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 20 regions


A deep area of low pressure will move southwards from east England towards northwestern europe over the next 24 hours. This is bringing a spell of gales to most areas and storm or violent storm force winds to many other parts, especially in the northeast.

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 28 regions

The general synopsis at midnight

Low Humber 979 moving steadily south, losing its identity by midnight tonight. Low German Bight 983 expected belgium 989 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.

Storm warning in 1 region

The general synopsis at 08:00 UTC on 27th Nov

At 270000UTC, high 49 north 30 west 1040 expected 43 north 27 west 1037. Lows 67 north 30 west 1014 and 65 north 08 east losing their identity by same time. New low expected 64 north 36 west 1007 expected by that time

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

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