Fantasy Shipping Forecast

How it works

Using the daily 0048 Shipping Forecast from BBC Radio 4, we take the average of each gale force mentioned for an area to determine that area's score. Pick a dream team of five sea areas, and your team's score will be the average of the scores of those regions, both daily and weekly.

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If you're already playing and want to check on your team, enter its name below. (If you're playing a tournament against friends, you can enter a comma-separated list of team names instead, to get a leaderboard.)

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Built in March 2012 by Kevan Davis (@kevan)
See also: Radio 4b
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RegionToday's ForecastToday's ScoreWeekly Average
BaileyWest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times. Good.6.64.76
HebridesWest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times. Good.6.64.88
Fair IsleWesterly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later perhaps gale 8. Moderate or good.6.54.42
South-east IcelandCyclonic 5 or 6, becoming northerly 5 to 7 later, perhaps gale 8. In northwest, moderate or good. In southeast, good.6.24.63
FaeroesWesterly or southwesterly becoming cyclonic in north, 5 or 6 occasionally 7 in south. Moderate or good.64.5
RockallWesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north. Moderate or good.64.67
FitzRoyIn south, northerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east. In north, northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5. Moderate or good.5.84.9
TrafalgarNortherly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time in northeast, but westerly 4 or 5 in southeast. Moderate or good.5.85.29
MalinWesterly 5 or 6. Moderate or good.5.54.71
BiscayNorth or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first. Moderate or good.54.35
CromartyWesterly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. In south, good. In north, moderate or good.54.14
FisherNorthwesterly backing westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in far northeast. Good.54.07
ForthWesterly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. Good.54.07
South UtsireNorthwesterly backing westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southeast later. Good.54
TyneWesterly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. Moderate or good.54
WightNorth or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first. Good.54.66
FortiesIn northeast, northwesterly backing westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5. In southwest, westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. Moderate or good.4.83.9
DoverNorth 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time, becoming variable 4 later. Moderate or good.4.74.73
ThamesNorth 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time, becoming variable 4 later. Good.4.74.63
DoggerIn northwest, westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. In southeast, variable 4, becoming westerly 4 or 5 later. Good.4.63.95
FastnetNortherly or northwesterly 4 or 5. Good.4.54.28
German BightNortheast backing northwest 4 or 5. Moderate or good.4.54.15
Irish SeaWesterly or northwesterly 4 or 5. Moderate or good.4.54.35
LundyNortherly or northwesterly 4 or 5. Moderate or good.4.54.35
North UtsireNorthwesterly backing westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5. Good.4.53.85
PlymouthNorth or northwest 4 or 5. Good.4.54.28
PortlandNorth or northwest 4 or 5. Moderate or good.4.54.21
ShannonWesterly or northwesterly 4 or 5. Moderate or good.4.54
SoleNortherly or northwesterly 4 or 5. Moderate or good.4.54.26
HumberNortheasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 4, then northwesterly 4 or 5 in west later. In northeast, moderate or good. In southwest, moderate or good.4.44.37
VikingWest 3 or 4, backing southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. Moderate or good.4.43.81
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