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 Monday, 18 October 2021 0000 UTC until Tuesday, 19 October 2021 0000 UTC

General situation at 2300 UTC on Sunday, 17 October 2021
Low pressure to the west of the British Isles brings a strong southerly to southwesterly airflow and strong winds to much of the inshore waters over the next 48 hours. Weather fronts will also bring outbreaks of rain and drizzle at times to most areas.

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis


24 hour forecast: Wind: South 3 or 4, increasing 4 to 6, then veering southwest 3 to 5 later. Sea state: Slight, becoming moderate. Weather: Mainly fair, the occasional rain or drizzle later, fog patches later. Visibility: Good, occasionally poor, becoming moderate to very poor later.
Outlook for the following 24 hours: Wind: Southwest 3 to 5, increasing 5 or 6. Sea state: Moderate, becoming moderate or rough later. Weather: Occasional rain or drizzle, fog banks at first, becoming fair, then rain later. Visibility: Moderate to very poor, becoming good, occasionally poor later.


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