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 17 regions


A ridge of high pressure will continue to build from the southwest over the 48 hours. Atlantic fronts will move southeast through the ridge on Tuesday, bringing rain and fog patches to southern and western areas for a time.

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 10 regions

The general synopsis at 1800

High Fitzroy 1031 expected Malin 1037 by 1800 Tuesday

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 2 regions

The general synopsis at 20:00 UTC on 15th Mar

At 151200UTC, low 58 north 43 west 966 losing its identity by 161200UTC. Low 38 north 54 west 989 expected 56 north 42 west 980 by same time. New lows expected 69 north 18 west 1012 and 65 north 08 west 1009 by that time. at 151200UTC, high 45 north 12 west 1032 expected 55 north 12 west 1038 by 161200UTC. New high expected 73 north 20 west 1025 by same time

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

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