At 6p.m. High pressure over eastern Europe extended a ridge over Biscay and the Channel, expected to persist.
Forecast from 1am Saturday to 1am Sunday.
Weather: Mist and fog patches, mostly clearing by early afternoon.
Wind: Southeast 4 to 5, locally 6 mid-Channel, backing east around dawn increasing 5 to 6 by evening, occasionally 7
Visibility: Moderate to very poor, becoming good.
Sea state: Slight to moderate, increasing moderate to rather rough by evening, locally rough mid-Channel.
Sea swell: 3 to 6 feet, increasing 5 to 10 feet in the evening.
Sea temperature: 13
Outlook from 1am Sunday to 1am Monday.
Weather: Risk of mist or fog patches near coasts.
Wind: East 5 to 6, locally 7, increasing 6 to 7 for a time in the evening.
Visibility: Good, perhaps occasionally moderate to poor.
Sea state: Moderate to rather rough, locally rough mid- Channel, with a moderate swell.