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Marine services

Tailored forecast services to a range of industries operating in the near and offshore marine environment.

Whatever marine industry or environment you work in, we can help you reduce your exposure to risk and uncertainty and give you the confidence to make the right decisions.

Marine forecasts are integral to operational planning. With accurate assessments of the weather and sea-state, you can deploy resources efficiently, safely and on time. Our forecast products are designed to help you make decisions so you can minimise costs and ensure maximum return through intelligent investment.

Our Marine Centre of Excellence in Aberdeen provides solutions through critical phases of all types of marine operations. Whether it's project planning using historical data, assisting with day-to-day operational support, or future proofing in relation to climate change.

Tailored marine services

Our end to end solutions:

Past - look back to plan ahead

Our large and unrivalled archive of weather data can be used for:

  • risk and project feasibility assessment.
  • investment assessment in relation to the marine environment.
  • settling a dispute or maritime event in response to legal or insurance issues.

Present - improve safety and reduce costs in your daily operations

Our suite of products can provide you with:

  • detailed wind, wave and sea condition forecasts.
  • site specific, tow and route forecasts.
  • telephone access to specialist marine forecasters on a 24/7 basis.
  • provision of on-site forecasters during extremely weather sensitive operations.
  • full global coverage.

Future - access to world-class research and climate change expertise

Our consultants can offer you expert advice on:

  • seasonal forecasts for predicting future downtime.
  • combating climate change through informed asset management.
  • minimising future risk by using the latest guidance on the impact of storms and extreme weather events.

With our global marine forecasts, you can be sure that you'll stay one step ahead of extreme weather conditions - wherever you are, whatever the marine environment.

For more information on how our marine forecasts can help your operations, call 01392 885680 or +44 1224 629805 for international enquiries.

You can also email us on marine@metoffice.gov.uk.

Last updated: 7 July 2014

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