2.12.2016

Weather forecast for shipping 021900 UTC

Warnings:

Northern Baltic, Sea of Åland and Southern Sea of Bothnia:

North gale 16 m/s.

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

North near gale 14 m/s.

Ice accretion warning:

Moderate icing in northern part of Bay of Bothnia.

Inference:

Vast area of low over Northern Europa. Minor low extending reaching from Baltic States through Lake Ladoga to White Sea.

Forecast for next 24 hours:

Gulf of Finland:

From west increasing north, from the night on 8-13 m/s. Local snow showers.

Eastern part of Northern Baltic and Sea of Archipelago:

North 11-14 m/s, in the eastern part of Northern Baltic locally up to 16. In the morning decreasing, by day 8-12. Local snow showers, otherwise mostly good vis.

Western part of Northern Baltic and Sea of Åland:

North 12-16 m/s. After midnight decreasing, in the morning 10-14, in the afternoon 8-12. Local snow showers, otherwise mostly good vis.

Gulf of Bothnia:

At first north 11-14, over Southern Sea of Bothnia at first up to 16 m/s. Before noon slightly weakening, in the afternoon 8-12. Mostly good vis.

Lake Saimaa:

North to northwest 3-7 m/s, in the southern part up to 9. At times some snowfall.