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


A deep low northwest of Scotland will move east into the North Sea and fill during the next couple of days, bringing strong winds and showers to the coastal waters. A band of rain will move east into the area on Tuesday.

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 7 regions

The general synopsis at midday

Low Bailey 967 expected aberdeenshire 984 by midday Monday

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 warning in 1 region

The general synopsis at 08:00 UTC on 25th Oct

At 250000UTC, hurricane epsilon 41 north 56 west, becoming extra-tropical, expected 47 north 43 west 971 by 260000UTC. Low 60 north 16 west 959 expected 58 north 07 west 975 by same time. New low expected 67 north 03 east 979 by that time. New high expected eastern Greenland 1012 by 260000UTC

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

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