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On this page: Weather, Tides, Inshore waters forecast, Shipping forecast.

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Inshore waters forecast

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

Issued at 11:00 on Wednesday 10 December 2014.

A very deep depression will gradually fill as it moves eastwards to the north of Scotland. Another area of low pressure will move northeastwards across the United Kingdom during Thursday night and Friday.

24 hour forecast:

Wind West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
Weather Showers.
Visibility Good.
Sea state Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind West backing southwest 7 to severe gale 9, veering northwest 5 to 7 later.
Weather Squally showers, then occasional rain.
Visibility Mainly good, becoming moderate or poor later.
Sea state Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough later.

Shipping forecast

General synopsis

Issued at 0600 on Wednesday 10 December 2014.

Low Southeast Iceland 952 expected Norwegian Basin 956 by 0600 tomorrow

Gale warnings: Viking, North Utsire, South Utsire, Forties, Cromarty, Forth, Tyne, Dogger, Fisher, German Bight, Humber, Thames, Dover, Wight, Portland, Plymouth, Sole, Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea, Shannon, Rockall, Malin, Hebrides, Bailey, Fair Isle, Faeroes, Southeast Iceland

Area forecast: Thames, Dover, Wight

Wind West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
Weather Showers.
Visibility Moderate or good
Sea state Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later.

Wight forecast

Wind West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
Weather Showers.
Visibility Moderate or good.
Sea state Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later.