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Manx Weather

Weather

Issued on Wednesday, 19 February 2020 at 11:40am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Detailed forecast

Cloudy and dull with persistent rain and drizzle through the rest of the day, this heavy at times. Maximum temperature 9 Celsius, with the south or southwest winds increasing fresh to strong.

Tonight will see more spells of quite heavy rain, but the winds will ease a little later. Then tomorrow the rain will clear away shortly after dawn, leaving sunny spells and only very isolated wintry showers for the rest of the day. Temperatures will start off around 8 Celsius, before dropping by a few degrees by the afternoon as the westerly winds become strong.

Outlook

Strong to gale force southwest winds on Friday, with a little rain at times during the afternoon and evening.

Sunrise

7:28am Tomorrow

Sunset

5:35pm Today

Weather forecast updated as of 19 February 2020 11:39am

Current shipping forecast

Valid for 24 Hours
Issued on Wednesday, 19 February 2020 at 11:45am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Warning

Strong winds.

Synopsis

A deepening low in the Atlantic will drive weather fronts across the Irish Sea today and tonight.

Wind

South or Southwest 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 this afternoon. Veering West or Northwest late in the night or at first tomorrow morning, briefly decreasing 4 or 5, before increasing 6 or 7 again.

State of Sea

Moderate, building moderate or rough this afternoon.

Weather

Rain and drizzle, then becoming fair tomorrow morning.

Visibility

Moderate or poor, improving good tomorrow morning.

Outlook for the following 24 hours

Wind

Increasing West 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8 tomorrow afternoon, then backing Southwest 7 or gale 8 overnight into Friday.

State of Sea

Moderate or rough, becoming mostly rough.

Weather

Fair, with only isolated wintry showers at first.

Visibility

Mostly good, possibly moderate in any showers at first.

Low water
Today 2:58pm (2.2m)
High water
Today 8:55pm (5.8m)
Low water
Tomorrow 3:27am (1.8m)
High water
Tomorrow 9:30am (6.0m)

(heights in metres above Chart Datum)

Shipping forecast updated as of 19 February 2020 12:01pm

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