Weather

Waves breaking over the Ortac Northern Gannetry, birds can still be seen on nestWaves breaking over the Ortac Northern Gannetry, birds can still be seen on nest

Nestling at the northern most tip of the Bay Normand-Breton, exposed to the Atlantic Ocean to the west and suffering the winds funnelling down the English Channel, Alderney, like all islands, is very much aware of its weather.

Our dedicated weather guru is Grant Le Marchant (AWT Director).

This, along with resources such as the Jersey Meterological Office, makes the lives of all of us at the Alderney Wildlife Trust that little bit easier.

                                        DAILY WEATHER FORECAST

Alderney weather forecast issued 0800 BST Tuesday 17th October 2017.

Good morning, we are currently sat under a temporary ridge of high pressure, a warm front is moving up from the South and will affect us later this morning.

Weather for today, cloudy with light rain/drizzle and fog/mist patches affecting us throughout the day.

Winds, light and variable this morning, before settling down to E'ly F4 to F5 this afternoon, backing W'ly overnight.

Sea State, Slight becoming Moderate to R.Rough.

Temps. Max. 15C. Min. 11C. 

Looking at my crystal ball towards the weekend, things are going to get fairly unsettled, especially on Saturday when we can expect gales or even storm force winds as an especially vigorous area of low pressure passes close by to us. 

 

 

 

 

 

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