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Weather & Tides 

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

QUICK START – for the new free Pro2 precision weather forecaster:

1 - Click “Play” to get a six-day wind forecast for the default area

2 - Change the forecast area by using the pan and zoom functions on the left of the interface

3 - “Display Mode”: Choose single or group mode, to get one forecast type or multiple forecast types

4 - “Forecasts”: Select forecast types here: Wind, Pressure, Precipitation and Air Temperature 

5 - Click “Play” to get your chosen forecast - click "Stop" before making a new selection.

6 - Click the meteogram icon, then double-click anywhere on the map for a precise graphical forecast

There’s a full user guide here, and a video demonstration here.

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Weather for Southampton Airport

72 hour forecast

Sat 23 August 2014
19:00 16°
61F
WNW WNW 6kt Light rain 0.54mm Pressure: 1016mb Wave height: 0.7m
Wave direction: W Wave period: 4.00s
22:00 11°
52F
NW NW 5kt No rain 0.00mm Pressure: 1018mb Wave height: 0.7m
Wave direction: WSW Wave period: 4.00s
Sun 24 August 2014
01:00
48F
NW NW 4kt No rain 0.00mm Pressure: 1018mb Wave height: 0.6m
Wave direction: WSW Wave period: 4.00s
04:00
45F
NW NW 4kt No rain 0.00mm Pressure: 1019mb Wave height: 0.4m
Wave direction: WSW Wave period: 4.00s
07:00
47F
NW NW 2kt No rain 0.00mm Pressure: 1019mb Wave height: 0.3m
Wave direction: WSW Wave period: 4.00s
10:00 16°
62F
WSW WSW 3kt No rain 0.00mm Pressure: 1019mb Wave height: 0.2m
Wave direction: WSW Wave period: 4.00s
13:00 19°
66F
SSW SSW 6kt No rain 0.00mm Pressure: 1018mb Wave height: 0.2m
Wave direction: WSW Wave period: 4.00s
16:00 19°
66F
SSW SSW 8kt No rain 0.00mm Pressure: 1017mb Wave height: 0.3m
Wave direction: SW Wave period: 2.00s
19:00 13°
56F
SW SW 6kt Light rain 0.26mm Pressure: 1017mb Wave height: 0.2m
Wave direction: SW Wave period: 3.00s
22:00 10°
51F
S S 4kt Light rain 0.19mm Pressure: 1016mb Wave height: 0.2m
Wave direction: SW Wave period: 3.00s
Mon 25 August 2014
01:00 11°
52F
S S 5kt Light rain 0.15mm Pressure: 1015mb Wave height: 0.3m
Wave direction: S Wave period: 2.00s
04:00 13°
55F
SSE SSE 6kt Light rain 1.24mm Pressure: 1013mb Wave height: 0.5m
Wave direction: SSW Wave period: 3.00s
07:00 14°
57F
SSE SSE 7kt Light rain 0.86mm Pressure: 1010mb Wave height: 0.8m
Wave direction: SSW Wave period: 4.00s
10:00 15°
59F
SSE SSE 9kt Medium rain 5.40mm Pressure: 1009mb Wave height: 1.2m
Wave direction: SSW Wave period: 5.00s
13:00 16°
60F
SSE SSE 9kt Medium rain 8.10mm Pressure: 1006mb Wave height: 1.7m
Wave direction: SSW Wave period: 6.00s
16:00 17°
63F
S S 10kt Medium rain 8.96mm Pressure: 1002mb Wave height: 1.9m
Wave direction: SSW Wave period: 6.00s
19:00 17°
63F
SW SW 8kt Light rain 4.88mm Pressure: 1000mb Wave height: 1.8m
Wave direction: SW Wave period: 6.00s
22:00 15°
59F
WSW WSW 6kt Light rain 0.11mm Pressure: 1001mb Wave height: 1.6m
Wave direction: SW Wave period: 6.00s

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Tides for Southampton

Sat 23 August 2014 LW 02:46 1.4m HW 11:33 4.2m LW 15:09 1.4m HW 21:51 4.2m
Sun 24 August 2014 LW 03:31 1.1m HW 10:37 4.3m LW 15:53 1.2m HW 22:27 4.3m
Mon 25 August 2014 LW 04:13 0.9m HW 11:01 4.4m LW 16:33 1.0m HW 23:04 4.4m
Tue 26 August 2014 LW 04:52 0.8m HW 11:35 4.4m LW 17:11 1.0m HW 23:39 4.4m
Wed 27 August 2014 LW 05:27 0.8m HW 12:07 4.5m LW 17:42 1.0m
Thu 28 August 2014 HW 00:09 4.4m LW 05:56 0.9m HW 12:31 4.5m LW 18:07 1.0m
Fri 29 August 2014 HW 00:36 4.4m LW 06:18 0.9m HW 12:57 4.5m LW 18:31 1.0m
Sat 30 August 2014 HW 01:08 4.5m LW 06:45 0.9m HW 13:29 4.5m LW 19:03 1.0m
Sun 31 August 2014 HW 01:45 4.4m LW 07:20 1.0m HW 14:09 4.5m LW 19:42 1.1m
Mon 01 September 2014 HW 02:29 4.4m LW 08:01 1.1m HW 14:55 4.4m LW 20:27 1.3m
Tue 02 September 2014 HW 03:19 4.2m LW 08:50 1.4m HW 15:49 4.2m LW 21:22 1.6m
Wed 03 September 2014 HW 04:18 4.0m LW 09:52 1.8m HW 16:53 4.0m LW 22:40 1.8m
Thu 04 September 2014 HW 05:35 3.8m LW 11:26 2.0m HW 19:33 4.0m
Fri 05 September 2014 LW 00:16 1.8m HW 08:16 4.0m LW 13:00 1.8m HW 20:25 4.2m
Sat 06 September 2014 LW 01:38 1.5m HW 09:05 4.3m LW 14:09 1.5m HW 21:00 4.4m
Sun 07 September 2014 LW 02:36 1.0m HW 09:35 4.5m LW 15:01 1.0m HW 21:35 4.6m
Mon 08 September 2014 LW 03:25 0.6m HW 10:05 4.7m LW 15:48 0.6m HW 22:14 4.8m
Tue 09 September 2014 LW 04:10 0.3m HW 10:42 4.9m LW 16:33 0.3m HW 22:55 4.9m
Wed 10 September 2014 LW 04:53 0.1m HW 11:24 4.9m LW 17:15 0.2m HW 23:38 4.9m
Thu 11 September 2014 LW 05:34 0.1m HW 12:07 4.8m LW 17:56 0.3m
Fri 12 September 2014 HW 00:22 4.8m LW 06:16 0.3m HW 12:53 4.7m LW 18:37 0.5m
Sat 13 September 2014 HW 01:09 4.6m LW 06:57 0.5m HW 13:42 4.6m LW 19:19 0.8m
Sun 14 September 2014 HW 02:02 4.4m LW 07:39 0.9m HW 16:14 4.5m LW 20:03 1.1m
Mon 15 September 2014 HW 04:20 4.2m LW 08:26 1.4m HW 16:21 4.2m LW 20:53 1.5m
Tue 16 September 2014 HW 04:37 4.0m LW 09:24 1.8m HW 16:52 4.0m LW 21:58 1.9m
Wed 17 September 2014 HW 05:20 3.9m LW 10:35 2.1m HW 17:37 3.8m LW 23:14 2.0m
Thu 18 September 2014 HW 06:12 3.7m LW 11:51 2.2m HW 18:32 3.7m
Fri 19 September 2014 LW 00:25 2.0m HW 09:09 3.8m LW 12:57 2.1m HW 19:35 3.7m
Sat 20 September 2014 LW 01:26 1.8m HW 10:10 4.0m LW 13:54 1.8m HW 22:29 4.0m
Sun 21 September 2014 LW 02:18 1.5m HW 10:55 4.2m LW 14:42 1.5m HW 21:23 4.1m

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Inshore waters forecast

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

Issued at 17:00 on Saturday 23 August 2014.

A ridge of high pressure will move eastwards across the United Kingdom during this evening, tonight and tomorrow before Atlantic fronts approach southwestern areas later tomorrow and into Monday.

24 hour forecast:

Wind West or northwest 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or less, then southwest 3 or 4 later.
Weather Showers then fair.
Visibility Good.
Sea state Slight, occasionally moderate at first.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind Southwest 3 backing south or southeast 4 or 5, then veering south or southwest 5 or 6 later.
Weather Fair then rain.
Visibility Good, becoming moderate or poor.
Sea state Slight becoming moderate.

Shipping forecast

General synopsis

Issued at midday on Saturday 23 August 2014.

Low southern Norway 1002 expected southern Sweden with little change by midday tomorrow. High southwest Fitzroy 1023 dissipating

Gale warnings:

Area forecast: South German Bight, Humber, Thames, Dover, Wight

Wind Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, becoming variable 3 or 4 except in south German Bight.
Weather Showers.
Visibility Good
Sea state Slight or moderate.

Wight forecast

Wind Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, then becoming variable 3 or 4.
Weather Showers.
Visibility Good.
Sea state Slight or moderate.