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.


Low pressure to the northwest of the United Kingdom will gradually fill through today, leaving many areas with light to moderate winds.

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.

The general synopsis at midnight

Low Bailey 1004 losing its identity by midnight tonight. New high expected Biscay 1021 by same time

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.

The general synopsis at 08:00 UTC on 30th Jun

At 300000UTC, low 60 north 12 west 1004 losing its identity by 010000UTC. New low expected 59 north 21 west 1002 by same time. Low 60 north 35 west 1006 losing its identity by that time. at 300000UTC, high 41 north 41 west 1035 expected 41 north 37 west 1031 by 010000UTC. New highs expected 53 north 41 west 1025 and 43 north 04 west 1021 by same time.

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

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