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 Friday, 15 December 2017 0600 UTC until Saturday, 16 December 2017 0600 UTC
General situation at 0500 UTC on Friday, 15 December 2017
Low pressure centred over the North Sea will move away slowly southeastwards, allowing strong to gale force north to northwesterly winds to gradually ease during the next 24 hours.
Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis
24 hour forecast:
Wind: Westerly veering northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in west, decreasing 4 at times later. Sea state: Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate. Weather: Showers then fair. Visibility: Good, occasionally moderate at first.
Outlook for the following 24 hours:
Wind: Northwest, backing west later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. Sea state: Slight or moderate. Weather: Showers later. Visibility: Good.
Tides: area South, port Portsmouth (UTC)
Low 0215 1.5 High 0928 4.4 Low 1443 1.4 High 2147 4.3
Rule of twelfths, highlight is >= 2.3mAvg Range is 2.93