Tuesday, 3 April 2012

First gale forecast for some time.

Main areas that fishermen are interested in for the waters off Cornwall
- Portland, Plymouth, Fitzroy, Sole, Fastnet, and Lundy

Shipping Forecast. Portland, Plymouth, Sole NW 3/4, increasing 5-7, phaps gale 8 later Plymouth Sole. Moderate/rough. Occasional rain or showers. Moderate/good

Shipping Forecast. Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea NW 4/5, veering* NE 6-gale 8, perhaps gale 9. Moderate/rough, Occasional slight at first. Rain/showers. Moderate/good* 

*A veering wind is one that changes in a clockwise direction - a backing wind moves anti-clockwise.

*Moderate/good indicates the degree of visibility