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  • 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 Sunny intervals 14 12 89 NNE 10 5 1,021
orange marker Manston Cloudy 14 12 91 N 8 4 1,020
orange marker Sule Skerry 8 7 95 SE 16 1,025
orange marker Lerwick (S. Screen) Overcast 8 7 95 S 14 7 1,028
orange marker Kirkwall Overcast 8 8 99 SSE 15 < 1 1,027
orange marker Lossiemouth Fog 10 9 95 NE 4 < 1 1,026
orange marker Wick John O Groats Airport Cloudy 8 7 91 SE 13 4 1,026
orange marker Aberdeen Airport Overcast 8 7 90 S 12 5 1,028
orange marker Leuchars Overcast 9 7 90 SE 6 7 1,028
orange marker Boulmer Overcast 9 8 94 E 4 4 1,028
orange marker Donna Nook Overcast 9 9 97 N 16 4 1,025
orange marker Weybourne Sunny day 13 11 86 NNE 10 7 1,023
blue marker F3 14 11 12 84 NE 14 1,020 6 0.7
blue marker Sandettie 12 NNW 9 1,020 6 0.5

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 17 16 93 N 3 1,017 7 1.1
blue marker K1 13 11 13 91 N 12 1,023 8 1.5
blue marker K2 13 11 13 90 WSW 7 1,023 8 2
blue marker M6 11 12 WNW 21 1,023 6 3
blue marker Brittany 14 13 91 NE 10 1,020 6 1.6
blue marker Pap N 10 1,024
blue marker K7 8 8 10 99 S 16 1,025 10 3.2

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 Overcast 15 13 87 E 4 4 1,020
orange marker Mount Batten Cloudy 16 11 73 E 7 7 1,020
orange marker Bournemouth Airport Overcast 13 11 88 NNE 8 5 1,021
orange marker Guernsey Overcast 12 11 92 NE 7 2 1,020
orange marker Jersey Overcast 13 11 91 NE 6 2 1,019
blue marker E1 13 11 88 E 15 1,021 7 0.5
blue marker Channel Lightship 12 10 12 89 NNE 9 5 1,021 7 0.4
blue marker Seven Stones 13 12 12 91 NE 7 5 1,021 11 1.5
blue marker Greenwich Light Vessel 12 11 11 96 NNE 10 2 1,020 6 0.3

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 Sunny day 14 9 72 E 7 13 1,024
orange marker Roches Point 13 9 74 NNW 4 14 1,022
orange marker Valentia Observatory Mist 11 11 96 N 4 4 1,023
orange marker Malin Head 15 10 71 E 6 6 1,023
orange marker Belmullet 14 11 82 WSW 10 8 1,023
orange marker South Uist Range Sunny day 15 10 72 S 20 14 1,023
orange marker Stornoway Sunny day 12 9 80 S 7 15 1,024
orange marker Tiree Sunny day 12 9 85 SSE 13 7 1,024
orange marker Campbeltown Airport Sunny day 14 9 76 ESE 15 11 1,024
orange marker Islay Airport Sunny day 14 10 72 ESE 13 8 1,024
orange marker St. Bees Head Sunny day 14 11 79 N 4 14 1,025
orange marker Ronaldsway Sunny day 16 7 53 ENE 12 21 1,024
orange marker Valley Cloudy 14 9 70 NE 7 21 1,023
orange marker Crosby Cloudy 15 7 61 E 7 21 1,024
blue marker K5 10 9 10 89 S 13 1,019 8 3.3
blue marker M2 11 90 ENE 14 1,023 3 0.6
blue marker M3 12 13 93 N 10 1,023 9 2.2
blue marker M4 12 100 SW 6 1,023
blue marker M5 12 12 90 NE 10 1,022 4 0.6
– = No data

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