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 Saturday, 25 September 2021 0000 UTC until Sunday, 26 September 2021 0000 UTC

General situation at 2300 UTC on Friday, 24 September 2021
High pressure over the south gradually slips away to the east, with a southwesterly flow developing over the inshore waters, giving showers in places. Winds strengthen again in the far northwest ahead of a deepening area of Atlantic low pressure.

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis


24 hour forecast: Wind: Variable 3 or less, becoming southeast 3 or 4 for a time later. Sea state: Smooth or slight becoming smooth. Weather: Mainly fair. Visibility: Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.
Outlook for the following 24 hours: Wind: Variable 3 or less becoming southwest 4 or 5, backing southerly 5 or 6 later. Sea state: Smooth becoming slight then slight or moderate later. Weather: Showers. Visibility: Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.


TIMES BELOW ARE ZULU, ADD 1 HOUR 31-MAR to 31-OCT