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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.


Atlantic fronts will bring a little rain to some northern and western areas during Friday afternoon and Friday night, although the rain will gradually die away to leave most places with fair weather. A generally slack pressure pattern will dominate throughout.

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 just east of Iceland 998 moving slowly northeast, filling 1001 by midnight tonight. New high expected Sole 1023 by same time. Low Ireland 1017 losing its identity

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 26th Aug

At 260000UTC, low 66 north 12 west 998 expected 69 north 01 west 1001 by 270000UTC. Low 53 north 33 west 1005 expected 52 north 27 west 1009 by same time. New low expected 61 north 18 west 1014 by that time. at 260000UTC, high 60 north 30 west 1018 expected 61 north 30 west 1020 by 270000UTC. New high expected 50 north 11 west 1023 by same time. High 43 north 22 west 1029 dissipating

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

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