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 7 regions


High pressure centred over northern and eastern parts of the United Kingdom will maintain settled conditions across the inshore waters areas during the next couple of days.

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 2 regions

The general synopsis at 0600

Low 200 miles west of Fitzroy 983 slow-moving and filling 990 by 0600 tomorrow. New high expected 100 miles northeast of Faeroes 1035 by same time. High Humber 1031 dissipating

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 23rd Apr

At 230000UTC, low 43 north 23 west 982 expected 41 north 20 west 988 by 240000UTC. Low 57 north 37 west 1001 expected 59 north 36 west 1011 by same time. High 69 north 12 west 1029 expected 66 north 03 west 1034 by that time

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

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