shipping forecast

a detailed report on the weather conditions at sea, prepared by the Meteorological Office and broadcast four times a day on BBC Radio 4. The seas around the British Isles and northern and western Europe are divided into 31 areas, and information is given on the speed of the wind and how far it is possible to see in each area.

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