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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Sunday, 27 October 2013

#stormwarning Today's shipping forecast at 1200 - not so good - but some boats fish on!

Humber, Thames, Dover, Wight, Portland

Southwest 7 to severe gale 9, becoming cyclonic severe gale 9 to violent storm 11 for a time, perhaps hurricane force 12 later. Rough or very rough. Rain or squally showers. Moderate or poor

Plymouth

Southwest 7 to severe gale 9, increasing severe gale 9 or storm 10 for a time, perhaps violent storm 11 later. Very rough or high. Rain or squally showers. Moderate or poor

Sole, Lundy, Fastnet

West or southwest becoming cyclonic 7 to severe gale 9, increasing severe gale 9 or storm 10 for a time, perhaps violent storm 11 later. High or very high, becoming very rough or high. Rain or squally showers. Moderate or poor, occasionally good

Of course there are still a few fishing boats still at sea, though none from Newlyn...

including these four Breton trawlers working off Land's End!...


and in aun un-precedented move the Scillonian III instead of sailing back to Penzance afterher Saturday morning run to the Scillies has been diverted to Falmouth!...


though the wind speed is slowly climbing as per the forecast...


thought the wave height at the Sevenstones Lightship has not reached the height being recorded...


at the moment like this weather buoy off southern Ireland!


an explanation courtesy of Magic Seaweed.