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Weather for Southampton Airport

72 hour forecast

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Tides for Southampton

Sat 20 December 2014 LW 02:36 1.3m HW 09:39 4.5m LW 15:01 1.1m HW 22:00 4.4m
Sun 21 December 2014 LW 03:23 1.1m HW 10:13 4.6m LW 15:48 0.8m HW 22:34 4.6m
Mon 22 December 2014 LW 04:09 0.9m HW 10:49 4.8m LW 16:33 0.6m HW 23:12 4.7m
Tue 23 December 2014 LW 04:54 0.7m HW 11:29 4.8m LW 17:18 0.5m HW 23:54 4.8m
Wed 24 December 2014 LW 05:39 0.7m HW 12:12 4.9m LW 18:02 0.5m
Thu 25 December 2014 HW 00:38 4.8m LW 06:24 0.7m HW 12:57 4.8m LW 18:47 0.5m
Fri 26 December 2014 HW 01:27 4.7m LW 07:10 0.8m HW 13:46 4.7m LW 19:33 0.7m
Sat 27 December 2014 HW 02:20 4.6m LW 07:59 1.0m HW 14:40 4.5m LW 20:23 1.0m
Sun 28 December 2014 HW 03:21 4.5m LW 08:53 1.3m HW 15:44 4.3m LW 21:21 1.3m
Mon 29 December 2014 HW 05:53 4.4m LW 09:56 1.6m HW 17:03 4.1m LW 22:27 1.5m
Tue 30 December 2014 HW 06:32 4.3m LW 11:09 1.7m HW 18:29 4.1m LW 23:41 1.6m
Wed 31 December 2014 HW 07:17 4.3m LW 12:23 1.7m HW 19:30 4.0m

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Inshore waters forecast

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

Issued at 05:00 on Wednesday 8 October 2014.

Low pressure will affect the United Kingdom during the next few days, maintaining unsettled and at times windy conditions.

24 hour forecast:

Wind South veering southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
Weather Thundery showers.
Visibility Moderate or good.
Sea state Moderate becoming rough.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind Southwest 6 to gale 8, veering west 4 or 5 later.
Weather Thundery showers.
Visibility Moderate or good.
Sea state Rough, occasionally very rough.

Shipping forecast

General synopsis

Issued at midnight on Wednesday 8 October 2014.

Low just west of Shannon 976 expected Fastnet 983 by midnight tonight. Lows Cromarty and South Utsire both 987 losing their identities by same time. New low expected Forties 986 by that time

Gale warnings: South Utsire, Forties, Dogger, Fisher, German Bight, Humber, Thames, Dover, Wight, Portland, Plymouth, Biscay, Fitzroy, Sole, Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea, Shannon, Rockall, Bailey, Faeroes, Southeast Iceland

Area forecast: Humber, Thames, Dover, Wight, Portland, Plymouth, Biscay

Wind South or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 at times.
Weather Rain or thundery showers.
Visibility Moderate or good
Sea state Moderate or rough, becoming very rough in west Portland, Plymouth and northwest Biscay.

Wight forecast

Wind South or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 at times.
Weather Rain or thundery showers.
Visibility Moderate or good.
Sea state Moderate or rough.