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Marine observations

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Latest observations -

  • East and North Coasts
  • Offshore
  • West Coast
  • South Coast

East and North Coasts

Type Location Weather Air Temp.
(°C)
Dew Pt. Temp.
(°C)
Sea Temp.
(°C)
Humidity (%) Wind speed &
direction (knots)
Visibility
(n.miles)
Pressure (hPa) Wave Period
(seconds)
Wave Height
(metres)
orange marker Shoeburyness Partly cloudy night 8 6 88 S 9 9 1,020
orange marker Manston Cloudy 7 6 95 S 6 5 1,021
orange marker Sule Skerry 8 4 75 SSE 27 1,003
orange marker Lerwick (S. Screen) Cloudy 7 7 95 SSE 19 6 1,009
orange marker Lossiemouth Cloudy 5 2 78 ESE 10 16 1,006
orange marker Wick John O Groats Airport Cloudy 6 4 84 SSE 18 13 1,006
orange marker Leuchars Overcast 6 5 91 ESE 9 9 1,009
orange marker Boulmer Cloudy 5 4 92 SSE 8 8 1,012
orange marker Donna Nook Clear night 5 4 93 S 7 16 1,017
orange marker Weybourne Clear night 6 5 91 SSW 12 18 1,018
blue marker F3 11 8 11 84 S 15 1,021 5 0.2
blue marker Sandettie 11 8 12 83 SSW 18 5 1,021 6 0.3

Offshore

Type Location Weather Air Temp.
(°C)
Dew Pt. Temp.
(°C)
Sea Temp.
(°C)
Humidity (%) Wind speed &
direction (knots)
Visibility
(n.miles)
Pressure (hPa) Wave Period
(seconds)
Wave Height
(metres)
blue marker Gascogne 14 9 72 S 17 1,023 8 3.3
blue marker K1 14 12 13 89 S 34 997 9 7.2
blue marker K2 12 9 12 84 S 19 991 9 7.3
blue marker M6 11 9 11 88 SSW 26 983 9 7.7
blue marker Brittany 14 11 83 SSW 26 1,013 8 4.8
blue marker Pap SW 13 990
blue marker K7 9 6 10 79 SSE 26 1,004 8 3.1

South Coast

Type Location Weather Air Temp.
(°C)
Dew Pt. Temp.
(°C)
Sea Temp.
(°C)
Humidity (%) Wind speed &
direction (knots)
Visibility
(n.miles)
Pressure (hPa) Wave Period
(seconds)
Wave Height
(metres)
orange marker Culdrose Cloudy 12 10 91 S 17 6 1,014
orange marker Mount Batten Overcast 11 10 91 S 21 3 1,016
orange marker Bournemouth Airport Overcast 11 9 87 SSW 9 8 1,019
orange marker Guernsey Cloudy 11 9 92 S 13 16 1,020
orange marker Jersey Cloudy 10 9 91 S 11 7 1,020
blue marker L4 12 10 88 1,016
blue marker E1 13 11 87 S 22 1,016 7 2.6
blue marker Channel Lightship 12 9 12 83 S 23 5 1,019 8 2.1
blue marker Seven Stones 13 11 12 88 S 31 1,013 10 3.7
blue marker Greenwich Light Vessel 11 9 12 84 SSW 21 10 1,021 8 1.3

West Coast

Type Location Weather Air Temp.
(°C)
Dew Pt. Temp.
(°C)
Sea Temp.
(°C)
Humidity (%) Wind speed &
direction (knots)
Visibility
(n.miles)
Pressure (hPa) Wave Period
(seconds)
Wave Height
(metres)
orange marker Belfast International Airport Overcast 11 8 82 SSE 21 8 1,002
orange marker Roches Point Mist 12 10 87 S 35 3 1,002
orange marker Valentia Observatory Heavy rain 10 9 93 S 19 1 996
orange marker Malin Head Cloudy 11 8 80 SSE 23 7 997
orange marker Belmullet Light rain 12 10 88 SSW 39 1 991
orange marker South Uist Range Overcast 10 8 84 SSE 41 5 995
orange marker Stornoway Cloudy 10 5 75 SSE 24 12 999
orange marker Tiree Overcast 10 8 87 SSE 33 3 997
orange marker Campbeltown Airport Overcast 11 9 90 SSE 30 6 1,002
orange marker Islay Airport Overcast 11 9 89 SSE 24 7 1,001
orange marker St. Bees Head Overcast 7 6 90 SE 23 10 1,009
orange marker Ronaldsway Overcast 11 9 91 S 19 5 1,008
orange marker Valley Overcast 10 9 90 SSE 28 6 1,009
orange marker Crosby Overcast 8 6 84 SSE 15 14 1,012
blue marker K5 10 9 10 93 SE 36 981 8 6.8
blue marker M2 12 88 S 31 1,005
blue marker M3 12 12 93 SSW 25 997 8 6.4
blue marker M5 12 12 87 S 29 1,007 6 3.9
– = No data

Latest marine observations

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