30.9.2016

Weather forecast for shipping 300500 UTC

Warnings:

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

Southwest severe gale 21 m/s.

Eastern Gulf of Finland:

Southwest gale 19 m/s.

Sea of Åland, Sea of Bothnia and the Quark:

West to southwest gale 17 m/s.

Northern Bay of Bothnia:

Southwest gale 17 m/s.

Southern Bay of Bothnia and Lake Saimaa:

Southwest near gale 15 m/s.

Wave height warning:

Very rough waves occur in Gulf of Finland, Northern Baltic and Sea of Archipelago. Significant wave height exceeds 4 meters.

Rough waves occur in Sea of Åland and Gulf of Bothnia. Significant wave height exceeds 2.5 meters

Inference:

Deep low near Bay of Bothnia moving north toward Lapland.

Forecast for next 24 hours:

Gulf of Finland, Northern Baltic and Sea of Archipelago:

Mainly southwest 16-21 m/s, on eastern Gulf of Finland 14-19 m/s. In the evening somewhat decreasing, by night 12-16 m/s. Showers, thunder possible.

Sea of Åland and Sea of Bothnia:

West to southwest 13-17 m/s. In the evening somewhat decreasing. Showers, thunder possible on Sea of Bothnia.

Quark and Southern Bay of Bothnia:

West to southwest, at first 8-12 m/s, in the afternoon 11-15 m/s, on Quark possibly 17 m/s. In the evening decreasing, by night 8-12 m/s. Showers.

Northern Bay of Bothnia:

Becoming southwest, at first 13-17 m/s. From afternoon west to southwest 11-15 m/s. Showers.

Saimen:

Becoming southwest 8-12 m/s, in the afternoon 15 m/s locally. By night somewhat decreasing. Showers.