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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 Cloudy 23 17 69 S 6 16 1,014
orange marker Manston Sunny intervals 23 13 52 SW 8 18 1,014
orange marker Sule Skerry 13 12 94 SSW 19 1,010
orange marker Lerwick (S. Screen) Cloudy 13 11 91 SSW 6 24 1,010
orange marker Kirkwall Overcast 14 12 86 S 7 9 1,011
orange marker Lossiemouth Cloudy 17 11 68 WSW 12 16 1,012
orange marker Aberdeen Airport Mist 15 14 96 E 4 4 1,012
orange marker Leuchars Overcast 20 12 62 WSW 13 26 1,011
orange marker Boulmer Cloudy 20 14 71 SW 7 16 1,012
orange marker Donna Nook Sunny intervals 19 14 75 E 6 16 1,014
orange marker Weybourne Cloudy 21 13 61 SE 6 24 1,014
blue marker F3 18 16 19 89 SSE 6 1,014 5 0.2
blue marker Sandettie 19 16 19 82 SW 8 10 1,015 5 0.1

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 Gascogne 20 18 84 N 12 1,016 5 1.1
blue marker K1 17 13 18 79 NNW 9 1,021 4 1.2
blue marker K2 16 16 17 95 W 11 1,020 5 1.1
blue marker M6 15 15 15 99 SW 9 1,019 5 1.1
blue marker Brittany 19 18 93 N 10 1,018 5 1.2
blue marker Pap NNW 5 1,023
blue marker K7 13 13 13 96 SSW 17 1,008 7 0.8

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 20 16 80 N 10 12 1,017
orange marker Mount Batten Overcast 19 16 84 SW 3 16 1,016
orange marker Bournemouth Airport Overcast 22 12 52 WSW 7 14 1,015
orange marker Guernsey Sunny intervals 19 13 64 NE 4 24 1,016
orange marker Jersey Sunny day 20 11 57 NNE 6 24 1,016
blue marker L4 17 16 93 1,016
blue marker E1 20 17 83 W 5 1,017 6 0.4
blue marker Channel Lightship 18 15 87 W 4 10 1,017 8 0.4
blue marker Seven Stones 18 15 19 84 N 12 1,018 6 0.8
blue marker Greenwich Light Vessel 18 16 18 89 WNW 9 2 1,015 6 0.2

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 Cloudy 17 12 75 W 5 26 1,015
orange marker Roches Point Cloudy 20 14 68 SSW 10 21 1,017
orange marker Valentia Observatory Sunny day 16 13 83 NW 10 21 1,019
orange marker Malin Head Mist 16 15 94 SW 14 3 1,014
orange marker Belmullet Mist 15 15 99 W 8 1 1,017
orange marker South Uist Range Overcast 14 14 98 WSW 11 5 1,011
orange marker Stornoway Overcast 14 13 91 SSW 16 26 1,010
orange marker Tiree Mist 15 15 99 SW 9 < 1 1,013
orange marker Campbeltown Airport Cloudy 14 13 94 - -192 3 1,015
orange marker Islay Airport Cloudy 14 14 99 WSW 9 1 1,015
orange marker St. Bees Head Overcast 15 13 86 WSW 10 18 1,015
orange marker Ronaldsway Cloudy 16 13 82 SW 8 21 1,015
orange marker Valley Overcast 16 12 77 SW 6 24 1,016
orange marker Crosby Overcast 16 13 82 WNW 8 26 1,016
blue marker K5 13 13 13 98 SW 15 1,006 5 1.8
– = No data

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