New clickable maps for Shipping and Inshore Waters Forecasts

The Met Office has relaunched its maritime safety section using ‘clickable’ maps to access the Shipping and Inshore Waters Forecasts. Users can also view real-time sea area gale warnings and strong coastal wind warnings as and when they are issued.

Those accessing the new pages on slower connections at sea will be able to print a flat-text version. The changes are the first phase in a number of improvements being made to the website over the coming months. Find out more at