The wind strength in the Channel has increased to gale force 8. All services with P&O Ferries and DFDS/LD Lines to Calais and DFDS Seaways to Dunkerque are currently running but with delays.
Passengers are advised to contact their shipping operator for any further information and updates.
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Thursday's weather for the west of the region
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Lucy Verasamy has the latest weather forecast for the east of the ITV Meridian region