Weather forecast for shipping

1.10.2016

Weather forecast for shipping 010500 UTC

Warnings:

Gulf of Finland and Eastern part of Northern Baltic:

West to southwest gale 17 m/s.

Western part of Northern Baltic, Sea of Åland and Sea of Bothnia:

West to southwest near gale 15 m/s.

Strong wind advisory:

Sea of Archipelago, Quark and Bay of Bothnia:

West to southwest wind 13 m/s.

Lake Saimaa:

West to southwest wind 11 m/s.

Wave height warning:

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

Inference:

Deep low over coastal region of Arctic Ocean gradually filling up.

Forecast for next 24 hours:

Gulf of Finland and Eastern part of Northern Baltic:

West to southwest 12-17 m/s. In the afternoon from west on gradually weakening, in the evening 10-13. From the night 3-7 m/s. Showers, thunder possible.

Western part of Northern Baltic, Sea of Åland, Sea of Archipelago and Sea of Bothnia:

West to southwest 11-15, over Sea of Archipelago 10-13 m/s. Before noon decreasing, in the afternoon 8-12. From the evening west to northwest 4-9, at Sea of Bothnia 7-10. Showers locally, otherwise good vis.

Quark and Bay of Bothnia:

West to southwest 9-13 m/s. Later in the evening veering west to northwest. Isolated showers, otherwise good vis.

Saimen:

West to southwest 6-9 m/s, in the afternoon 7-11. In the evening weakening, from the night 4-7. Showers at times.