28.9.2016

Weather forecast for shipping 281900 UTC

Warnings:

Sea of Bothnia:

South gale 19 m/s.

Western Gulf of Finland, Northern Baltic, Sea of Åland and Sea of Archipelago:

South to southwest gale 17 m/s.

Eastern Gulf of Finland and Northern Bay of Bothnia:

South near gale 15 m/s.

Strong wind advisory:

The Quark, Southern Bay of Bothnia and Lake Saimaa:

South wind 12 m/s.

Wave height warning:

Rough waves occur in Northern Baltic and Sea of Bothnia tomorrow. Significant wave height exceeds 2.5 meters.

Inference:

A low over northern Atlantic is moving towards Finland.

Forecast for next 24 hours:

Eastern part of Gulf of Finland:

Mainly south 10-15 m/s, after midnight decreasing. In the morning mainly west 5-8. From west rain, at night showers.

Western part of Gulf of Finland:

South 12-17 m/s. At night decreasing and veering and becoming mainly west, in the morning 4-8. In the afternoon increasing southwest. Rain, at night mostly good vis.

Northern Baltic, Sea of Åland and Sea of Archipelago:

Veering and becoming mainly west 6-10 m/s, at Northern Baltic at first up to 12 m/s. By day increasing southwest, in the afternoon 13-17. Mostly good vis, in the afternoon rain.

Sea of Bothnia:

Veering and becoming mainly west 6-10 m/s, at night up to 12 m/s. Before noon 15-19 m/s. Mostly good vis, in the afternoon rain.

Quark and Southern Bay of Bothnia:

Mainly south 8-12 m/s. At night backing and becoming mainly west 5-9. By day increasing mainly south. Mostly good vis, at night showers.

Northern Bay of Bothnia:

Mainly south 10-15 m/s, from night 8-12. Rain, at night gradually good vis.

Saimen:

Mainly south 7-12 m/s, in the morning 5-8. Mist locally, from west rain. By day good vis.