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 Wednesday, 20 January 2021 0000 UTC until Thursday, 21 January 2021 0000 UTC

General situation at 2300 UTC on Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Low over Ireland brings strong to gale force southwesterly winds to the southern half of coastal waters as it moves into Irish Sea tonight. This low moves northeast into the North Sea bringing gales or severe gales to most areas through Wednesday and Thursday.

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis


24 hour forecast: Wind: South or southwest, veering west later, 6 to gale 8. Sea state: Rough, occasionally very rough in west. Weather: Rain or drizzle, showers later. Visibility: Moderate or good, occasionally poor until later.
Outlook for the following 24 hours: Wind: West or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later. Sea state: Rough, becoming moderate later. Weather: Showers. Visibility: Good.


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