At noon deep low, 964mb, 200 miles south of Iceland expected to remain slow moving and fill, with associated cold front clearing the Channel Islands area early this evening, with a showery airflow following behind..
Forecast from 7pm Tuesday to 7pm Wednesday.
Weather: Rain and drizzle, clearing eastwards early this evening, then scattered showers with a risk of hail and thunder.
Wind: Southeast to south 6 to 7, occasionally gale 8 with gusts to 50kt, in east of area at first, otherwise west 4 to 6, backing southwest before midnight, occasionally 7 mid-Channel.
Visibility: Moderate to good, occasionally poor.
Sea state: Moderate to rather rough in the south, rather rough to rough in the north, perhaps locally very rough in far northwest by tomorrow evening.
Sea swell: 4 to 8 feet in the south, confused in the north with total wave heights 8 to 14 feet.
Sea temperature: 10
Outlook from 7pm Wednesday to 7pm Thursday.
Weather: Scattered showers, with a risk of hail and thunder.
Wind: Southwesterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 mid-Channel at times, veering westerly by Thursday morning, decreasing 4 to 6 by Thursday afternoon, backing southwesterly by Thursday evening.
Visibility: Moderate to good, occasionally poor in showers.
Sea state: Moderate in far south at first, otherwise rather rough to rough, with a moderate swell, locally very rough in far north and far west of area, decreasing moderate to rather rough by Thursday evening.