Tides for Worthing


Inshore Waters Forecast

The inshore waters forecast issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

For coastal areas up to 12 miles offshore from Monday 18 August 2014 at 1800 UTC until Tuesday 19 August 2014 at 1800 UTC

General Situation at 1800 UTC on Mon 18 Aug 2014

The strong northerly or northwesterly airflow currently affecting the United Kingdom should gradually ease during the next few days.

Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times in western Moray Firth. Moderate in shelter, otherwise rough. Squally showers. Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook:  Northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later. Moderate or rough. Showers. Mainly good.

Rattray Head to Berwick upon Tweed - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times in shelter. Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough. Squally showers. Mainly good.

Outlook:  Northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 towards Rattray Head, decreasing 3 or 4 later. Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough. Showers. Good.

Berwick upon Tweed to Whitby - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times. Moderate or rough. Squally showers. Mainly good.

Outlook:  Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing 3 later. Moderate or rough. Showers. Good.

Whitby to Gibraltar Point - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times. Moderate or rough. Squally showers. Mainly good.

Outlook:  Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing 3 later. Moderate, occasionally rough in north. Showers. Good.

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Westerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time. Moderate, occasionally rough at first, in north, slight or moderate in south. Showers. Mainly good.

Outlook:  Northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 later. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

North Foreland to Selsey Bill - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Outlook:  Westerly veering northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first. Slight, occasionally moderate at first. Showers. Good.

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwest backing west later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Outlook:  West or northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times. Slight, occasionally moderate at first. Showers. Good.

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in Lyme Bay. Slight, occasionally moderate in far west. Showers. Good.

Outlook:  North or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first. Slight, occasionally moderate in far west. Showers. Good.

Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in east. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Outlook:  Northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times. Slight, occasionally moderate in west. Showers. Good.

St Davids Head to Great Orme Head including St Georges Channel - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later. Mainly moderate. Showers. Good.

Outlook:  Northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Great Orme Head to the Mull of Galloway - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 at times later. Moderate becoming slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Outlook:  Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in Liverpool Bay. Slight or moderate, becoming slight. Showers. Good.

Isle of Man - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5 later. Moderate, becoming slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Outlook:  Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing 3 at times later. Slight or mod. Showers. Good.

Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwesterly backing westerly for a time, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times. Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate. Showers. Mainly good.

Outlook:  Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in North Channel. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and North Channel - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: Northwesterly backing westerly for a time, 5 or 6. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in far north. Showers. Mainly good.

Outlook:  Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in North Channel. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times. Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate. Showers. Mainly good.

Outlook:  North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing west 3 or 4 later. Slight or moderate. Showers, rain later. Mainly good.

The Minch - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times. Slight or moderate in south, moderate or rough in north. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook:  North 5 or 6, backing northwest, then becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5. Slight or moderate in south, moderate or rough in north. Showers, rain later. Good, occasionally moderate.

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath - Strong winds are forecast

24 hour forecast: North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times. Moderate or rough. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook:  North 5 or 6, backing northwest, then becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5. Moderate or rough. Showers, rain later. Good, occasionally moderate.

Channel Islands

24 hour forecast: Northwest 4, locally 5 in the north at first, locally 3 at times on Tuesday. Slight to moderate. Isolated showers. Good.

Outlook:  Northwest to west 3, locally 4 at first. Slight. Isolated showers. Good.


Shipping forecast

The shipping forecast issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, on Monday 18 August 2014 at 1625 UTC

There are warnings of gales in Viking, North Utsire, South Utsire, Forties, Fisher, German Bight.


The General synopsis at midday

Low southern Norway 987 expected southern Sweden 990 by midday tomorrow. New low expected 150 miles west of Fitzroy 1014 by same time

The area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Viking, North Utsire, South Utsire, East Forties

Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8. Rough or very rough. Squally showers. Good, occasionally moderate

West Forties, Cromarty, Forth, Tyne, Dogger

Northwesterly 5 to 7. Rough. Squally showers. Mainly good

Fisher

Northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8. Rough or very rough. Squally showers. Good, occasionally moderate

German Bight

Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in northeast. Rough or very rough. Squally showers. Good, occasionally moderate

Humber, Thames

Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times in west. Moderate or rough. Showers. Mainly good

Dover, Wight, Portland

West or northwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good

Plymouth, North Biscay

Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good

South Biscay

Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in southwest. Slight, occasionally moderate in west. Mainly fair. Good

Trafalgar (Issued 2315 UTC Sun 17 Aug)

Easterly 6 to gale 8 at first in southeast, otherwise northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5. Moderate or rough at first in southeast, otherwise moderate. Fair. Good

FitzRoy

Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times in far southeast. Moderate or rough. Showers, mainly in southwest. Mainly good

Sole

Northerly backing northwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east. Moderate, occasionally rough in west. Showers, mainly in east. Good

Lundy, Fastnet

Northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good

Irish Sea

Northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 at times. Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate. Showers. Good

Shannon

Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time in northeast. Moderate or rough. Showers, mainly in northeast. Good

Rockall, Malin

Northwest veering north 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first. Moderate or rough. Showers. Good

Hebrides, Bailey

North 5 or 6. Moderate or rough. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate

Fair Isle, East Faeroes

North or northwest 5 to 7. Rough or very rough. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate

West Faeroes, East South-east Iceland

Northerly 5 or 6. Moderate or rough. Showers. Good

West South-east Iceland

Variable 3 or 4. Slight or moderate. Fair. Good