Lot of emails on Encore oil Re’ the weather window. There are some good links below for weather updates round the Shetlands etc below.
For tidal information contact Shetland Coastguard on 01595 692976, or visit: www.tides.info or http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/EasyTide/EasyTide/index.aspx
Weather & Shipping Forecasts
Shetland Coastguard broadcast weather on VHF and MF Radio telegraphy at 0105 UTC and every 4 hours subsequently, alternatively contact Shetland Coastguard on 01595 692976.
The Met Office:
- Faeroese Weather Service: www.theyr.tv. Precision weather planner service which includes interactive maps and hour-to-hour predictions.
- Weather Call – 09014 722 076 or www.metoffice.com
- Weather bulletins for shipping are broadcast daily on BBC Radio 4 at the following times: 0048 and 0535 (long wave and FM) 1200 and 1755 (normally long wave only). The following are broadcast: Gale warnings, general synopsis, sea-area forecasts and coastal station reports.
- Northern Isles Weather Forecast, recorded in Fair Isle can be viewed at www.northisles-weather.co.uk.
A number of weather service websites have coverage for the Shetland Islands. Here are a selection of them:
The next 10 day forecast for the Shetlands may be helpful.