Marine Forecast Texts for METAREA II
Atlantic coasts of France. Spain, Portugal and High Seas

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Internet links to forecasts for the Atlantic coasts of France. Spain, Portugal and High Seas. Most are broadcast under the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) marine weather and some other forecasts for METAREA II, The eastern Atlantic south of 48 deg N.

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"Official" texts of NAVTEX forecasts for METAREA II cannot currently be book marked.


NOTE With a tablet it is easy to use the Météo France App for all marine forecasts and warnings (BMS)

Météo France Marine forecasts

Inshore Forecasts (Bullétins Cotiere)

Offshore forecasts(Bullet9ns au large)

NOTE All these texts can be bookmarked but are not accessible using the Saildocs text retrieval service.


The Spanish Met Service Home page

Coastal forecasts

NOTE - Coastal forecasts include reports of actual weather. Outlooks may be for one or two days depending on time of issue
All in Spanish


Home page – English version This very comprehensive site has pages on sea state, temperatures and ocean/tidal currents.

High seas Forecasts – in English, (Inmarsat/NAVTEX areas.)

Coastal forecasts to 20 miles offshore.

3-Day forecasts and actual reports for Biscay to Gibraltar and the Canary Isles

English Channel to Gibraltar Synopsis & 3-day "Grid point" forecats

This includes waters around the British Isles as well as Biscay, Madeira, the Canaries etc.

Sea surface temperatures

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