Marine

All the best of marine forecasts for the UK, mainland Europe as well as GRIB files available for anywhere in the world.

SEA AREAS

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Met. Office Shipping – Mobile
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UK Shipping Forecast
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High Seas Metarea 1
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High Seas Metarea 2
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GMDSS World Shipping
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Live European Navtex
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Storm Warnings
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Listen to the BBC Shipping Forecast

INSHORE

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BBC Sea and Coastal Waters
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Metcheck Inshore Forecast
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WeatherWeb Sailing Forecasts
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Met.Office Inshore Waters – Printable
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Met.Eireann Inshore Waters
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Windfinder
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Windy.com
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Theyr Wind Forecast

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AccuWeather Inshore Forecast

SURFING / WAVE HEIGHTS

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Magic Seaweed 6 day
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Wind Guru
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Metcheck Surf
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Meteo Consult Inshore

GFS and WW3

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Windyty Global forecasts

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XCWeather with local reports –Mobile v2 – Mobile v1

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Wind Guru 3 Day Forecast

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Passage Weather – Mobile

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Ocean Weather Wave heights

WINDY WIDGET

GLOBAL GRIBs

  • GRIB files are weather data files containing grided meteorological data
  • They require a GRIB file viewer to view the weather data (See FREEWARE below)
  • They are used to distribute weather information (usually mean wind speed and isobars)
  • Benefits are a small file size for transfering over mobile internet

SailDocs GRIB data e-mail query (at) saildocs.com 4 more info. 1 degree resolution to 7 days at 6hr intervals 25Kb

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ZyGrib – Very detailed Grib file downloader/viewer – Highly Recommended

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MeteoConsult Grib

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GlobalMarine Wave Watch 3 GRIB 7 day forecast
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Saildocs
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GRIB dot US downloader/viewer

Synoptic, Wind and Wave Charts

All are listed on the Weather Charts page

TIDES


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TideTimes UK

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UKHO 7 day Tide Tables

yr-no currents British Isles tidal currents by Norwegian Met.

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Yearly tide tables by Xtide

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Proudman Oceanographic Tides

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Global Tides with iCal

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Visit My Harbour

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Willy Weather Tide

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Tide-Forecast.com

OBSERVATIONS

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XCWeather with local reports –Mobile v2 – Mobile v1

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MetOcean Irish Lights buoys

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Met. Eirann Buoys
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NOAA Buoy data – Mobile

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NOAA Google Map – Google Earth KML

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Met. Office Buoy Observations

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Weather Underground UK Buoy Observations
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CEEFAS Buoy Observations

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Isle of Man Weather Stations

SST

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Surfline SST
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WUnderground Sea Surface Temperature for Europe
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Windfinder Sea Surface Temperature for Europe
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Irish Sea Surface Temperatures by Liverpool Bay Coastal Observatory

FREEWARE

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FREE ONLINE CHARTs

GRIB file downloader and viewer in one by GRIB.US
GRIB viewer ViewFax from SailMail (Requires you to create a folder to install the program into)
SeaLights Night Navigation Simulation Software
ZyGRIB is a great free GRIB file downloader and viewer

LINKS

In Your Footsteps Comprehensive Irish cruising guide and more
Visit My Harbour
Free navigation charts for harbours
UK Sail.com
Frank Singleton’s complete weather information for Sailors
Ant Veal’s Great British weather Links
Boats for sale on Yachting and Boating World