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Inshore Waters Forecast and Strong Winds

Coastal Strong Winds

  • Strong coastal winds are forecast for the coastal areas coloured in red on the map below.
  • Click on a region to see the inshore waters forecast for that area.
North Foreland to Selsey Bill Great Orme Head to the Mull of Galloway Berwick upon Tweed to Whitby Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel Rattray Head to Berwick upon Tweed Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath Isle of Man Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and North Channel Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly Whitby to Gibraltar Point Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney Shetland Isles Channel Islands St Davids Head to Great Orme Head including St Georges Channel Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough The Minch Gibraltar Point to North Foreland Labels
Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney Rattray Head to Berwick upon Tweed Berwick upon Tweed to Whitby Whitby to Gibraltar Point Gibraltar Point to North Foreland North Foreland to Selsey Bill Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis Lyme Regis to Land's End including the Isles of Scilly Land's End to St David's Head including the Bristol Channel St David's Head to Great Orme Head including St George's Channel Great Orme Head to Mull of Galloway Isle of Man Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and North Channel Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point The Minch Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath Shetland Isles The Channel Islands Show all regions and types

Updated: 0316 UTC on Tue 2 Sep 2014

Key to map Guide

Coastal locations:

  1. Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney
  2. Rattray Head to Berwick upon Tweed
  3. Berwick upon Tweed to Whitby
  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point
  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland
  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill
  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis
  8. Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly
  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel
  10. St Davids Head to Great Orme Head including St Georges Channel
  11. Great Orme Head to Mull of Galloway
  12. Isle of Man
  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough
  14. Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and North Channel
  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point
  16. The Minch
  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath
  18. Shetland Isles and 60nm radius
  19. The Channel Islands

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General Situation

Pressure will continue to build across all areas with a large area of high pressure becoming centred over southern Scandinavia. Several quiet days are now expected.


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