18.1.2017

Weather forecast for shipping 181800 UTC

Warnings:

Northern Bay of Bothnia:

Southwest severe gale 23 m/s.

Southern Bay of Bothnia:

Southwest gale 19 m/s.

The Quark:

Southwest gale 17 m/s.

Northern Sea of Bothnia:

Southwest near gale 14 m/s.

Sea level warning:

Sea level is forecast to rise high in Northern Bay of Bothnia tonight.

Inference:

Deepening low over northern Atlantic moves over Northern Lapland towards east at night.

Forecast for next 24 hours:

Gulf of Finland:

Southwest 8-12 m/s. Mist, at night also local drizzle and at eastern part also snow. Tomorrow good vis.

Northern Baltic, Sea of Åland and Archipelago:

Mainly west 8-12 m/s, after midnight or in the morning 5-8, in the afternoon again 8-12. Local mist or fog. Tomorrow good vis.

Sea of Bothnia:

Southwest 8-12 m/s. From night west wind, at the southern part in the morning temporary 6-10. At the northern part from morning on 10-14. At first local mist or fog, otherwise good vis.

Quark:

West to southwest 10-14 m/s, from day on 12-17. Good vis.

Bay of Bothnia:

West to southwest 14-19, at night at Northern Bay of Bothnia up to 23 m/s. In the morning temporary decreasing mainly west. By day southwest 14-19. Mostly good vis.

Lake Saimaa:

Increasing southwest, at first 2-6 m/s. Tonight west to southwest 6-11, before noon 5-9. Locally some snow and mist. Tomorrow mostly good vis.