Fantasy Shipping Forecast

How it works

Using the daily 0048 Shipping Forecast from the Met Office, 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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Built in March 2012 by Kevan Davis (@kevan)
See also: Radio 4b
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RegionForecast for 2021-01-16Today's ScoreWeekly Average
BaileyCyclonic becoming northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times, perhaps storm 10 later. Moderate or poor.8.26.34
HebridesCyclonic becoming northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times. Moderate or poor.7.66.04
MalinCyclonic becoming northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times. Moderate or poor.7.65.86
RockallCyclonic becoming northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times. Moderate or good.7.66.27
CromartySouth 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times, then veering west 5 to 7 later. Good, occasionally poor.75.84
FaeroesSoutheasterly becoming cyclonic mainly westerly, 7 to severe gale 9, but decreasing 5 or 6 for a time. Good, occasionally poor.6.75.85
Fair IsleSoutheasterly becoming cyclonic mainly westerly, 7 to severe gale 9, but decreasing 5 or 6 for a time. Moderate or poor.6.76.13
Southeast IcelandSoutheasterly becoming cyclonic mainly westerly, 7 to severe gale 9, but decreasing 5 or 6 for a time. Good, occasionally poor.6.76.02
VikingSouth 5 or 6 backing southeast 7 to severe gale 9. Good, occasionally poor.6.75.4
Irish SeaSouth 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, then veering west or northwest 4 to 6. Moderate or poor, becoming good.6.65.23
DoggerSouth 6 to gale 8, veering west 5 to 7 later. Good, occasionally poor.6.55.82
ForthSouth 6 to gale 8, veering west 5 to 7 later. Good, occasionally poor.6.55.57
FortiesSouth 6 to gale 8, veering west 5 to 7 later. Good, occasionally poor later.6.55.95
TyneSouth 6 to gale 8, veering west 5 to 7 later. Good, occasionally poor.6.55.57
North UtsireSoutheasterly 3 to 5 increasing 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later. Good, occasionally poor.6.25.01
FastnetSouth 6 to gale 8 veering west or northwest 4 to 6. Moderate or poor, becoming good.65.44
LundySouth 6 to gale 8 veering west or northwest 4 to 6. Moderate or poor, becoming good.65.63
ShannonWesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in northwest, then veering northwesterly 4 to 6. Moderate or poor, becoming good.65.69
PlymouthSouth 5 to 7 veering northwest 4 to 6. Moderate, occasionally very poor.5.54.99
South UtsireSoutheasterly 3 to 5 increasing 6 to gale 8. Good, occasionally poor later.5.55.1
HumberSouth 3 to 5 increasing 6 to gale 8, then veering northwest 4 to 6 later. Moderate, occasionally very poor.5.35.3
PortlandSouth 3 to 5 increasing 6 to gale 8, then veering northwest 4 to 6 later. Moderate, occasionally very poor.5.34.89
WightSouth 3 to 5 increasing 6 to gale 8, then veering northwest 4 to 6 later. Moderate, occasionally very poor.5.34.87
DoverSouth 3 to 5 increasing 6 or 7, then veering northwest 4 to 6 later. Moderate, occasionally very poor.5.14.76
ThamesSouth 3 to 5 increasing 6 or 7, then veering northwest 4 to 6 later. Moderate, occasionally very poor.5.15.01
SoleSouthwest 5 to 7 veering north 3 or 4. Good, occasionally poor.4.75.02
FisherVariable 2 to 4 becoming south 5 to 7. Good, occasionally poor.4.55.72
German BightVariable 2 to 4 becoming south 5 to 7. Moderate, occasionally very poor.4.55.53
BiscayVariable 2 to 4, becoming southwest then cyclonic 4 to 6. Good, occasionally poor at first.44.94
FitzRoyVariable 2 to 4 in far south, but elsewhere southwesterly becoming cyclonic 4 to 6. Good.44.96
TrafalgarNortherly or northeasterly 3 to 5, but variable 2 in northwest. Good, occasionally poor.3.34.13
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