At 12:00UTC low, 982mb, 300 miles southwest of Iceland, slow moving. Low, 1004mb, mid-Atlantic, expected 995mb, Irish Sea, by 00:00UTC Sunday.
Forecast from 18:00UTC Friday to 18:00UTC Saturday.
Weather: Occasional rain, drizzle and mist from late evening, a risk of fog patches, mainly Saturday afternoon.
Wind: West to southwest 4 to 6, locally variable 2 to 3 in the far south at first, backing southwesterly 5 to 7 by midnight, decreasing 4 to 6 Saturday morning.
Visibility: Good, becoming moderate to poor overnight, perhaps locally very poor.
Sea state: Moderate to rather rough with a low swell, occasionally slight in the southeast at first, increasing rough for a time mid-channel overnight.
Sea temperature: 16.3°C
Outlook from 18:00UTC Saturday to 18:00UTC Sunday.
Weather: Patchy rain, drizzle and mist with a risk of fog patches, clearing southeast on Sunday afternoon.
Wind: Southwesterly 4 to 6, perhaps occasionally 7 mid-Channel overnight, veering west to northwest later.
Visibility: Moderate to poor, perhaps locally very poor at times, becoming moderate to good later.
Sea state: Moderate to rather rough with a low swell, locally slight in the southeast of the area, perhaps increasing rough in the far west later.