At 00:00UTC high, 1039mb, Austria, expected to decline eastward. A series of fronts expected to move southeast across the Channel today, with new high, 1043mb, expected just west of Ireland by 06:00UTC Thursday.
Forecast from 06:00UTC Wednesday to 06:00UTC Thursday.
Weather: Mist and fog patches, mainly near French coasts, with rain and drizzle moving across region from mid morning until dusk, then isolated showers.
Wind: West to northwest 2 to 4, locally variable until dawn, backing southwest 3 to 5 by midday, veering northerly 4 to 6 during the late afternoon.
Visibility: Moderate or good, occasionally poor or perhaps very poor until dusk.
Sea state: Smooth or slight increasing slight to moderate by evening, with a low swell.
Sea temperature: 9.6°C
Outlook from 06:00UTC Thursday to 06:00UTC Friday.
Weather: Isolated showers.
Wind: Northerly 4 to 5, occasionally 6 until mid-morning, veering northeast 3 to 5 during the evening.
Sea state: Slight, but moderate in the north and west until early afternoon, with a low swell.