High Winds Forecast – Felixstowe, London Gateway and Tilbury

High winds are forecast across the Ports of Felixstowe, London Gateway and Tilbury this week.

Winds at the Port Of Felixstowe are forecast to exceed 40 mph from the evening of Monday 13.01.2020 through to the morning of Wednesday 15.01.2020 and are expected to be at their strongest on the night of Tuesday 14.01.2020, with the top speed expected to reach 60 mph.

London Gateway and Tilbury are set to reach highs of 50 mph on the afternoon of Tuesday 14.01.2020.

The Ports of Felixstowe, London Gateway and Tilbury Docks cease crane and port operations once the windspeeds reach 45 mph.

With these conditions forecast in the early part of this week there is a risk of the ports closing during the coming days.

These closures may have an impact on deliveries and container restitution, we are working closely with our hauliers to mitigate any delays to scheduled deliveries.

Should your shipments be directly affected we will advise you accordingly.

If you have any questions regarding the above please do not hesitate to contact us.