Updated: 2142 UTC on Sat 19 Apr 2014
In the UK, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) is responsible for the provision of Maritime Safety Information (MSI) to ships at sea, which includes the broadcast of warnings and forecasts. The Met Office initiates warnings and prepares routine forecasts for dissemination on behalf of the MCA.
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Printable views / Text only: Inshore Waters forecast
The British Isles will lie within an easterly flow of air over the next couple of days, between high pressure centred to the north of Scotland, and low pressure centred near to the English Channel.
Produced daily around 0730 UTC.