Weather & Tides

Welcome to a comprehensive page of top weather forecast sites for the Channel Island and neighbouring Brittany and Normandy coasts. So if you live in Guernsey or Jersey, this is the site for you!

Jersey Met – http://www.gov.je/weather/Pages/Jersey-Forecast.aspx

Port of Jersey wind and wave information – http://www.portofjersey.je/Pages/weather.aspx

Guernsey weather forecast from xc weather – http://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/guernsey

Windguru – http://www.windguru.cz/int/index.php?sc=35647

Magic Seaweed – http://magicseaweed.com/Guernsey-Surf-Report/167/


Guernsey’s Met Office
http://www.metoffice.gov.gg/

The local shipping weather forecast produced by the Jersey Met office
http://www.jerseymet.gov.je/forecast/jersey/shipping.html
http://www.thisisjersey.com/lifestyle/weather-shipping/

New
Click on Map forecast – Click here – may need to be registered
Wind Reports using Google Maps – Click here

Long range weather forecast
Windguru – http://www.windguru.cz/int/index.php?sc=35647
Next 7 days – http://www.metcheck.com/UK/7days.asp?zipcode=Guernsey
7 to 14 days – http://www.metcheck.com/UK/14days.asp?zipcode=Guernsey
Windfinder – http://www.windfinder.com/forecast/guernsey

Other Forecasts
Metcheck – today and tomorrow – http://www.metcheck.com/UK/today.asp?zipcode=Guernsey
Metcheck, beaufort with wave heights – today and tomorrow – http://www.metcheck.com/HOBBIES/inshore_forecast.asp?zipcode=Guernsey

XCWeather Predictions – http://www.xcweather.co.uk/?Loc=FR
New – Detailed Guernsey weather forecast from xc weather – http://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/guernsey
New – Detailed Jersey weather forecast from xc weather – http://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/jersey

Shipping Forecast – http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/surface-pressure/#?tab=surfac…

Windfinder – http://www.windfinder.com/forecast/guernsey

Magic Seaweed wind animation – http://magicseaweed.com/msw-surf-charts2.php?chart=1&res=750&type=wind&s…

Current reports from Data Buoys
General – http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/obs.shtml?lat=49.617828&lon=-2.595520&zoom=9&ty…
South of Jersey – http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=62027
Channel Lightship – http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=62103
Ouessant wave buoy – http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=62052

Jersey

Channel Light Vessel

Rain
Will it rain and when?

New Rain site at Jersey Met – http://www.jerseymet.gov.je/Radar/Radar.html
http://www.meteox.co.uk/h.aspx?r=&jaar=-3&soort=loop1uur
http://www.raintoday.co.uk/
http://www.sat24.com/eu

Charts
New in 2010 – Better resolution weather charts – also great weather site from Frank Singleton
http://weather.mailasail.com/Franks-Weather/Latest-Uk-Forecast-Charts-5-…
UK Online Weather UKMO Charts – http://expert.weatheronline.co.uk/daten/profi/en/ukmo/ukmo.html
Inshore Forecast 3 Day Europe – http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/surface_pressure.html

French weather
Brittany weather – http://france.meteofrance.com/france/meteo?PREVISIONS_PORTLET.path=previ…
Normandie weather – http://france.meteofrance.com/france/meteo?PREVISIONS_PORTLET.path=previ…

Wave heights and direction
http://www.getaforecast.com/weather-charts-wave.php

When they say Moderate becoming Slight – what to they mean?
Smooth — Wave height less than 0.5 m
Slight — Wave height of 0.5 to 1.25 m
Moderate — Wave height of 1.25 to 2.5 m
Rough — Wave height of 2.5 to 4.0 m
Very rough — Wave height of 4.0 to 6.0 m
High — Wave height of 6.0 to 9.0 m
Very high — Wave height of 9.0 to 14.0 m
Phenomenal — Wave height more than 14.0 m

Tides

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