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 warning in 1 region


High pressure centred over or near the United Kingdom will continue to dominate the weather for 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 warning in 1 region

The general synopsis at midnight

High Scotland 1035 expected Humber 1036 by midnight tonight. New low expected Trafalgar 1011 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 14th Apr

At 140000UTC, low 44 north 44 west 995 expected 55 north 32 west 987 by 150000UTC. Low 52 north 37 west 1001 expected 53 north 36 west 988 by same time. Low 70 north 20 west 1011 expected 70 north 14 west 1011 by that time. at 140000UTC, high 57 north 05 west 1035 expected 55 north 01 west 1036 by 150000UTC

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

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