Coast and Sea

Tide Tables

Predicted times and heights for more than 500 locations around the UK.

Tidal information supplied by the UK Hydrographic Office.

Inshore Waters

Specialist forecasts for coastal waters, up to 12 nautical miles offshore, around the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man.

Strong winds warnings in 19 regions


Pressure will fall across the whole of the United Kingdom during the next day or two as an area of low pressure approaches from the northwest. This will bring increasingly unsettled and often windy conditions to the british inshore waters.

Shipping Forecast

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.

Gale warnings in 12 regions

The general synopsis at 0600

Low Iceland 984 expected Hebrides 983 by 0600 tomorrow morning

Extended Outlook

Longer-term forecasts, covering three days beyond the 24-hour Shipping Forecast, for three broad sea areas around the British Isles.

High Seas

Specialist forecasts including wind, sea state and visibility for 13 sea areas within the North Atlantic region known as METAREA I.

Storm warnings in 5 regions

The general synopsis at 08:00 UTC on 2nd Dec

At 020000UTC, low 70 north 14 west 971 expected 64 north 11 west 985 by 020000UTC. Low western Iceland 979 expected 60 north 10 west 985 by same time. High 48 north 39 west 1045 expected 45 north 36 west 1041 by that time. at 020000UTC, high southern Greenland 1034 slow-moving, intensifying 1046 by 030000UTC. New low expected 64 north 35 west 1017 by same time

Coast & Sea information supplied by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

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