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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 Heavy shower night 5 2 85 W 16 2 989 N/A N/A
orange marker Manston Cloudy 4 2 83 SW 9 21 990 N/A N/A
orange marker Sule Skerry (Maws) 6 2 78 W 17 < 1 975 N/A N/A
orange marker Lerwick (S. Screen) Light shower night 2 2 95 SSW 4 3 973 N/A N/A
orange marker Kirkwall Clear night 3 1 88 WSW 12 24 975 N/A N/A
orange marker Lossiemouth Clear night 0 -3 83 SW 9 21 979 N/A N/A
orange marker Wick John O Groats Airport Light rain 0 -1 92 WSW 12 2 977 N/A N/A
orange marker Aberdeen Airport Clear night 1 -3 71 W 5 26 979 N/A N/A
orange marker Leuchars Partly cloudy night 0 -1 94 WSW 13 21 981 N/A N/A
orange marker Boulmer Partly cloudy night 3 -1 76 W 18 26 981 N/A N/A
orange marker Donna Nook Cloudy 2 1 92 S 4 13 986 N/A N/A
orange marker Weybourne Overcast 3 1 86 SW 15 26 986 N/A N/A
blue marker F3 7 1 9 69 WSW 25 N/A 989 6 1.1

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 K1 12 5 14 63 W 26 N/A 1,013 10 8.4
blue marker K2 9 7 12 88 W 31 N/A 1,005 10 9
blue marker M6 7 5 88 WNW 40 N/A 1,002 11 9.9

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 Partly cloudy night 7 1 69 WNW 17 9 1,002 N/A N/A
orange marker Mount Batten Clear night 6 1 73 WNW 19 8 1,000 N/A N/A
orange marker Bournemouth Airport Partly cloudy night 5 2 79 W 17 18 994 N/A N/A
orange marker Guernsey Cloudy 8 -1 55 WNW 32 6 1,000 N/A N/A
orange marker Jersey Cloudy 8 - WNW 36 2 1,000 N/A N/A
blue marker Channel Lightship 9 3 12 64 WNW 45 5 1,000 8 4
blue marker Seven Stones 9 3 12 65 WNW 36 10 1,003 10 5.6
blue marker Greenwich Light Vessel 8 3 11 70 W 35 10 993 7 2.3

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 1 1 98 SW 10 14 987 N/A N/A
orange marker Roches Point Clear night 5 1 76 W 19 18 998 N/A N/A
orange marker Valentia Observatory Partly cloudy night 7 1 63 WNW 25 7 1,000 N/A N/A
orange marker Malin Head Mist 6 0 69 WNW 12 3 985 N/A N/A
orange marker Belmullet Heavy shower night 5 2 85 WNW 19 3 991 N/A N/A
orange marker South Uist Range Overcast 5 2 81 WNW 26 11 980 N/A N/A
orange marker Stornoway Cloudy 1 0 94 SW 9 24 978 N/A N/A
orange marker Tiree Light shower night 4 2 86 WNW 12 12 982 N/A N/A
orange marker Campbeltown Airport Cloudy 4 1 83 W 21 14 984 N/A N/A
orange marker Islay Airport Cloudy 4 1 81 WNW 16 10 984 N/A N/A
orange marker St. Bees Head Cloudy 4 1 80 WNW 23 16 986 N/A N/A
orange marker Ronaldsway Light shower night 5 2 81 W 17 13 987 N/A N/A
orange marker Valley Cloudy 5 1 76 W 28 18 990 N/A N/A
orange marker Crosby Cloudy 6 2 76 W 30 7 988 N/A N/A

Latest marine observations

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