Weather forecast for shipping

22.9.2018

Weather forecast for shipping 220500 UTC

Warnings:

Northern Baltic, Sea of Åland, Sea of Archipelago, Sea of Bothnia and the Quark:

Southwest severe gale 21 m/s.

Bay of Bothnia:

South severe gale 21 m/s.

Western Gulf of Finland:

Southwest gale 19 m/s.

Eastern Gulf of Finland:

Southwest gale 17 m/s.

Lake Saimaa:

South to southwest near gale 15 m/s.

Wave height warning:

Very rough waves occur in Western Gulf of Finland, Northern Baltic, Sea of Bothnia, the Quark and Northern Bay of Bothnia. Significant wave height exceeds 4 meters.

Rough waves occur in Eastern Gulf of Finland, Sea of Åland and Southern Bay of Bothnia. Significant wave height exceeds 2.5 meters.

Sea level warning:

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

Inference:

Deep low over Lofoten Island moving slowly to north.

Forecast for next 24 hours:

Gulf of Finland:

Increasing and becoming southwest, before noon 15-19, in eastern part 13-17. In the evening decreasing, at night 9-13. Showers locally, otherwise mostly good vis.

Northern Baltic, Sea of Åland and Archipelago, Sea of Bothnia and Quark:

Southwest 16-21 m/s. In the afternoon gradually decreasing, in the evening 11-15, at night 8-12. Showers locally, otherwise mostly good vis.

Bay of Bothnia:

Increasing south, at first 10-15 m/s, in the afternoon 16-21. In the evening somewhat decreasing and veering to southwest, at night 12-16. Showers locally, otherwise mostly good vis.

Lake Saimaa:

Increasing south to southwest, at first 7-12 m/s, in the afternoon 11-15. In the evening decreasing, at night 5-9. Showers locally.