Weather, tides and radio

Quick links to your favourite sites...


Link to Free Weather Charts Free weather charts
link to Inshore Forecast Inshore Forecast
UK inshore weather forecasts supplied by the Met Office
Link to Shipping Forecast and Gale Warnings Shipping Forecast and Gale Warnings
Offshore shipping forecasts supplied by the Met Office
Link to BBC Weather Centre BBC Weather Centre
Supplies online inshore and shipping forecasting, pressure charts and tide tables
Link to XCWeather XCWeather
Up to date observations from around UK can also be accessed by WAP phone includes buoy reports
Link to Metcheck Metcheck
UK Weather forecasts, long range weather forecasts
Link to Data Buoys Data Buoys
Recent marine data from data buoys - supplied by NDBC
Link to WindGuru WindGuru
Weather forecasts for wind surfing and other wind related sports
Link to Met Eireann Met Eireann
Marine forecasting for Eire and Northern Ireland
Link to Marine Institute Marine Institute
Irish weather buoys
Wavenet UK and Ireland weather buoys from CEFAS
Link to Meteo France Meteo France
English channel weather from France
Link to
German site with long range forecasts and familiar met office charts
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Information for around the world
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Link to Wind Finder Wind Finder
Link to Magic Seaweed Magic Seaweed
Link to AccuWeather AccuWeather
Link to Metbrief Metbrief


Link to BBC Tides BBC Tides
Free 7-day tidal forecasting
Link to Admirality EasyTide Admirality EasyTide
Comprehensive online tidal prediction service supplied by the UKHO
Link to United Kingdom Hydrographic Office United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Provides a range of oceanographic products and services
Link to WXTide32 WXTide32
Free, easy to use tidal prediction software for Windows


Tune in to the BBC Radio 4 Shipping Forecast for reports and forecasts of weather for the seas around the coasts of Britain and Ireland.
There are four broadcasts per day:
0048 transmitted on FM and LW. Includes weather reports from coastal stations at 0051, an inshore waters forecast at 0053 and further weather reports at 0055. The broadcast finishes at approximately 0058, and is followed by a short goodnight message and the closedown of the station for the night.
0520 transmitted on FM and LW. Includes weather reports from coastal stations at 0525, and an inshore waters forecast at 0527.
1201 transmitted on longwave only.
1754 transmitted on longwave only on weekdays and on both FM and Longwave at weekends.

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