12.2.2016

Weather forecast for shipping 120500 UTC

Warnings:

Quark:

North to northeast gale 18 m/s.

Northern Sea of Bothnia and Southern Bay of Bothnia:

North to northeast near gale 16 m/s.

Western Gulf of Finland:

Southwest near gale 16 m/s from the afternoon.

Eastern Gulf of Finland and Eastern part of Northern Baltic:

Southwest near gale 14 m/s from the afternoon.

Western part of Northern Baltic and Sea of Åland:

Northwest near gale 14 m/s.

Southern Sea of Bothnia:

North near gale 14 m/s.

Northern Bay of Bothnia:

North to northeast near gale 14 m/s.

Inference:

Deepening low over Southwestern Finland staying stationary.

Forecast for next 24 hours:

Gulf of Finland:

Southeast 9-12 m/s, in the afternoon veering southwest and slightly increasing, later in the afternoon and evening 10-14, at western part up to 16 m/s. At night weakening and becoming south. Snowfall or sleet with poor vis. at times.

Eastern part of Northern Baltic and Sea of Archipelago:

Gradually increasing west to southwest, from the afternoon 7-12 m/s, at Eastern part of Northern Baltic southwest 11-14. Later in the evening weakening. Snowfall or sleet, poor vis. at times.

Western part of Northern Baltic and Sea of Åland:

Mainly northwest 9-14 m/s. In the evening weakening and backing west, at night southwest 7-11. Snowfall or sleet at times with moderate vis.

Gulf of Bothnia:

North to northeast 11-14, at Northern Sea of Bothnia and Southern Bay of Bothnia 12-16, at Quark up to 18 m/s. In the afternoon weakening and becoming east to northeast, in the evening 7-12. Snowfall with poor vis. at times.

Lake Saimaa:

Southeast 7-10 m/s. Snowfall at times with moderate vis.