Inshore Waters forecast
The inshore waters forecast issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for coastal areas up to 12 miles offshore.
From Thursday, 25 April 2019 0600 UTC until Friday, 26 April 2019 0600 UTC
General situation at 0500 UTC on Thursday, 25 April 2019
A complex area of low pressure to the west of the British Isles will move slowly northwestwards and will bring showers to all areas on Thursday, some thundery. Then a deepening Atlantic low will reach the Irish Sea through Friday bringing gales or severe gales to the southwestern areas.
Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis
24 hour forecast:
Wind: South 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, veering southwest later. Sea state: Moderate becoming slight or moderate. Weather: Thundery showers. Visibility: Good, occasionally poor.
Outlook for the following 24 hours:
Wind: Southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, then 7 to severe gale 9 later. Sea state: Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough. Weather: Showers. Visibility: Good.
Tides: area South, port Portsmouth (UTC)
High 0303 4.3 Low 0819 1.4 High 1541 4.2 Low 2047 1.7
Rule of twelfths, highlight is >= 2.3mAvg Range is 2.73