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.

If you want to organise a tournament, just ask your friends for their team names and use the box below to generate a leaderboard table whenever you like.

Check your progress

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
CromartySouthwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times. Good.7.66.68
ForthSouthwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times. Good.7.66.49
FortiesSouthwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times. Good.7.66.81
BaileySouthwest gale 8 to storm 10, veering west 5 to 7. Moderate or good.7.57.39
FaeroesSouthwest gale 8 to storm 10, veering west 5 to 7. Moderate or good.7.57.19
Fair IsleSouthwest gale 8 to storm 10, veering west 5 to 7. Good, occasionally moderate.7.57.23
HebridesSouthwest gale 8 to storm 10, veering west 5 to 7. Good.7.57.18
North UtsireSouthwesterly gale 8 to storm 10, veering westerly 5 to 7 later. Good.7.56.62
VikingSouthwesterly gale 8 to storm 10, veering westerly 5 to 7 later. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.7.56.93
RockallSouthwest gale 8 to storm 10, veering west or northwest 5 or 6 later. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.7.27.17
Irish SeaSouthwest 6 to gale 8. Moderate or poor, occasionally good.76.6
ShannonSouthwest 6 to gale 8. Good, occasionally moderate.76.43
South UtsireSouthwesterly 6 to gale 8. Good.76.2
DoggerSouthwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later. Good.6.66.14
FastnetSouthwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later. Good.6.66.18
FisherSouthwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later. Moderate or good.6.66
German BightWest or southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later. Moderate or good.6.66.24
HumberWest or southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later. Good, occasionally moderate.6.66.22
LundySouthwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later. Moderate or poor, occasionally good.6.66.18
TyneSouthwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later. Good, occasionally moderate.6.66.03
South-east IcelandCyclonic 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5 later. Moderate or good.6.36.71
SoleSoutherly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later. Moderate or poor, occasionally good.65.52
MalinSouthwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in north. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.5.76.83
DoverSouthwest 5 or 6. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.5.55.74
ThamesSouthwest 5 or 6. Good.5.55.91
FitzRoyIn south, easterly, veering southwesterly, 4 or 5. In north, southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.5.44.51
PlymouthSouthwest, backing south, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. Good.55.27
BiscaySoutheast 4 or 5. Moderate or poor, occasionally good.4.54.45
PortlandSouthwest, backing south, 4 or 5. Moderate or good.4.55.22
TrafalgarSoutheast 4 or 5. Moderate or poor, occasionally good.4.54.93
WightSouthwest, backing south, 4 or 5. Good.4.55.38
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