong winds later.

Wind)

West 5, soon decreasing 3 or 4. Then backing South or SE later in day/ overnight and gradually increasing 6 or 7.

State of sea)

Moderate, falling slight, then building moderate or rough later in day/ overnight.

Weather)

Fair, then rain overnight.

Visibility)

Good, falling moderate or poor in rain later.

Temperature

Min. air temperature 4°C and max. air temperature 7°C

Sea Temperature

8°C

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