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Ferry crossings may be delayed by strong winds, operator warns

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Image caption Wind speeds on the Irish Sea could reach up to 55mph (88km/h) on Wednesday and Thursday

Strong winds on the Irish Sea are set to cause disruption to ferries travelling between the Isle of Man and Lancashire, the operator has warned.

The Isle of Man Met Office said wind speeds on Wednesday and Thursday could reach up to 55mph (88km/h).

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company said sailings between Douglas and Heysham could suffer delays or cancellation as a result.

The company has asked all passengers to get in touch before travelling.

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