Weather

Summary

weather
9°c  
min
15°c
max

Wind

direction
W F414mph (g 17mph)

Swell

rising
1.0M@13secs

Pressure

rising
1014
Mb

Next Tides

Low
10:24
2.6M
High
16:22
9.3M

Tide (live)

2.6M
(estimated)

Sea

9°c
airport

Issued by the Jersey Met Office.

pierhead

St Helier Pierhead observations, issued by Jersey Coastguard.

buoy

Jersey buoy observations, issued by Jersey Coastguard.

proudman

Tidal forecast for St Helier by Proudman, one hour has been added for BST when applicable.

Shipping Forecast

Forecast from 7am Friday to 7am Saturday.

WeatherWindVisibilitySea State
Occasional rain at first, further rain from late evening.North to northwest 3 or 4, backing west 2 to 4 during the morning, then south by late afternoon, increasing 5 or 6 by midnight, perhaps locally 7 in the north, then veering southwest.Moderate to poor in rain, otherwise good.Slight to moderate, becoming rather rough overnight.

Outlook from 7am Saturday to 7am Sunday.

WeatherWindVisibilitySea State
Outbreaks of rain, soon turning to scattered showers.South to southwest 5 or 6, veering southwest to west soon after midnight and decreasing 3 or 4 by dawn.Good, locally moderate to poor in rain and showers.Moderate to rather rough with a swell, becoming slight to moderate after midnight.
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Issued by the Jersey Met Office. The Channel Islands shipping forecast covers the area bounded by latitude 50ºN, the French coasts between Cap de la Hague and Ile de Brehat, and longitude 3ºW.

5 Day Forecast

DayWeather/MaxWind Dir./SpeedWind ForceUV Level
Saturday14°CSSW (20mph)F55
Sunday12°CWNW (20mph)F53
Monday14°CNNW (5mph)F25
Tuesday16°CWSW (9mph)F35
Wednesday15°CSW (9mph)F35

Jersey Buoy Observations

Time/Date
(hhmm dd/mm)
Wind
Dir./Strength
07:50 25/04directionW  F4 (13.7mph)
07:30 25/04directionWSW  F4 (13.6mph)
07:10 25/04directionWSW  F3 (12.3mph)
06:50 25/04directionWSW  F4 (12.6mph)
06:30 25/04directionWSW  F4 (13.3mph)
06:10 25/04directionNW  F4 (13.4mph)
05:50 25/04directionNNW  F4 (14.5mph)
05:30 25/04directionW  F4 (12.8mph)
05:10 25/04directionSSW  F4 (13.3mph)
04:50 25/04directionN  F4 (14.3mph)
 
Time/Date
(hhmm dd/mm)
Wave
Height/Period
Pressure
(Mb)
07:25 25/041.0M @ 13secs1014
06:25 25/040.9M @ 13secs1013
05:25 25/040.8M @ 12secs1013
04:25 25/040.9M @ 12secs1013
03:25 25/040.9M @ 12secs1013
02:25 25/040.9M @ 11secs1013
01:25 25/040.9M @ 12secs1013
00:25 25/040.9M @ 10secs1013
23:25 24/041.0M @ 12secs1013
22:25 24/041.0M @ 12secs1012
airport

Jersey buoy observations issued by Jersey Coastguard. Wave rider buoy position at 49° 04' 90N : 02° 13' 00W

proudman

Tidal forecast for St Helier by Proudman, one hour has been added for BST when applicable.

Marina Gate Access Calculator

Location Tidal Access

Click on drop down menu to select location.

St Helier Marina Gate (5.3M)
closed for boats

(opening 13:00)

Causeway Access Calculator (for pedestrians)

Location Tidal Access

Click on drop down menu to select location.

St Aubins Causeway (5.0M)
open for pedestrians

(closing 12:49)

My Locations / Boats

To find out when your boat starts to float or dry out, enter your boat name and height above chart datum and click on the plus sign.

Similarly, this can be done for other specific locations by entering the location name and height above chart datum and clicking on the plus sign. You may have up to ten locations. The first location will appear in the tides area on the right hand side of each website page.

Please enter your boat name / rock name / location and their respective Height (M) above chart datum *


Here are two examples.

1. Gorey Harbour
The pier at Gorey dries at 4.0m ABOVE chart datum. Therefore at a tide height of 4.0m the harbour will just be awash. A vessel of 1.0m draft wishing to navigate safely with no less than 0.5m under keel clearance (UKC) should add 1.5m to a drying height to calculate the time to safely enter the harbour. Therefore enter 4 + 1.5 = 5.5 to calculate the earliest or latest safe time.

2. Castle Breakwater End passage approaching St Helier
The nearest danger to this track is a rock that is awash just west of the breakwater end. Awash means the rock is at chart datum, or zero height. Therefore the same boat drawing 1.0m and requiring 0.5m UKC should not enter this passage until there is at least 1.5m of tide.

To ensure safe under keel clearance, mariners should also take into account any variable conditions that could affect the calculation (e.g. swell, wind, waves, atmospheric pressure etc.)

airport

Tidal forecast for St Helier by Proudman, one hour has been added for BST when applicable.

* This functionality requires your browser to accept cookies.

The Jersey Coastguard transmit shipping forecasts, navigation and weather warnings on VHF Ch.82 at the following times:

Shipping forecast (and any gale or navigational warnings)
0645 (local)
0745 (local)
0845 (local)
1245
1845
2245

Gale warnings (on receipt and at these times)
0307
0907
1507
2107

Navigational warnings (on receipt and at these times)
0433
0833
1633
2033

Wind information (speed and gusts at St Helier VTS)
Transmitted on VHF Ch.18 every 2 minutes

All times are in GMT / UTC (except where indicated).

This weather page is provided by Jersey Harbours as a guide only. This V1.0 offering is a free beta version and will be subject to future version upgrades. Jersey Harbours reserve the right to charge a fee for certain aspects of future releases and applications.

Disclaimer

This weather page is intended as a guide only. The information is provided by Jersey Harbours and other external feeds and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no express representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of the weather and tide information herein contained. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from the loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connections with, the use of this weather page.

 

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Arrivals & Departures

  • Arrived Condor Rap St. Malo  07:13
  • Departed
    Condor Rap St. Malo 08:04

Tides at St Helier

  • Low on 25 Apr, 10:24, 2.6M
  • High on 25 Apr, 16:22, 9.3M

Marina gates closed
(opening 13:00)

Weather and forecasts

Summary for
Friday April, 25 2014

max
15°c

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