Friday, 9 January 2009

Rough Weather Ahead

Excerpt from the Shipping forecast: www.bbc.co.uk/weather/coast/shipping

And now the Shipping Forecast issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 1130 on Friday 09 January 2009.


There are warnings of gales in Viking North Utsire Forties Cromarty Forth Sole Shannon Rockall Malin Hebrides Bailey Fair Isle Faeroes and Southeast Iceland.


The general synopsis at 0600:Atlantic low 965 moving steadily northeast, expected 180 miles southwest of Iceland 957 by 0600 tomorrow.


The area forecasts for the next 24 hours: Rockall Malin Hebrides Bailey Fair Isle Faeroes:


South or southwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10, perhaps violent storm 11 later. Rough or very rough increasing high or very high. Rain or drizzle, showers later. Moderate or poor


Time to break out the Tilley lamp and bring in a bucket of peat for the fire so we are all set if the lights go out! Nothing in the incubator just now thank goodness.

Little Heather the dog has definitely got the right idea for today!!


1 comment:

jeannette said...

yet another doggeen!