Steam Packet warning of possible disruption
The Steam Packet Company is warning there could be changes to its schedule over the next two days because of the weather conditions.
Tonight's 7.45pm crossing to Heysham and the return service at 2.15am tomorrow are both subject to disruption or cancellation, with a final decision to be made by 5pm.
There'll be a further announcement tomorrow morning, with the 8.45am sailing to Heysham and 2.15pm Douglas crossing also affected.
Winds reaching severe gale force nine are expected this evening and tomorrow.