Guide to marine forecasts
The guides below will provide you with a description of what you will see on the marine weather pages, with details of how to view or change your view of the content.
The Met Office provides a wide range of marine forecasts and warnings.
This guide will help you to understand the forecasts and warnings we provide.
There are four sets of forecasts and warnings:
How to view the forecasts
The example below shows the shipping forecasts and gale warnings page but the information applies to all four marine forecast pages.
A clickable map is used to display the warnings. Areas of the map are coloured red when a warning is in force. Selecting an area on the map will display the forecast for that area in the table to the right of the map.