Shipping forecast times

BBC Radio 4 Shipping forecast times

The Shipping Forecast is a BBC Radio broadcast of weather reports and forecasts for the seas around the coasts of the British Isles. It is produced by the Met Office and broadcast by BBC Radio 4 on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

  1. 0048 – Transmitted on FM and LW.
  2. 0520 – Transmitted on FM and LW.
  3. 1201 – Normally transmitted on LW only.
  4. 1754 – Transmitted only on LW on weekdays.
Weather Forecast Sources
  • Met Office (Online)
  • VHF Radio
  • Navtex
  • BBC Radio 4
  • Local Marina
  • Port Authority
  • Newspaper/Magazine
  • IMMARSAT