Travel and Weather Information

Please find to the right a combined Twitter list created by us featuring tweets from a number of sources with travel and weather information which will hopefully help with your journey.

Our list features the official Tweets from:

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Marine Weather

The shipping forecast is compiled by the UK Meteorological Office (Met Office) and is issued on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The forecast is issued four times a day at 2300, 0500, 1100 and 1700 UTC and covers a period of 24 hours from 0000, 0600, 1200 and 1800 UTC respectively.

The forecast contains details of gale warnings in force, a general synopsis and sea-area forecasts containing forecast wind direction and force, weather and visibility. Gale warnings are issued as required throughout the day (for winds of Gale Force 8 or more).

  • The latest Shipping Forecast from the Met Office is available here

Weather bulletins for shipping are broadcast daily on BBC Radio 4 at the following times:

  • 0048 and 0520 (long wave and FM)
  • 1201 and 1754 (normally long wave only)

The Shipping forecast is also available to UK residents to listen to online via the BBC iPlayer.


Current and Forecast Wind – from Windy.com


Cloud and Rain Рfrom Windy.com