22.10.2014

Weather forecast for shipping 220500 UTC

Warnings:

Northern Baltic:

East near gale 16 m/s.

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

East near gale 14 m/s.

Strong wind advisory:

Eastern Gulf of Finland and Southern Sea of Bothnia:

East wind 12 m/s.

Northern Sea of Bothnia, The Quark and Bay of Bothnia:

Southeast wind 12 m/s.

Wave height warning:

Rough waves occur in Western part of Northern Baltic . Significant wave height exceeds 2,5 meters.

Inference:

Strong high, with centre over Eastern Lapland, moving slowly south.

Forecast for next 24 hours:

Gulf of Finland and Southern Sea of Bothnia:

Mainly east 8-12 m/s, in the Western Gulf of Finland today locally 14. Locally snow showers.

Northern Baltic, Sea of Åland and Sea of Archipelago:

Mainly east 10-14 m/s, in Northern Baltic up to 16. At night becoming southeast and slightly decreasing. Locally rain or snow showers.

Northern Sea of Bothnia, Quark and Bay of Bothnia:

East to southeast 6-10 m/s. In the evening increasing southeast, at night 8-12. Mostly good vis.

Lake Saimaa:

Mainly northeast 5-9 m/s. Mostly good vis.