Marine Forecast Texts for METAREA I
UK, Northwest European, Baltic Waters and High Seas

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Internet links to UK, Northwest European andScandinavian Waters, High Seas. Most are broadcast under the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) marine weather and some other forecasts for METAREA I, the eastern Atlantic north of 48 deg N and the Baltic.

Related pages


Links to forecasts

UK High Seas, Offshore Sea Areas and Inshore waters

UK Met Office Marine page

List of printable versions for easier reading.

These cannot be used for access by email using Saildocs.

The links below are from the excellent Met Office Mobile service.

Also

Actual reports around UK coasts --- Updated hourly.

Alternative, for faster links from the IMO/WMO JCOMM site[

NOTE These three texts cannot be obtaineed using the Sailmail text retrieval service. Use the Met Office Shippig Forecast texts above.


For detailed charts of wind and sea state see Meso-scale GRIB services

Sone od these forecasts can also be found on the BBC Site


Irish Coastal waters

Met Éirean Home page


The Netherlands


Jersey Met Office

Forcast for Jersey sea areas --- Area bounded by 50°N, 3°W and the French Coast. Issued by Jersey Met Dept.

French Sea and Coastal areas forecasts

Météo-France Marine Home page

Inshore Forecasts (Bullétins Cotiere)

Offshore forecasts(9Bull etins au large)

NOTE All these texts can be bookmarked. Howeverm in totally irresponsible move, Météo France does not now allow any of these to be obtaineed using the Sailmail text retrieval service. The only way these texts can be obtained is by using the rather clumsy and restrictive Météo France Navimail service..

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Norway, Faeroes and Iceland

The Norwegian Met Service Marine Home page


Miscellaneous Norwegian pages



Icelandic Met Service Home page

For detailed charts of wind and sea state see Meso-scale GRIB services


Germany

German Met Service, DWD Home page

Only two forecasts can be bookmarked and These download as PDF files'



Otherwise, you will have to navigate try the Geramn Weather site. Some forecasts are not available on the English language pages. Good luck!
Index for all DWD marine forecasts
Select North Sea and Baltic
Then choose from

  • coastal weather - Inshore Waters
  • forecasts wind - Wind Forecast Geraman Bight and Ostsee in German - hit the German flag to see
  • weather report - Sea Areas Forecast for Baltic and North Sea, 24 hour forecast and outlook
  • forecasts 3 days - Grid point winds in tabular layout
  • observations - Actual S Baltic, N Sea and N British Isles
  • spec. observations - N Sea coastal reports last 3 hours
  • medium range - 5 day outlook for N Sea and Baltic

Sweden

, Swedish Met Servic Home pagee

For detailed charts of wind and sea state see Meso-scale GRIB services

Heights relate to average sea levels.


Denmark

Danish Meteorological Institute Home page

For detailed charts of wind and sea state see Meso-scale GRIB services


Finland

 Finnish Met Service Home page

For detailed charts of wind and sea state see Meso-scale GRIB services

Heights relate to average sea levels.


Baltic States and Poland

  • Estonia ---Baltic sea area texts, Vector wind charts,Current and Sea level forecasts, Coastal actual rports. All in English.
  • Latvia --- pictorial, no texts
  • Lithuania - Short period marine forecast in text
  • Poland --- Graphical, impressive but not very useful output from UK Global model and USN COAMPS

For more Baltic links go to my page Baltic Forecast Sources For detailed charts of wind and sea state see Meso-scale GRIB services


3-Day forecasts for English Channel, Irish sea to Gibraltar and Canary Isles

Go to the DWD Index page.
Hit the Union Flag, if necessary. Then Mediterranean Sea, then East Atlantic.


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