Coast and Sea
Predicted times and heights for more than 500 locations around the UK.
Tidal information supplied by the UK Hydrographic Office.
Specialist forecasts for coastal waters, up to 12 nautical miles offshore, around the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man.
High pressure over the North Sea will maintain benign conditions across most of the United Kingdom, but a strengthening southwesterly will develop across Scotland on Monday. A breezy northeasterly airflow will persist across the south.
The world’s longest running continuous weather forecast, the Shipping Forecast offers specialist forecasts for 31 sea areas covering the waters around the British Isles.
The general synopsis at midday
High Forties 1028, slow moving, declining 1025 by midday tomorrow. Low west Fitzroy 1011 expected 50 miles west of Fitzroy 1016 by same time. New low expected 50 miles west of Iceland 982 by that time. Low Biscay 1011 losing its identity
Longer-term forecasts, covering three days beyond the 24-hour Shipping Forecast, for three broad sea areas around the British Isles.
Specialist forecasts including wind, sea state and visibility for 13 sea areas within the North Atlantic region known as METAREA I.
The general synopsis at 08:00 UTC on 19th Sep
At 190000UTC, low 46 north 12 west 1009 expected 44 north 15 west 1013 by 200000UTC. Low 46 north 56 west 1010 expected 58 north 37 west 999 by same time. Low 64 north 40 west 985 expected 73 north 12 west 987 by that time. at 190000UTC, high 49 north 36 west 1031, expected 51 north 25 west 1028 by 200000UTC. High 58 north 01 east 1029, slow moving, declining 1027 by same time
Coast & Sea information supplied by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
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