Marine

All the best of marine forecasts for the UK, mainland Europe as well as GRIB files available for anywhere in the world.

SEA AREAS

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/marine/shipping-forecast
Met. Office Shipping – Mobile
http://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/fp/fpuk71.egrr..txt
UK Shipping Forecast
http://weather.gmdss.org/I.html
High Seas Metarea 1
http://weather.gmdss.org/II.html
High Seas Metarea 2
http://weather.gmdss.org/I.html
GMDSS World Shipping
http://www.frisnit.com/navtex/
Live European Navtex
http://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/wo/wont54.egrr..txt
Storm Warnings
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qfvv/episodes/player
Listen to the BBC Shipping Forecast

INSHORE

https://www.bbc.com/weather/coast_and_sea/inshore_waters
BBC Sea and Coastal Waters
http://www.metcheck.com/HOBBIES/inshore.asp
Metcheck Inshore Forecast
http://www.weatherweb.net/uksail.htm
WeatherWeb Sailing Forecasts
https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/marine/inshore-waters-forecast
Met.Office Inshore Waters – Printable
http://www.met.ie/forecasts/sea-area.asp
Met.Eireann Inshore Waters
https://www.windfinder.com/#5/52.7150/-1.4072
Windfinder
https://www.windy.com/?54.169,-5.757,6,i:pressure
Windy.com
http://theyr.tv/cg/cna/I486928/F=js*L=CN*v*140107*11*NS*engl_London
Theyr.TV Wind Forecast

http://www.accuweather.com/ukie/sailing-forecast.asp
AccuWeather Inshore Forecast

SURFING / WAVE HEIGHTS

http://magicseaweed.com/
Magic Seaweed 6 day
http://www.windguru.cz/int/index.php?sc=71
Wind Guru
http://www.metcheck.com/HOBBIES/surfing.asp
Metcheck Surf
http://marine.meteoconsult.co.uk/shipping-forecast/british-isles/weather-forecast_british-isles_inshore-country_149.php
Meteo Consult Inshore

GFS and WW3

https://www.windyty.com/?54.559,-5.317,6

Windyty Global forecasts

http://www.xcweather.co.uk/
XCWeather with local reports –Mobile v2 – Mobile v1

http://www.windguru.cz/
Wind Guru 3 Day Forecast

http://www.passageweather.com/
Passage Weather – Mobile

http://www.oceanweather.com/data/NorthSea/index.html
Ocean Weather Wave heights

WINDY WIDGET

GLOBAL GRIBs

  • GRIB files are weather data files containing grided meteorological data
  • They require a GRIB file viewer to view the weather data (See FREEWARE below)
  • They are used to distribute weather information (usually mean wind speed and isobars)
  • Benefits are a small file size for transfering over mobile internet

SailDocs GRIB data e-mail query (at) saildocs.com 4 more info. 1 degree resolution to 7 days at 6hr intervals 25Kb

http://www.zygrib.org/
ZyGrib – Very detailed Grib file downloader/viewer – Highly Recommended

http://marine.meteoconsult.co.uk/map/shipping-forecast/grib-files.php
MeteoConsult Grib

http://www.globalmarinenet.com/free-grib-file-downloads/
GlobalMarine Wave Watch 3 GRIB 7 day forecast
http://www.saildocs.com/
Saildocs
http://62.148.188.51/GribData.aspx
GRIB dot US downloader/viewer

Synoptic, Wind and Wave Charts

All are listed on the Weather Charts page

TIDES


http://www.tidetimes.org.uk/
TideTimes UK

http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/EasyTide/EasyTide/SelectPort.aspx
UKHO 7 day Tide Tables

yr-no currents British Isles tidal currents by Norwegian Met.

http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/zones/:Europe/
Yearly tide tables by Xtide

http://www.ntslf.org/tides/predictions
Proudman Oceanographic Tides

http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/
Global Tides with iCal

http://www.visitmyharbour.com/tides/
Visit My Harbour

https://tides.willyweather.co.uk/
Willy Weather Tide

https://www.tide-forecast.com/countries/United-Kingdom?top100=yes
Tide-Forecast.com

OBSERVATIONS

http://www.xcweather.co.uk/
XCWeather with local reports –Mobile v2 – Mobile v1

https://cilpublic.cil.ie/metocean/MetOcean.aspx
MetOcean Irish Lights buoys

http://marine.ie/Home/site-area/data-services/real-time-observations/irish-weather-buoy-network
Met. Eirann Buoys
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/maps/United_Kingdom.shtml
NOAA Buoy data – Mobile

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/obs.shtml?lat=55.727110&lon=-7.031250&zoom=4&type=h&status=r&pgm=&op=&ls=false
NOAA Google Map – Google Earth KML

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/marine/observations
Met. Office Buoy Observations

http://www.wunderground.com/MAR/ukm.html
Weather Underground UK Buoy Observations
http://wavenet.cefas.co.uk/Map
CEEFAS Buoy Observations

http://www.dotet.co.uk/
Isle of Man Weather Stations

SST

http://www.surfline.com/weather-forecasts/ireland/west-ireland-sea-surface-temperature_2171/
Surfline SST
http://www.wunderground.com/MAR/ukm.html
WUnderground Sea Surface Temperature for Europe
http://www.windfinder.com/weather/water_surface_temperature_europe.htm
Windfinder Sea Surface Temperature for Europe
http://coastobs.pol.ac.uk/cobs/sat/
Irish Sea Surface Temperatures by Liverpool Bay Coastal Observatory

FREEWARE

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FREE ONLINE CHARTs

GRIB file downloader and viewer in one by GRIB.US
GRIB viewer ViewFax from SailMail (Requires you to create a folder to install the program into)
SeaLights Night Navigation Simulation Software
ZyGRIB is a great free GRIB file downloader and viewer

LINKS

In Your Footsteps Comprehensive Irish cruising guide and more
Visit My Harbour
Free navigation charts for harbours
UK Sail.com
Frank Singleton’s complete weather information for Sailors
Ant Veal’s Great British weather Links
Boats for sale on Yachting and Boating World