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Here we provide links to weather information generated and held elsewhere on the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for actual or forecast information acquired through these links.

We have used all of these sources from time to time, and have sometimes found them useful in helping build up a picture of what is happening and what might happen in the future. As with all such information, we use it with due discretion and remind you to do the same.

The Windguru web site was set up with sailing in mind, and offers 7-day forecasts at many coastal locations.

Go straight to the forecasts for some of these locations -








and Ramsgate

- by clicking on the map.

Current Local Conditions

- listed North to South:

Lowestoft (Royal Norfolk & Suffolk YC)

Slaughden SC

RNLI at Walton Pier

Brightlingsea Harbour

West Mersea - Dabchicks SC

Blackwater SC


Thorpe Bay YC

Isle of Sheppey SC


Local Coastal Forecasts:

Wash to Harwich (BBC)

Thames Estuary (BBC)

Current Conditions

- Wider Area:

UK wind speed/direction (now & forecast) - XC Weather

Weather Web (various types of info)

Rainfall map - UK Met Office

UK Met Office Observations

National Forecasts:

Inshore waters Forecast - UK Met Office

Shipping Forecast - UK Met Office

Synoptic Charts (current to +84 hours) - UK Met Office

Synoptic Charts (current to +120 hours) - Frank Singleton

Weatherweb forecasts

3-5 day extended outlook BBC/MCA