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Bragar (Inverness-shire)

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Wind Gust Wave Period Rain Cloud Temp Chill Wave Rating
00:00
27kts
36.2kts
4.5m
12.4sec
4.1mm
62%
8°C
2°C
03:00
31.3kts
46kts
5.2m
10.9sec
0.4mm
11%
7°C
-1°C
06:00
33.9kts
45.2kts
6.1m
11.4sec
0.9mm
9%
7°C
-2°C
09:00
33.4kts
42.4kts
7m
12.6sec
1mm
16%
7°C
-2°C
12:00
33.4kts
45.3kts
7.9m
14.4sec
1.5mm
11%
7°C
-2°C
15:00
32.5kts
45.1kts
8m
15sec
0.4mm
6%
7°C
-2°C

First light: 07:47-08:31 / Last light: 16:48-17:32

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Suitability intermediate, advanced
Beach faces N
Best wind W, SSW, WSW

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Shipping Forecast

AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE, ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 1725 UTC ON MONDAY 30 JANUARY 2023 FOR THE PERIOD 1800 UTC MONDAY 30 JANUARY TO 1800 UTC TUESDAY 31 JANUARY 2023

THERE ARE WARNINGS OF GALES IN VIKING NORTH UTSIRE SOUTH UTSIRE FORTIES CROMARTY FORTH TYNE DOGGER FISHER GERMAN BIGHT HUMBER ROCKALL MALIN HEBRIDES BAILEY FAIR ISLE FAEROES AND SOUTHEAST ICELAND

THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDDAY

ATLANTIC LOW EXPECTED SOUTHEAST ICELAND 974 BY MIDDAY TOMORROW

THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

VIKING NORTH UTSIRE

WESTERLY OR NORTHWESTERLY 6 TO GALE 8, DECREASING 4, BECOMING CYCLONIC 6 TO GALE 8, OCCASIONALLY SEVERE GALE 9 LATER IN VIKING. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY HIGH LATER IN SOUTH VIKING. RAIN OR SQUALLY WINTRY SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

SOUTH UTSIRE FORTIES

NORTHWEST 6 TO GALE 8, OCCASIONALLY SEVERE GALE 9 AT FIRST IN SOUTH UTSIRE, BACKING WEST 6, INCREASING 7 TO SEVERE GALE 9 LATER. VERY ROUGH OR HIGH, BECOMING ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH FOR A TIME. RAIN OR SQUALLY WINTRY SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

CROMARTY FORTH TYNE

WEST OR SOUTHWEST 3 TO 5, INCREASING 6 TO GALE 8, OCCASIONALLY SEVERE GALE 9 LATER EXCEPT IN TYNE. MODERATE OR ROUGH, BECOMING VERY ROUGH LATER IN EAST CROMARTY. SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

DOGGER FISHER GERMAN BIGHT

NORTHWEST 6 TO GALE 8, OCCASIONALLY SEVERE GALE 9 AT FIRST EXCEPT IN DOGGER, BACKING WEST 5 TO 7, INCREASING 7 TO SEVERE GALE 9 LATER. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY HIGH IN FISHER. RAIN OR SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

HUMBER THAMES

NORTHWESTERLY 4 TO 6, BACKING WEST 5 TO 7, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER IN NORTHEAST HUMBER. MODERATE OR ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH AT FIRST IN NORTHEAST HUMBER. SHOWERS. GOOD

DOVER WIGHT PORTLAND PLYMOUTH

WEST OR NORTHWEST 4 TO 6. SLIGHT OR MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH IN WEST PLYMOUTH. MAINLY FAIR. GOOD

BISCAY FITZROY

VARIABLE 2 TO 4. MODERATE, BECOMING ROUGH IN NORTH FITZROY. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

SOLE LUNDY FASTNET

WEST OR NORTHWEST 4 TO 6. SLIGHT OR MODERATE IN LUNDY, OTHERWISE MODERATE OR ROUGH, BECOMING ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH LATER IN SOLE AND SOUTHWEST FASTNET. SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

IRISH SEA SHANNON

WEST OR SOUTHWEST 4 TO 6, OCCASIONALLY 7 LATER. IN IRISH SEA, SLIGHT OR MODERATE, IN SHANNON, ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH, BECOMING VERY ROUGH OR HIGH LATER IN NORTH. RAIN THEN SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

ROCKALL MALIN HEBRIDES BAILEY

SOUTHERLY OR SOUTHWESTERLY 6 TO GALE 8, VEERING WESTERLY 7 TO SEVERE GALE 9, OCCASIONALLY STORM 10 LATER IN NORTH BAILEY. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH, BECOMING VERY ROUGH OR HIGH, THEN HIGH OR VERY HIGH EXCEPT IN MALIN. RAIN THEN SQUALLY WINTRY SHOWERS. MODERATE OR POOR, OCCASIONALLY GOOD

FAIR ISLE FAEROES

CYCLONIC 4 TO 6, BECOMING WEST 7 TO SEVERE GALE 9. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH, BECOMING VERY ROUGH OR HIGH, THEN HIGH OR VERY HIGH LATER IN FAEROES. RAIN THEN SQUALLY WINTRY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

SOUTHEAST ICELAND